Scout Sixteen - Thailand Vlog Chiang Mai

Adventures in Chiang Mai

Scout Sixteen - Thailand Vlog Chiang Mai

I’m a little late on the game, but I wanted to share some more video from my exciting trip to Thailand last month. I had an absolute blast joining the Tourism Authority of Thailand on a whirlwind tour of the country. During this leg of the trip, we took a flight (via Bangkok Airways) to Chiang Mai in the northern part of Thailand. Once we landed in Chiang Mai, we were whisked to our insanely beautiful hotel, the Anantara Resort & Spa. I kid you not… it was one of the most breath-taking properties I’ve ever stayed in; it was a sanctuary of earthy elements and zen-focused spaces.

We took a Muay Thai class, sailed the Ping River on a sunset dinner cruise, and shopped the local night markets (where we got $9 90-minute foot massages). We also enjoyed an incredibly intimate dinner at the vintage-themed The Service 1921, located right on the property of the Anantara. A mixologist whipped up some of the craziest (and most delicious) cocktails we had all trip. On one of our final days, we hiked up the side of a mountain to visit the Wat Chalermprakiat temple, which offered breathtaking views of the Lampang Province. Our time in Chiang Mai ended with an experience that undoubtedly was my personal favorite: visiting Maesa Elephant Camp, where a big family of elephants live side-by-side with their mahout caretakers. See the full video below!

I can’t wait to share my third and final video with you tomorrow showing off my time in Krabi. It was so epic!

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Scout Sixteen is a lifestyle blog from Justin Livingston. Justin grew up in Mississippi but relocated to New York City in 2008. On Scout Sixteen, Justin shares his passion in fashion, travel, food and drink, and mental wellness.