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 . . .
YANGON: Chic and Cozy Acacia Tea Salon
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 . . .
TRAVEL DIARIES: Favorite Things To Do in Asia
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 . . .
YANGON: Shwedagon Pagoda
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 . . .
YANGON: Giant Sitting Buddha Pagoda
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 . . .
YANGON: Jade Window Shopping at MK Gems
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 . . .
YANGON: Lovely Walk Around Inya Lake
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 . . .
YANGON: Golden Duck Kan Taw Min
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). . . .
YANGON: Giant Reclining Buddha
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 . . .
YANGON: Sabai DMZ Thai Restaurant
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 . . .