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  • New Bars in Jetyod Road, Chiang Rai

    Cowboy at the Bar

    Two new bars have emerged in the last couple of weeks in the Jetyod Road area of Chiang Rai. Or maybe I should say 1 1/2 bars.

  • Chiang Rai Bars Officially Opening 1st July

    The day is nearly here, at last. This Covid nonsense is going away I hope.

    I am getting LINE and Messenger messages from a few bars in Jetyod Road ordering me to go and drink in their bars on 1st July.

  • Chiang Rai Lockdown Experiences


    The lockdown in Chiang Rai has been going on a few weeks. No bars, no massage, no alcohol. The last time I went to a bar in Jetyod Road was 17th March, This is not how retirement is meant to be. Let us hope the restrictions are lifted soon.

    So what have we been doing?

  • Chiang Rai to Host Half Marathon & Running Summit

    Chiang Rai Governor

    Chiang Rai is to host a Global Running Summit and a half marathon between 4th and 7th July, this year (2019). Put the dates in your diary or Google Calendar.

    This is part of a

  • Chiang Rai Beach - No Sea or Sand

    Chiang Rai Beach Sign

    Yes, there is a beach in Chiang Rai although there is no sea and no sand. Chiang Rai beach is an area on the banks of the River Kok about 5 Km from the town centre.

  • The Singha Park - Chiang Rai

    Singha Pak Entrance

    Just a few minutes drive to the south west of Chiang Rai town is Singha Park. It wil be on your right hand side as you come from town. You can't miss it, just look out

  • Map of Jetyod Road, Chiang Rai - Girlie Bars

    Chiang Rai Clocktower

    There are obviously other areas in Chiang Rai that have some good bars, restaurants etc but this map is about Jetyod Road only. It is the only area where there is P4P for available as far as I know but as I have stated elsewhere, P4P is not available in all the bars. So please do not assume it

  • Bad Air in Northern Thailand and Stubble Burning

    Burning Stubble - Thailand

    Its been going on for months now - the air quality in Northern Thailand leaves a lot to be desired. In fact at times it has been hazardous to health and proper masks are needed. Not the cheap surgical masks but ones that filter PM 2.5. The former are a waste of money and will not filter out

  • Beer Bars, P4P, Massage in Chiang Rai Town Centre

    Two Girls Working at Smile Bar

    Having been in Chiang Rai a few months I quickly realised that the bar scene revolving around P4P and bar girls is quite limited. But it does exist.

    Chiang Rai is nothing like Bangkok and certainly nothing like Pattaya.

    In fact when it comes to nightlife you will

  • Thai Electricity - UPS Essential

    Hard Drive Replacement

    I am normally tolerant and understand that the electricity supply in Bangkok can be temperamental, but my patience is running thin now. We have had four power cuts and power surges in 2 days, one caused by an area of land sinking causing power lines and a sewer pipe to collapse, and three