I spent the day bonding with my daughter at a Thai cooking school, and we had the best time. We visited the market to buy the vegetables and learnt the intricacies of Thai cooking.
If you are interested in learning more about Buddhism, you can take part in Monk Chat at Wat Chedi Luang in the Old City. Not only will your curiosity be satisfied but you will also be helping the Monks to learn English.
Of course, the most sacred Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai is Wat Phra That Doi Suthep which overlooks Chiang Mai from the heights of Doi Suthep mountain.
The Saturday Walking Street Market is a fabulous places for picking up souvenirs, local arts and crafts, jewellery and clothing, as well as tasty street food.
It’s a fun place to explore, a rabbit warren of fabric, home wares, Buddhist items, clothing and jewellery, Thai snacks and fresh produce.