Tribal traditions

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    Living with the Lisu tribe

    Paula Newton, CNN
    With their distinctive, colorful headwear, Lisu women stand out from the lush green fields of northern Thailand.

    Northern exposure

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    Chiang Mai gets creative

    Paula Newton, CNN
    In the cultural haven of Chiang Mai, the temples and religious reverence is what you'd expect.

      The Hellfire Pass

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    • Caption:CHIANG MAI, THAILAND - APRIL 17: Chinese tourists take pictures at Wat Pra That Doi Suthep on April 17, 2014 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Due to a rapidly growing economy, more than 100 million mainland Chinese are expected to go abroad this year. In Chiang Mai, which is seeing a surge in Chinese tourism after a popular Chinese movie was set there with a recent poll finding that 80% of residents were displeased with Chinese behavior while abroad. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images)

      Preserving Chiang Mai

      CNN's Paula Newton visits the city in northern Thailand to discover its architectural treasures.