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    Why decide on Chiang Mai, Thailand


    Our Chiang Mai Center: Advantages of Training here.


    The School’s Chiang Mai training center is one of the most popular TEFL course training centers in Thailand. It is the number one choice for prospective students who besides excelling in the course, also want to truly explore Thailand in all its beauty and authenticity.

    Thailand’s northern capital, Chiang Mai blends tradition and cosmopolitan glamor in its vibrant backstreets. The gorgeous city lets international students have a taste of local Thai lifestyle without much culture shock. The city is vibrant, bustling and awe-inspiring. It offers easy access to all modern conveniences even as it provides a strong traditional worldview. Most prospective students are concerned about not being able to comfortably fit into a new environment. Rest assured that Chiang Mai has one of the most welcoming ambience for study in Thailand.

    Chiang Mai has a charming allure which makes visitors want to never leave once they have experienced living here. As a visitor you will find a lot to do here. You can explore magnificent temples, discover local products in the street markets, explore Thai cuisine at restaurants and go shopping at malls – all while getting your TEFL certification. You may want to remember that Chiang Mai is also known as the vegetarian capital of Thailand. The food here is unique and flavourful.  Many locals are proficient in English, which makes your TEFL certification in Chiang Mai so much easier. Plus, this stunning city is home to a growing number of expatriates, which lends Chiang Mai an undoubtedly multi-cultural vibe.

    If you are a nature lover, you can easily escape the urban space of the city as a drive to the seemingly endless and stunning countryside is only a few minutes long. Chiang Mai is situated at the foothills of stunning national parks and gorgeous natural scenery. Doi Suthep, known as Chiang Mai’s crown jewel, provides a magical backdrop for sunsets. The drive to its summit is 15 kilometers long and provides breath-taking views of the entire city. Doi Inthanon, the highest peak in Thailand, at an elevation of 2,565 meters, is also easily accessible by a short scooter ride. In addition, the Natural Park, situated about 3 hours away offers excellent camping facilities, including a host of amazing walking trails and beautiful waterfalls. It is the perfect place to explore the local flora and fauna. You can also take a day trip to Chiang Rai where the famous White Temple is situated.

    Chiang Mai has a palpable spirit, formed by the symbiotic relationship between local Thai culture and the influence from its large network of expatriate residents. It is a city known for its love for spice and zest. If you choose the study center here for your TEFL certification course, you will definitely find a home away from home for the duration of your stay.

    Who is the Chiang Mai training location for?

    The city of Chiang Mai is well known for its unique culture, music and art. It has a warm vibe that makes the city feel homely to visitors. At the same time, Chiang Mai is also well equipped with the convenience of Western stores, movie theatres and fitness centers. Several popular western restaurant chains have outlets in Chiang Mai. At the same time, the city is dotted with many eateries offering local cuisine. We encourage you to choose the Chiang Mai training location for your three weeks stay if:

    • You are interested in exploring Thai culture, music and art while pursuing the course.
    • You love mountains and nature.
    • You are interested in participating in activities like ice skating, bungee jumping, paintballing, or mountain biking.
    • You want the convenience of shopping in Western malls and outlets while exploring local Thai street markets.
    • You simply want to explore the awesomeness of Chiang Mai.



    If you love shopping then Chiang Mai is one of the best centers for pursuing your TEFL certification course. The city is full of thriving Thai street markets where you can find a wealth of exotic and authentic Thai food, local products and souvenirs. If branded outlets are more your style, the city is home to several Western malls.

    The Chiang Mai training center is conveniently located within walking distance of the large, six-storeyed Central Festival Mall. While you will surely have an amazing time during the learning process, lunchtime will always be an exciting experience given the center’s proximity to several local street vendors and restaurants. The great number of delicious and exotic meal choices available offers something for every taste bud. If you prefer Western food, there are several local eateries that serve Western cuisine. In addition, many international food chains have outlets in Chiang Mai.

    While you are exploring the markets, we recommend you grab a freshly blended watermelon shake to compliment some mango sticky rice – two things that are distinctly Northern Thai.

    Remember that Chiang Mai is home to our TEFL staff and they are always eager to share their advice and experiences with you. They are here to provide guidance as and when necessary. We will not only give you the tools to succeed in a teaching environment but we will also do everything in our power to make you feel comfortable and at home.


    At Chiang Mai you have the freedom to be a TEFL student by day and an adventurous party animal by night!

    Teaching English as a Foreign Language abroad isn’t all about work, work, work. You will realise this when you arrive at Chiang Mai, for you will be able to truly immerse yourself in an exciting and irrefutably gorgeous environment with so much to see and do while pursuing your course.

    Thailand is known as the “land of 1,000 smiles”. The local Thai residents here are friendly and very hospitable. You will soon be making good friends here as you explore life in Chiang Mai. You will find yourself frequenting the same restaurants, street vendors and bars as your relationships develop and strengthen over time. It is not uncommon to spend hours together; enjoying each other’s company while sharing food and beverages. Not only does this provide you with great opportunities to learn the Thai language, it also provides your Thai friends a chance to use conversational English more frequently.

    The many bars and clubs scattered around the old city provide the perfect space to let your hair down after a long week of training. The night-life here caters more to the tastes of the expatriates in Chiang Mai. You will find several reggae bars. In addition, weekends are packed with parties that the expatriates and the locals enjoy alike.

    Getting a TEFL certification means a lot of hard work. This does not mean you need to skip out on the enchanting nightlife experience of Chiang Mai. Enjoy the colourful festivities and the magnificence of the bustling city as you train for your certification.