What an adventure climbing up to the top of the jungle covered hill to get to a deserted Pagoda that had been taken back by nature with no idea if we were even in the right place. Finding Shwetaung Paya We had hired a couple of bicycles that didn’t work that well and a guide who didn’t show up. After waiting...
**This is a guest post written by Corine Smith. With some good ideas of where to go for a weekend break in Myanmar.** Myanmar or Burma is a beautiful country with an array of things to do. Below you will find my opinion on the best spots that range from quiet beaches to natural wonders in Myanmar. Have a...
There isn’t too much information out there about Mrauk U it is a bit off of the beaten path and complex to get there. It can be hard to find the exact answer to a specific and straight forward question you may have about Mrauk U, so here are some frequently asked questions that I had before I went...
Planning on going to Taunggyi Balloon Festival this year? edit: The 2017 dates for Taunggyi Balloon Festival are still unannounced, however are more than likely to be 28th October – 4th November 2017 to coincide with the November full moon. As soon as they are out I will update this page with confirmation from credible locals in the area. Usually...
I only spent a couple of days in Yangon, I liked it, its a pretty city, with a nice amount of busyness and interesting normality happening around you. Good streetfood and a good vibe. Activities 1) If you only do one thing while in Yangon make it the free ‘Yangon City Walk’ with Australian expat guide Gino or his prod-ogee Sandy.I...
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