An Unexpected Treasure Find… Nestled in a forest on the outskirts of Lampang, Northern Thailand, is Vegan Town. A brand new eco farming community with the mission to promote healthy living to all of Thailand. Stumbling across this hidden paradise, […]
Doi Suthep: Wat Phrathat and Wat Pha Lat Unbeknownst to us, we saved the best of Chiang Mai for last. Carved into the mountainside to the west of the city, Doi Suthep is spread over different levels and houses various […]
As a traveller, I found Chiang Mai a bit disappointing. Perhaps it was all the hype. All that talk of Chiang Mai being a vegan paradise/oasis (pick your metaphor). It’s not that it isn’t, but rather that coming from Berlin, […]
After 5 and a half months of an amazing journey around the world with Vegan Travel, Cody and I made our way back to Thailand where we were graced with the awesome presence of my cousins Aaron and Isaac, and […]
It’s much easier to get to the islands of Thailand from inland than I thought, and cheaper than I was expecting! We knew we wanted to either go to Ko Samui or Koh Phangan and luckily they both take the […]
Vegan food, culture, and elephants are probably the top three reasons Marissa and I had Thailand at the top of our list for this trip. Our trip to Thailand wouldn’t have been complete without spending time with elephants, but if […]
After sharing my advice and suggestions about what not to do in Thailand, I thought it only fair to also let everyone know about the abundance of incredible responsible travel activities there are to participate in without negatively affecting the […]
Chiang Mai is becoming quite the popular destination amongst vegans. It’s very easy to find online all the vegan restaurants in the area you are visiting, so I thought I would put together my list of places that I think […]
Responsible travel is something that we feel every traveller should participate in. This type of tourism lessens negative environmental, social, and economical impact, and enhances the well being of local people and animals. It also supports the principles of social […]
Chiang Mai is known for its beautiful Buddhist wats (temples). There are over 200 wats in Chiang Mai, some dating all the way back to 1296. All are beautifully preserved. We’ve visited Chiang Mai several times but never really explored […]
I know when I’m at home I end up making the same three meals and I cycle through them throughout the month. I can perfect those three things, but ask me to get creative by trying to make a new dish […]
Chiang Mai is a low rise city filled with ornate temples and canals. The pace of life is much slower than bustling Bangkok, but it has a charm all its own. In the last 20 years, tourism has transformed this […]
Fancy helping a dog to travel to their forever home? Become a flight volunteer! At Elephant Nature Park Dogs – now Dog Sanctuary Thailand, there are over 450 dogs waiting to find love! There is usually always a dog waiting […]
To be fair, it could have been any country, but it was Thailand. And I could have been volunteering with orangutans, or sloth bears. But elephants are one of my favorite animals, so I chose elephants to spend time with. […]
Hello fellow vegan travellers!! This is our first ever blog, so we thought what better way to start it off – Elephant Nature Park! This place is amazing for so many different reasons!! Our first time volunteering here, we were unaware […]
Hey, Vegan Travellers! Could it be that it is already time for another round-up? Yes, yes it could. Could it be that I am once again agog and aghast at how quickly my time in a given country has gone […]
Hey Vegan Travellers! I just had the most incredible week at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The whole week went by so ridiculously quickly that I almost don’t even know how to separate it out to find […]
The first half of our Thailand visit has went by ridiculously fast. Our few days in Bangkok passed like a blur of delicious cake and curry; we had a few days in Kanchanaburi and a day trip over the famous […]
Chiang Mai may very well be the happiest place on earth. Sorry not sorry, Disney. From the moment Ross and I arrived here, it has been a vegan dream. The cheapest place in town that had more positive reviews than […]
Ming Kwan Vegetarian is delicious jay restaurant in Chiang Mai, serving plant-based vegetarian meals. Catering to Buddhist monks whose diet is almost vegan (they still eat honey), Jay restaurants are a great place to enjoy yummy vegan meals. Ming Kwan Vegetarian gives you the […]
Free Bird Cafe is an organic vegetarian and vegan charity cafe established for a love of healthy, whole, local homemade food, coffee and smoothies and to support the work of Thai Freedom House; a language and arts community learning center […]
Jay My Jam Jay is a Buddhist vegetarian restaurant in Chiang Mai with a large selection of jay meals including soups, mock meats, rice dishes, vegan burgers, and more. It is located one block from Wat Suan Dok Buddhist temple.
