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Chiang Mai

Stalls selling flower garlands and lotus flowers, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Thailand

Fire up and create a stir

Andrew Taylor Andrew Taylor learns the perfect recipe for spicing up your stay in Chiang Mai.

Asia

Older, wiser, still fun: has Contiki grown up?

Contiki

Ben Groundwater Putting preconceptions aside, The Backpacker joins a Contiki tour through South-East Asia to see what the youth travel company is offering these days.

Thailand

Treats at the temple door

Colour Factory sells brightly painted elephant figurines.

Leisa Tyler visits the boutiques and galleries bringing new life to the former colonial enclave of Chiang Mai.

Thailand

With two in tow

Theo and Ava Woodard with a family of the Lisu tribe, Chiang Mai.

From riding elephants to working in fields, touring temples to visiting schools, Amanda Woodard sees Thailand and Cambodia through fresh eyes - those of her children.

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Photos

Behind the scenes with the ladyboys

Chiang Mai Ladyboy

Take a behind the scenes look at Chiang Mai's only ladyboy show. In Thailand, kathoeys or ladyboys are very visible and much more accepted, called the third gender.

Travellers Tips

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World's top 10 cities for 2011 named

Valencia

Lonely Planet has drawn on the knowledge, passion and kilometres travelled by its staff, authors and online community to present the Top 10 Cities to visit in 2011.

Tips

How to work your way around the world

Sangduen

If you're looking for more than your everyday itinerary involving must-see monuments and unforgettable hostels, there may be a job in it for you.

Map of Chiang Mai

Travel News

Fuel pump fault causes Qantas A380 to turn back mid-flight

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GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK 19 Apr | A Qantas flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne was forced to turn back mid-air because of a fuel pump fault.

I know this great little place: Roberta Sudbrack

NINA KARNIKOWSKI | When Roberta Sudbrack opened her self-titled restaurant in Rio, she brought to her kitchen the skills learnt from seven years' cooking at Brazil's presidential palace and her love of organic produce.

Frequent Flyer: Simon Westcott

JANE REDDY | Simon Westcott is the owner and chief executive LUXE City Guides.

Traveller letters: Thanks for the disloyalty, Qantas

An experience that reinforces last week's comment that Qantas does not care about its loyal Frequent Flyer members.

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