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Travelling to Myanmar

We booked our return air ticket ( Singapore to Yangon ) via Tigerair 2 months prior the flight. We wanted to book as early as possible to avoid expensive tickets due to holiday season.  555 more words


Why do we leave heaven for hell? Yangon, Myanmar

I started my 3 week Burmese adventure in Yangon, the former capital (and still the beating heart) of all things Myanmar.  I nabbed potentially the friendliest taxi driver in Asia: he spent the hour drive to my hostel teaching me basic Burmese phrases & explaining the traditional dress of men and women.  1,042 more words


Somewhere in Bagan

Here’s a teaser photo of my recent trip to Bagan, Myanmar last July 2015. I’ll be posting our itinerary, travel hits and misses during our 4D3N travel to Myanmar. 8 more words


The Land of a Thousand Pagodas

This weekend was the full moon holiday of Waso, which meant I had Friday off of school to celebrate. I took the opportunity to hop on a night bus to the beautiful region of Bagan, situated on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. 751 more words



Burma – Sketches from photographs

A few years ago I visited Burma.   I managed to do quick watercolour sketches while there.    (See earlier blog post.)    There are numerous colourful and exotic scenes and I could not afford the time to slow down and sketch them all.   1,273 more words

The doors of Yangon, Myanmar

The architecture of Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) is perhaps the most distinguishing aspect of the former capital city. The colonial style buildings are direct reminders of the British who ruled over the country for over one hundred years. 103 more words