Pai Archive

Organising Thailand Tourist Visas From Singapore

The first port of call after having my Australian passport renewed was the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore to organise our 60 day Tourist Visas. For those of you who aren’t aware, Australian’s receive thirty (30) days of free tourist visa access if they fly into Thailand. If you enter by land then it

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Magic Travel Blog – Trip Update 2

Time for Magic Travel Blog’s Trip Update 2! It has been about six weeks since we last did an update. Our first update was from Kuala Lumpur all the way through Malaysia, into Thailand, up to Chiang Mai where we went to the dentist a lot. We ended our trip update just before we

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Advice For Doing the Mae Hong Son Loop

We have now successfully completed the Mae Hong Son Loop. It was a lot of fun. We met some interesting people, saw some beautiful scenery, rode some great roads and generally had a good time. Based on our experience I have some advice for anyone else who is planning on doing it. Carry water

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Mae Hong Son Loop Day 7 – Pai To Chiang Mai

Time to leave the hippie mecca that is Pai and return to Chiang Mai. Supposedly there are 762 curves between the two towns. We talked about stopping somewhere along the way but, looking at the map, there didn’t seem to be much on offer. Both of us were looking forward to getting back to

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Mae Hong Son Loop Day 6 – Exploring Pai

Day 6 was another rest day. We’ve never been good with rest days. Sitting around. Not doing stuff. Instead we decided that the best way to rest would be to spend the day touring the area around Pai. Click here if the map/picture thing doesn’t load First, we headed back to Good Life for

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Mae Hong Son Loop Day 5 – Mae Hong Son To Pai

Day 5 and we’re on the road again. It was time to depart the sleepy town of Mae Hong Son and head back out into the wilderness. Well, if you count cruising between towns on a well maintained, sealed road as “wilderness”. Click here if the map/picture thing doesnt work During the previous evenings’

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Leisure Time In Pai

Tanya and I just spent a lovely weekend at Pai which is north of Chiang Mai and very near the Myanmar border. Pai is a wonderful little hippy town filled with meditation instructors, massage classes and vegetarian restaurants. It’s not the most exciting place in the world but if you’re after a quiet weekend

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