Chiang Mai
The former capital of the ancient Lanna kingdom, Chiang Mai has kept its traditional roots. From its temples to its cuisine, you can still experience the old ways of the northern kingdom. For the more adventurous traveler, Chiang Mai presents a variety of activities, from training as a mahout (elephant keeper) to swinging through the trees. After wearing yourself out by exploring the region's many curiosities, you can reward yourself with wonderful Thai food and relaxing massages.