Chiang Mai articles

Chiang Mai – High Season is coming

November sees the return of many winter birders significantly swelling the gay ex-pat population and, along with flocks of tourists and swarming digital nomads, the city becomes noticeably busier. Those gay businesses that survived the low season become lively party venues with the influx of customers.

Chiang Mai gay sauna

For some gay fun in the afternoon, Chiang Mai has two gay saunas where you can laze around the pool. Club One Seven has been open four years, and has a wonderful location right on the banks of the Ping River

Chiang Mai Gay Scene

Whether you want to chill out, immerse yourself in history or simply check out the smoking hot nightlife, Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand, has a little bit of something to please everyone.

Chiang Mai – the rise and rise of Soi 6

Chiang Mai – the rise and rise of Soi 6
By David Edwards

It’s just over a year since Ram bar moved into its new custom built venue on Chiang Mai’s Charoen Prathet Soi 6, and what a fabulously successful year it has been. Gay Soi 6 (Note: Soi means alley or side street in Thai) has now become Chiang Mai’s de facto gay street and is steadily growing in popularity.

Ten years in Gay Chiang Mai

As Thai Puan celebrates ten years of publication, we look back at what has changed in Chiang Mai over that time. Chiang Mai continues to be a major construction zone with some areas almost unrecognisable from ten years ago.

Chiang Mai – What to do when it rains

Chiang Mai – What to do when it rains By David Edwards September is historically the wettest month in Chiang Mai and one of the quietest for tourism.  Whilst many prefer the cool nights and warm sunny days of the winter high season, others relish Chiang Mai’s quiet season.  Although a little calmer, gay nightlife