Myanmar: A day in Yangon


We took the 13 hour overnight bus ($20) from Inle Lake and despite the comfortable seats, free meal and full time bus attendant, it was a horrible ride. The mountainous nature of the journey ensured…

Myanmar: Inle Lake in 2 days


Inle Lake was a smooth trip after Bagan. When we arrived at the hotel we went straight to bed for a few hours shut eye. Transportation: We took the overnight bus, VIP, at 20$ each. Left…


Myanmar: Bagan in 2 days


Bagan has to be one of the most scenic and sight pleasing destinations in Asia. We budgeted two days here and we thought was just enough. Some travellers recommend 3, but 2 was enough to…

Myanmar: Our Burmese Days


Thuymi and I had been planning a trip to Myanmar for 12 months now, and the time has finally arrived for us to see what this country has to offer. In the last 12 months…

Myanmar: First impressions


As the plane arrives, we are desperately looking for where the city centre is but struggling to see anything from our aerial view point. Skyscrapers are few and far between and paddocks are surrounding our landing. The…