Travel with chozun

#chozunaday: In Chiang Mai, Taipei, Tripura, Patras & Kujawy

Kujawy, Poland

Kujawy, Poland

As Chinese New Year approaches next week, chozun 途赞 are certainly in the mood to celebrate. This week, we’ve celebrated Chiang Mai – Thailand, Patras – Greece, Taipei – Taiwan, Tripura – India & today, Kujawy – Poland #chozunaday:

Celebrated: National Teacher’s Day (วันครู Wan Kruu)

Place: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Date: 16 January

After the bustle of Bangkok, head for a well deserved break surrounded by pristine rainforest reserves, mountains (like Doi Inthanon – Thailands highest mountain), churning waterfalls, serene forest, bubbling hot springs & peaceful country villages.

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Celebrated: Patras Carnival kicks off!

Place: Patras, Greece

Date: 17 January

Patras transforms for a week of wildness! Costume parades, colourful floats, hidden treasure hunt & much more.

3 travel tips for Patras:

1. If Vintage Shopping is your thing, check out this hidden gem: Motel Vintage Store

2. Have a truly unique, historic winery experience at Achaia Clauss Winery

3. Head 7km North of Patras to Rio if you’re after a nudist beach! (if that’s your thing)…

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Celebrated: Jay Chou’s (周杰伦) birthday

Place: Taipei, Taiwan

Date: 18 January

Born in Taipei, Chou leads a new trend of music, combining Western musical elements & Chinese literature terms – “China Wind”.

Dining, Relaxation & Shopping tips: 

  1. Dining: Check out RAW but you’ll have to book well in advance (or of course, we can get you a table)
  2. Massage: Villa.like 悅禾莊園SPA -仁愛會館 in Da’an District
  3. Shopping: Night markets! All of them! Go wild.

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Celebrated:  Kokborok Day

Place: Tripura, India

Date: 19 January

Kokborok Day is celebrated to recognise the Kokborok language – one of the most widely spoken Tibetu-Burman languages in the North East part of India.

Far from India’s popular tourist circuits, Tripura is a culturally charming place – many royal palaces, temples, and best known for it’s Sepahijala Wildlife Sanctuary. Pull up a rug, have a picnic, go boating & enjoy the monkeys!

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Celebrated: Cheese! National Cheese Day! 🧀

Place: Kujawy, Poland

Date: 20 January

Did you know, Kujawy, Poland is where the earliest evidence of cheese making dates back to?

What to do in Kujawy?

Wander the streets of the town of Torun, travel back to medieval times & remember to taste the best gingerbread around!

Until next week, when we will be celebrating Chinese New Year in style…

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