Tired of eating noodle soup for breakfast, lunch and dinner? Taking a taxi to a supermarket on a Saturday morning is an adventure worth experiencing.
There's not much golden or triangular about it, really, but spending time at the intersection of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand floating down the Mekong, trekking in the hills or learning about the area's drug trade at the Hall of Opium is worth a few days in addition to the city of Chiang Rai's attractions.
The province of Lampang is a popular destination for those who like to get close to nature. The Thai Elephant Conservation Center under Royal Patronage lets you spend anywhere from a few days to a month helping care for some of the 50 elephants that live there.
The most popular sight in this small but historically significant province is Wat Phra Tha Haripunchai, which dates back anywhere between 1,200 and 400 years, depending on what you consider the original structure to be.
He comes over last week and she tells him to basically piss off.
Heartbroken he reached out to me but I couldn't say anything but I told you so.