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I’m writing this while sitting by the pool in Siem Reap Cambodia, where it’s pelting rain and sunshine simultaneously in equal measure! Px & I have performed like true Brits by playing water volley ball in the torrential rain. 1,596 more words

SE Asia

Myanmar - Mandalay, ancient Royal Capital on the Irrawaddy River

A country that has it all! Myanmar is the perfect combination of rarely visited highlights and exceptional friendly people. Only relatively recently opened to tourists, this country has earned a spot on our list of favorite countries ever visited. 1,180 more words

World Trip

A Warm Welcome at Mandalay's Eastern Palace Hotel

Eastern Palace Hotel
66A, 19 St.
Mandalay, 100101

A welcome haven to the weary business or leisure traveler, the Eastern Palace Hotel is located several kilometers to the east of the Old City walls and its picturesque moat. 319 more words

Thanaka - Myanmar

As synonyms with Myanmar as the traditional Longyi attire, or the red drool from chewing Betelnut, you will also notice many faces adorned with Thanaka. 225 more words


Sparkling Pagodas in Mandalay

I thought I’d had my fill of temples in Thailand, but oh boy, was I wrong. The pagodas in Myanmar were something else, particularly in Mandalay where there seems to be an especially high concentration of them! 256 more words


Myanmar: the road to Mandalay

“But that’s all shove be’ind me — long ago an’ fur away,
An’ there ain’t no ‘busses runnin’ from the Bank to Mandalay;
An’ I’m learnin’ ‘ere in London what the ten-year soldier tells: 747 more words


Things to do in Myanmar

In spring 2017 I visited Myanmar, a beautiful and wild country with a lot of jungle, buddhist temples and trash. Men wear national clothes similar to a skirt here, and one can find free water everywhere, as giving water to thirsty people is considered the best deed for your karma. 466 more words