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America, Myanmar, China; Oh My!

Myanmar (or as it has also been known, Burma) has a problem, and its name is foreign influence. This threatens Myanmar’s progress toward democracy and its steady convergence toward international norms. 2,436 more words

Aung San Suu Kyi

ASL - Again

Well, yes, I should have seen this coming. Mailman just dropped a packet to my front porch and what else could it possibly contain but a brand new 3 ring binder? 368 more words


Going "Home"

“GO BACK TO (insert country here… usually China or a country the U.S. is currently bombing)!”

Is something I, and many other Asians in the United States, have heard screamed at us. 210 more words


Myanmar: Unspoilt & Historically Rich

Visit the spectacular archeological sites of Bagan, explore historic Rangoon’s Buddhist temples and colonial heritage, go elephant-trekking in the unspoilt forests of Kalaw & finish the trip relaxing on the pristine beaches of the Bay of Bengal… 1,598 more words

Magic in the Simple Things~ Myanmar

Most of what causes in us awe and admiration is mostly based in the simple things: air, water, clouds, light, fire, nature, and how humans interact with these simple things. 69 more words


The Travelling Trooper Rides A Choo-Choo Through The Countryside

Train happens to be my favourite mode of transportation. I love the scenic route. I love rushing by rural, almost untouched countrysides. I love looking out the open door as we pass by endless fields and glistening lakes and majestic mountains. 156 more words


Magic hour in Myanmar

Currently working on this post, putting together all the thrilling, adventurous and overwhelming stories in one post, along with a wonderful gallery. Stay tuned!