Myanmar

Top 10 things to do in Bagan

Top 10 things to do in Bagan

As we landed into Bagan, we couldn’t help peer out the window of our Yangon Airways (whose motto is “You’re safe with us!”) flight to see what we’d been waiting for. A trip to Myanmar is really a trip to Bagan – it’s always on […]

A Bit of Myanmar: Inle Lake

A Bit of Myanmar: Inle Lake

Get it now, it’s going fast! Isn’t that what ye olde market traders used to say?  I’m sure that’s what I heard as we headed to Inle Lake.  The President’s Office has approved a “hotel zone” which will include sixteen new hotels surrounding the lake.  […]

A Bit of Myanmar: Yangon

A Bit of Myanmar: Yangon

I love landing into an unknown place at night.  Everything around you seems dark and mysterious and slightly dangerous.  Away from the comfort of your own bed, you know you are definitely not in Kansas anymore.  Landing into Yangon from Bangkok, it felt like the […]

A Bit of Myanmar: Burma 101

A Bit of Myanmar: Burma 101

Burma or Myanmar – whatever you call it…it’s on everyone’s lips and has been for the past few years since Aung San Suu Kyi proclaimed the tourist game open.   A travel magazine is remiss if it doesn’t mention the place to buy lotus silk or […]