A visit to Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Thailand

A visit to Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This article would be the last instalment of our travel program to Chiang Mai, Thailand, with Team Epiphany Go Chiang Mai during 29th January 2018 to 3rd February 2018. We spent some time visiting and understanding three different sectors of Maesa Elephant Camp, namely, Thai Elephant Kingdom at Maesa Elephant Camp, Maesa Elephant Nursery and The Thai Elephant Care Center (Maesa Elder Camp). Brief history and cultural signifance of Elephants in Thailand Elephants play an important role in Thai society, culture and history. The elephant is the official national animal of Thailand, …

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Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park

Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park? My initial thoughts, “… What kind of place is this that we are visiting? It doesn’t sound too interesting ….” Yes, that’s my first reaction when I heard of this destination that was on our schedule planned by Tiffany, the person who liaised most of the travel planning and discussions with the respective travel, tourism and hospitality companies for our Chiang Mai trip. However, I confessed that when I first stepped into Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park in the afternoon after our half day trip to Doi Suthep National Park in the morning, I was in awe of this …

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Doi Suthep-Pui National Park (Half Day Tour) in Chiang Mai

On the third day of our Chiangmai adventure, we met our friendly tour guides from Chiang Mai Local Tours. Earlier on the second day of our Chiang Mai adventure, we went to Doi Inthanon National Park for their full day tour package. For this tour, it’s a half day tour to Doi Suthep-Pui National Park. Doi Suthep-Pui National Park is a short distance away from Chiang Mai, our first destination for the half day tour was Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is the most important temple in Chiang Mai, upon …

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Doi Inthanon National Park (Full Day tour) Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, a gorgeous cultural city in the Northern part of Thailand. My last visit to Chiangmai was a few decades back and I had some memories of the places that I visited in Chiang Mai. When I confirmed my travel trip to Chiang Mai with Team EpiphanyGoChiangMai, I was very excited and started researching on the destinations to visit during our 6D5N trip to Chiang Mai. Searching various websites from Thailand Tourism Authority, Thai National Parks, TripAdviser, travel blogs etc etc … I discovered that there were a number of National Parks in Northern Thailand, all these information got …

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Baisiri Maya Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Modern, cosy, comfortable, boutique hotel with some awesome views from the Premier Room, located inside Chiang Mai city centre, 10-15mins away from Chiang Mai International Airport and major tourist attractions in Chiang Mai. Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce Baisiri Maya Hotel! This was the hotel that Team #EpiphanyGoChiangMai (Team Epiphany Duplet: Tiffany Yong and Peps Goh, along with Valentino Tan and myself) stayed in during our recent travel adventure to Chiang Mai from 29th January 2018 to 3rd February 2018. Baisiri Maya Hotel was our home base when we visited, explored and covered a few tourist destinations in Chiang Mai. For …

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Reflecting Q1 2018 (Photography only)

31st March 2018, time flies fast and furious, it’s not something that we do not know. Today is the last day of the first quarter of year 2018 and I decided to take a few hours of quiet time for me to reflect on my personal and business side of photography during this first quarter of 2018. First and foremost, let me start on the business aspect for my photography: Slow and small growth, not exponential, in this current economic climate, it’s still pretty difficult on the ground level. Photography business portfolio is expanding, need to upload and showcase more …

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MDIS at Chingay 2018

Chingay is one of Singapore’s major events, it is the largest street performance and float parade in Asia, attracting many participants from both local and businesss communities, as well as international guests from around the world. The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), one of the leading private education institutions (ranked Top 3 among PEIs) in Singapore, participated in Chingay 2018, their 4th year participating in this iconic and major Singapore event, bringing with them their youthful enthusiasm and energy to the visitors at Chingay 2018. Thanks to MDIS, I was invited to visit the MDIS Chingay 2018 contingent during …

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