20 Days: Spend X-Mas in the North of Thailand and New Year's by the Beach | Exploring Hidden Gems & Chillax

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*** ONLY ONE SPOT LEFT! It needs to be a woman who is willing to share the bed with another woman. In Chiang Mai, we will have five bedrooms. In Rayong though, we will have just three bedrooms but one of them has a king-size bed, which could be shared.*** Hi! My name is Barbara and since 2014, I have been living as a digital nomad. I write about my experiences around the world on my blog. My focus is on outdoor adventures and work-life balance. In this way, I want to inspire people to start their own journey to freedom and to experience and explore the beauty of nature. I also mentor people in different topics (e.g. self-publishing, Instagram, blogging, or starting an online business) and offer 6 hours of mentoring to each person booking this trip with us on any chosen topic. As last year, I will spend the coming winter with my husband Toby in Chiang Mai, one of my favorite places in the whole world. Here's what you can expect from this trip in Chiang Mai: ๐ŸŒ We will celebrate Christmas and New Year's by the ocean ๐ŸŒ We will spend lots of time at the pool and partying in Chiang Mai ๐ŸŒ We will go on a trip to Doin Inthanon, Thailand's highest peak, and an ethical elephant camp (see the schedule below) ๐ŸŒ We will get to know the local culture and visit temples, and night markets (expenses not included) ๐ŸŒ Up for some dancing fitness? I'm a certified Zumbaยฎ instructor! ๐ŸŒ Wanna work out together or do yoga? We have lots of space to get fit together! We're looking for 1 more person to join us in Chiang Mai & Rayong to celebrate the holidays, enjoy the sun, have good conversations, and lots of fun while also do some coworking. Let's make this an unforgettable experience! โœจ

About me! I'm Barbara, a travel blogger and digital nomad. When I went to Chiang Mai for the first time, back in 2016, I immediately fell in love with this city. I love the vibe, the community, the area itself. Normally, I'm more of an island person but Chiang Mai stole my heart, although it's not close to the beach. But that's why we will have both: Time in Chiang Mai and also down south in Rayong.

About the accommodation: We will stay in a villa just outside of Chiang Mai town (15 minutes' ride to Old Town). - You will have your private room with its own bathroom - There is a big pool for communal use - There is a kitchen where we can cook (Toby loves to cook!) - There are several fresh markets just 10 minutes' walking distance - There is a cute cafรฉ for coworking or chilling just 5 minutes walking distance The villa in Rayong: - Three bedrooms - A shared pool - A gym - 500 meters from the sea If you have any questions, you can let me know in the Q&A section! See you in Thailand, Barbara & Toby

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Accommodation with own bathroom
WIFI in the house
Swimming pool access
Lifelong memories and connections
Travel insurance for Germany/Austria
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Mentoring (e.g. self-publishing/Insta)
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The trip organized by Barbara was the perfect mix of coliving and coworking. We had wonderful experiences together and despite everything, everyone had the flexibility to take time for themselves. Many thanks for everything โค๏ธ
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Trip Itinerary

Chiang Mai

Day 1-2
We will have a 5-bedroom house (every bedroom has its own bathroom) with a pool and a kitchen. It's a 15-minute drive to Old Town, which we will visit several times to see the temples and the famous night markets. Let's celebrate Christmas in Chiang Mai! I have several activities that are optional to do, Iโ€™ve tried all of them and I can guarantee you these are the best things to do here :)

Doi Saket District

Day 2-3
We will go to a self-sustainable farmstay and spend one night there. Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of rural Thailand, our one-night stay on a self-sustainable farm will be a serene escape into the heart of nature. The farm, a harmonious blend of traditional Thai agriculture and modern eco-friendly practices, will welcome us with open arms.

Chiang Mai

Day 3-12
Optional: โœ”๏ธ Have a Thai cooking class Want to learn how to grow vegetables and tasty herbs from the garden? And how to cook delicious Thai food? Let's have a Thai cooking class! Optional: โœ”๏ธ Wat Phra That Doi Suthep If you are in Chiang Mai, you will hear many people talking about Doi Suthep. Most people mean the Buddhist temple or temple complex Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, where the last two words of the name refer to the mountain on whose slopes the area is located. From Chiang Mai, it is 15 kilometers to the sacred site, where you can experience the local culture and at the same time enjoy a great view of the valley. Around it stretches the Doi Suthep-Pui National Park with its 261 square kilometers area. Optional: โœ”๏ธ The Monk Trail The Monk Trail is a hiking trail that takes about 45 minutes. It brings you from the end of Suthep Road to Wat Pha Lat. From there you can go on hiking to reach Doi Suthep.


Day 12-21
We will spend New Year's Eve and the first days of 2024 by the Ocean. We will stay in a beautiful little villa with three bedrooms, a shared pool, gym, and sea view. It's just 500 meters from the beach. After an amazing week in Rayong, the trip comes to an end. If you stick in the area, you can also book our next trip in Thailand and join us for some more exploring and coworking!
Trip Summary
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21 days trip
Chiang Mai, Doi Saket District & 2 more
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Questions and Answers

Hi Barbara, Is there airport arrival facility available from Chiang Mai airport. How far is the vil... Read More

Hi Debasis, yes, exactly. You either fly to Chiang Mai or take a train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai (the cheaper version). The airport is 30 minutes driving from the villa. The train station about 15 mi... Read More

Hi Barbara, very interested in this trip. Just wondering if the activities described as optional are... Read More

Hi Vero, thanks for your message! No, they are not included :) Let me know if you have more questions! Best, Barbara

Hello Barbara! I am interested in your trip and wanted to ask if the trip ends in the national park ... Read More

Hi Jana, thanks for your question! The trip ends in Chiang Mai. Not in Bangkok and also not in the jungle โ˜บ๏ธ I actually have to adjust that ๐Ÿ˜… Feel free to write me if you have more questions. Best re... Read More

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