Our apartment is tucked in between two busy roads here in Chiang Mai, so we can stay plenty occupied, but we do appreciate that we’re on a quiet back lane. A little more local, and most of our neighbors here at the Baan Lanna Moon apartments are expats or on extended vacations, much like us. Our neighbor Herb is a friendly Canadian with a lovely garden and an open-door policy. It kind of feels like the dorms at college, but with a global twist. We have lots of interesting and chatty neighbors, and Jane has even had a few occasions to practice her French.
We’re paying 7,000 Thai Baht per month for our place, which is about 220 USD. Pretty much a steal! The apartment isn’t huge by any means, but that’s not a problem since we have access to a great pool and lounge area downstairs, as well as a communal kitchen when we feel like cooking. Not to mention, it’s fun just to get out to wander the streets of the city and get a little bit lost now and then.