One unforgettable restaurant in Yangon was on the 20th floor of the Sakura Tower, called Thiripyitsaya Sky Bistro. The food wasn't great, an eclectic mix of cuisines, but we already knew we . . .
After eating local food for days in Myanmar, we were really craving some western food. Luckily we were in Bagan and a friend told us about Weatherspoon's delicious burgers. Weather Spoon's is a . . .
Myanmar is one of the most exotic places I've been to. Going there in 2012 was like going back in time 20 or 30 years. I am sure that since it has opened up, many things are different now. For example . . .
When we visited the Philippine Embassy in Yangon in 2012, our lovely hosts B and L (with their sweet daughter) took us to this gorgeous colonial-style tea salon, patisserie and restaurant. When you . . .
One of the things I loved about living in Asia is how easy and affordable it is to travel to many Asia-Pacific destinations and how diverse the cultures and attractions are. With a few minutes . . .
One of the places we ate in in Bagan, that we enjoyed was Eden BBB Restaurant. We went there for lunch at the recommendation of our tour guide. Photos after the jump! . . .
Before I write more about Bagan, I want to tell you about our flight there. We took AirBagan. We were departing to Bagan so early it was still dark out when we checked-out. We requested for breakfast . . .
Yay, I'm doing another travel diaries post! This time it's to remember an unforgettable experience when we were in Bagan, when we climbed 777 steps up a mountain to a Buddhist monastery on the summit. . . .
The highlight of our stay in Yangon was the Shwedagon Pagoda. It was by pure luck that we ended up there late in the afternoon, and I highly recommend going there before sunset to anyone planning to . . .
Hi folks! Sorry I have been super busy lately! Today I wanna share with you some photos of Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon which has a giant sitting Buddha. Unlike the pagoda with the Reclining Buddha . . .
After our walk at Inya Lake, we were brought by our driver to a famous store for Jade and other gems like Sapphire and Rubies, called MK Gems. It was an eye opening experience to the precious stones . . .
After breakfast & bathroom break we headed out to Inya Lake to walk off our greasy breakfast calories. While in Myanmar I recommend scheduling bathroom breaks in clean toilets - you can ask your . . .
Another good place to eat in Yangon is the Golden Duck Restaurant. It was the perfect place to have dinner (the ambiance is nice at night especially with the Shwaydegon glowing in the background). . . .
The first temple we visited in Yangon is the Chaukhtatgyi Temple wherein lies a giant reclining Buddha. I had no idea on the itinerary for most of the trip because TD prepared everything with the . . .
Before leaving TD did some research on the restaurant to eat in in Yangon and Myanmar so he had a shortlist of options with their addresses with him. The way we decided was to ask our driver which . . .
Myanmar was one destination that was super unfamiliar for us so it was hard to prepare considering that the information found on the net are not up to date. Even the brief from our embassy there was . . .
We booked our hotels to Myanmar about a month ahead. Because of these our choices were limited. We got whatever we could. When we arrived in Yangon we stayed in Yuzana Hotel in Yangon which was quite . . .
We booked our trip to Myanmar about a year ahead. There was an Air Asia promo and we went for it! Of course we also had to keep our eyes out for promo tickets to and from KL since there is not direct . . .