Yangon

TRAVEL DIARIES: Flying AirBagan

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Before I write more about Bagan, I want to tell you about our flight there. We took AirBagan. We were departing to Bagan so early it was still dark out when we checked-out. We requested for breakfast to be packed for us and the hotel gave us hardboiled eggs, bread and a banana – it [read more]

YANGON TRAVEL DIARIES: Giant Sitting Buddha at Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

Sitting Buddha Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda Yangon-009

Hi folks! Sorry I have been super busy lately! