5 Ways to Travel Deeper in Northern Thailand

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Go north, young man! AFAR Ambassador Dan Tom recently heeded that call and—by avoiding Bangkok and the popular southern islands that he’d visited his first time around—got to experience Thailand in a whole new way. While in Northern Thailand, he learned to make traditional pottery, browsed a buzzing night market in Nan, and enjoyed scenic rides past rice fields and Buddhist temples. Read on for highlights that will inspire you to put this lesser-visited region on your wish list.

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