Mingun and Around Mandalay

Mandalay is the centre of the region of… well the ‘Mandalay Region’, which I guess is hardly surprising. It’s an amazing destination in many aspects, but the region surrounding it has many sights and things to do as well, so basing yourself in Mandalay is a great idea to really get to grips with all …

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A Tour of Mandalay – Through My Lens

Mandalay - a town of some historic fame thanks to the poem 'The Road to Mandalay' by Mr Rudyard Kipling. In fact, although he did visit Burma in the last 19th Century, he never actually went to Mandalay. As a destination, Mandalay is worthwhile, especially if you like your temples when you travel. Mandalay is …

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Perfect Day Trip from Bangkok – Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand

Hi all. Well, today’s let’s take a wander over to Thailand shall we? The capital Bangkok is not one of my favourite cities in the world, although having said that I don’t pathologically hate it either, but if you’re spending any sort of time in Thailand odds are you are going to have pass through …

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Image’s of Myanmar’s UBein Bridge

Howdy all. Today I;m presenting a selection of photos I took five years ago now in Myanmar where, at the end of a day tour around Mandalay, I visited the Ubein Bridge, which attracts a lot of people including locals and tourists alike. It's a long bridge across a lake, some tourists walk it, others …

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I Went to Myanmar… So You Don’t Have To!

Yes it’s another venture into a country that, as with most places in the world, you can’t get to right now. Myanmar is the current name for Burma, a South-East Asian country bordering Bangladesh and Thailand, not to mention China and India. In recent years Myanmar has gone from a place that was hard to …

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What I learned from travel to Cambodia

Today it’s Cambodia on the mind. I saw interviews from people who have just returned home to Australia from Cambodia on relief flights as Cambodia moves to tough restrictions due to the Corona Virus, and it got me thinking a bit. What countries did I really learn something from by visiting? The first country that …

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From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, I’m Underway!

Howdy all. So I'm sitting back really tired here but forcing myself to write a blog post before getting some sleep. I will hit Central Asia tomorrow with a morning flight to Almaty, but right now I'm in the amazing Sama Sama International at KLIA. Possibly my favourite hotel ever! Singapore was quick as expected, …

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