Chiang Mai articles

Ram Bar Chiang Mai – Gay Soi 6

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.


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

Tai Yai Boys at Adam's Apple

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


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 – Festivals and Hotels

November heralds the start of Chiang Mai’s splendid and much anticipated cool season. This is the time of year when many friends return for the more temperate winter climate, and the festivals begin.