Travel Itineraries – Myanmar

Another itinerary to lay before you today – going back 12 months to my amazing time in Myanmar where I spent 18 awesome days. Was it enough? Naturally it wasn’t, but one can only get the time off one can get. Such is life! However, it’s not a bad amount of time to get a …

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Seven on Sunday – Travel Moments of 2015

It seems the whole world of blogging decided to do a review of their 2015 highlights recently. Well, I didn’t think of it until I saw everyone doing it because I’m a follower, not a leader. So, a little later than those who did it last year, here’s mine to kick of my blogs (that …

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Seven on Sunday – Myanmar Highlights

Although I’m in the process of reviewing all the experiences of my very recent trip to New Zealand and Sydney, earlier in the year I had an amazing trip to Thailand and Myanmar. This Sunday, with Christmas sneaking up behind me quietly but very quickly, I thought I’d return back to Myanmar and do a …

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City Rumble – Angkor versus Bagan

This week’s city rumble takes us back… in time! Back centuries to when ancient stone cities ruled the roost of large areas of South East Asia. Angkor is the city that ruled lands in Cambodia and Thailand from the 8th to 14th century AD. Its stone structures and Bas Reliefs are simply amazing. With a …

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The Beauty of Bagan Part Two – Temples

Hi there! Today I wanted to feature the video I’ve made of the temples at Bagan, however I thought I’d let you know about the four temples that I remember most vividly from Myanmar’s amazing Bagan first. These are the temples that feature primarily in the video.   Bupaya Bupaya is a temple on the …

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The Beauty of Bagan – Part One

There’s no doubt about it, Bagan is THE must see destination of Myanmar. What is Bagan? Well, Bagan is an ancient city in Myanmar, sort of in the middle of the country 5 hours by minibus from Mandalay and a good day’s journey from the former capital Yangon (Rangoon). The temples of Bagan are spread …

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Accommodation Review – May Kha Lar Guesthouse, Nyaung U, Myanmar (Bagan)

The next accommodation review is in, and it doesn’t quite match up to the first two places I stayed in Myanmar, but to be honest, they were pretty special. I had also pre-booked the May Khar Lar Guesthouse on Asiarooms.com I think, but I kinda knew I was in for a drop in quality. I …

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