Finding Balance at Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

The good life is about finding balance If you’ve ever ridden a pink water buffalo, you’ll know that’s also about balance—in your core, for sure, but if you’ll allow me a little cheese, also in your heart and your sense of adventure. They like to say Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai is nestled in rice paddies. But that doesn’t begin to describe the lush setting of this farmlands-chic resort in the Mai Rim Valley, with Doi Suthep mountain in the distance, tiers of emerald everywhere you cast your eye. With 98 pavilion rooms, pool villas and residences ringing central fields and ponds, a watermill here, a wooden bridge there, it’s village living at the highest level. The sun sets a

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These Are the Hottest Tables in Thailand Now

The five hardest reservations to get in Thailand today French, Italian, Spanish and Thai. Haute, neighborhoody, effusive and elusive. Cote Photos courtesy of Cote. Chef Mauro Colagreco has three Michelin stars and is the reigning No. 1 in the World’s 50 Best for his restaurant Mirazur, in Menton, France. In addition to that perfect culinary pedigree, Cote is in the uber-luxury Capella Bangkok hotel, which finally opened October 1 after the whole city (and sundry others) spent a great long while champing at the bit. Toss in the fact that all tables overlook the river, and you’ve got the recipe for fully booked weekend nights. Mauro’s man on the ground is Davide Garavaglia, who was chef de cuisine at Mirazur,

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Inside ‘The Inside House’

Chiang Mai’s latest in luxury Chiang Mai’s newest luxury hotel comes with 14 private pools set against intricate touches of traditional Lanna architecture. If not for the impeccable cobbled driveway and stately white and green archways, you might miss the entrance to The Inside House. Built within the walls of the historic Old City, Chiang Mai’s latest five-star hotel is within walking distance of iconic temples, night markets and the city’s top attractions. Bedroom with Balcony Made up of 30 rooms with 16 bedrooms and 14 suites each with private pools, it’s an oasis from the Northern Thai heat. The spacious, colonial-style suites are adorned with marble flooring, Thai wood-carved designs, plantation shutters and a sprawling bathroom complete with clawfoot

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