10 AWESOME things to do in Mawlamyine + tips & tricks

Mawlamyine is one of those places which makes you realize that if you really want to experience one country’s culture, you have to get off the beaten path. This city…

Top 15 things to do in Hpa An + extra tips & tricks

If you’re planning a trip to Myanmar, chances are you’ve already heard about Bagan, Yangon, Inle Lake or Mandalay. But what about Hpa An? Hpa An is an emerging tourist…

Inle Lake two day itinerary – the best activities

Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar and around 70,000 people live here. The lake is an important source of food for locals (fish, tomatoes) and also a…

Why 2018 was the best year of my life and my plans for 2019

2018 was the best year of my life. Without a doubt. 2018 was the year when I finally decided to follow my dreams and pursue a career which makes me…

Inle Lake boat tour – what you need to know

Apart from the famous Bagan or Mandalay, exploring Inle Lake by boat should be a priority when visiting Myanmar. Over the past few years, Inle Lake has gained popularity among…

How to spend two days in Mandalay – a complete guide

If you are planning to see Mandalay in two days and you’re not sure which places are worth visiting and which are not, you are in the right place. I’ve…

A half day trip from Mandalay to Mingun – a complete guide

When visiting Mandalay, a trip to the nearby Mingun is a must. Mostly known for the Mingun Pahtodawgyi, a gigantic unfinished pagoda, Mingun is also worth visiting for the Hsinbyume Pagoda (the famous…

Hsinbyume Pagoda Mingun – the famous Mandalay white temple

I’ve been to many temples, hundreds of them. I’ve seen temples in Thailand, Cambodia, Japan, Vietnam, Laos and many other countries but none impressed me as much as the Hsinbyume…

Bagan e-bikes – things to know before renting one

If you are traveling to Myanmar, exploring Bagan should be on top of your must visit places. After seeing Angkor Wat in Cambodia, I honestly thought that no other place,…