At The Canteen in Chiang Mai, enjoy tapas (small plates) of a wide variety of international dishes eaten as appetizers or combined together to make a full, colorful meal. They use only seasonal and regional ingredients from local suppliers and fresh markets. […]
Pun Pun Wat SuanDok offers inventive, nutritious, vegetarian Thai food, organic local coffee and shakes and smoothies. Directions: First find Wat Suan Dok temple on Suthep Road going west out of the moat. Turn into the temple and walk back […]
Experiencing the world with all our senses is what makes us feel alive. At BODHI TREE CAFÉ, situated in the heart of Chiang Mai City with its charming spirit we will do our best to give you a unique experience. […]
Amrita Garden Cafe is a vegetarian macrobiotic, healthful eating spot in Chiang Mai, Thailand that is connected to a traditional Thai teakwood home that can be rented for lodging in the city. The cafe offers a set daily lunch menu […]
The Salad Concept in Chiang Mai serves a large variety of salads, homemade dressings and healthy juices. They use clean, fresh and pesticide free vegetables, and their dressings are free from preservatives, coloring agents and MSG.
Morning Glory is a restaurant and cooking school in Chiang Mai that serves standard Thai fare with vegan options. Note, their sign states “Morning Glory Vegan,” but they serve yogurt and honey, so be sure to ask about specific dishes.
May Kaidee is a chain of vegan/vegetarian restaurants and cooking schools with locations in Bangkok & Chiang Mai, Thailand, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and NYC. Our restaurants offer a variety of Thai vegetarian, vegan and Raw food selections.
Moreganic Vegetarian Restaurant serves only vegetarian and vegan cuisine. With an eclectic selection of Thai and Western influenced vegetarian dishes and equally creative beverages on offer, Moreganic offers you an array of delicious, innovative dishes that are sure to make […]
BEES – Burm and Emily’s Elephant Sanctuary is a home for old,injured and retired elephants needing rest and/or permenant care. At BEES we give elephants a chance to live free and to just be elephants. BEES provide an alternative for […]
Founded by Sanguden “Lek” Chailert and her partner, Elephant Nature Park is a unique conservation project set in the Chiang Mai Province in Northern Thailand. The park is dedicated to providing a sanctuary for former captive working elephants, as well […]
The Care for Dogs Objectives are: ++Reducing the overpopulation of street and temple dogs through sterilization /spaying programs and local adoptions. ++Operating a rescue centre for puppies and dogs (which is used for adoptions, after-care from surgery/sterilisation, or for transitional […]
We are a nonprofit group of people whose aim is to prevent cruelty, promote kindness and alleviate the suffering of cats and dogs in Chiang Mai. Our main activity is sterilisation in order to reduce the numbers of unwanted puppies […]
Chiang Mai Kristi House Friendly Service & Comfortable Rooms. We offer: Double Rooms, clean and quiet with Bathtub, hot shower,with air condition and Fan Rooms available for 200-400 baht/Night. -Free Wifi – Cable TV. -Safe deposit box -Tour&Trex; -Store Room. […]
LOCATION • Convenient location in Chiang Mai’s Old City • Authentic and quiet neighborhood • Away from the crowded tourist areas • Walk 10-15 to main tourist area • Local eateries, ATM, Minimarts nearby ROOM TYPES • 4 Room categories […]
Enjoy a Central Chiang Mai location Nestled in the heart of Chiang Mai, within the moat-surrounded walls of the northern capital’s old city on Thapae road is Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort. The resort can easily be reached from the […]
The videos and blogs on this page were contributed by members of our vegan community who recently traveled to Thailand and graciously shared their travel experiences. Follow your fellow vegan travelers as they explore Chiang Mai compassionately, meet local vegans and other vegan travelers, and share the amazing vegan food they find during their travels! They share the sites they visited, the places they stayed at, vegan shops they found, and the sites and activities they enjoyed during their time in Chiang Mai. Some also visit animal sanctuaries in the countries they travel to and kindly share the stories of the animals they meet. Join our vegan community and share your travel adventures with our global vegan community and collectively we can show the world how easy it is to be vegan and travel compassionately.
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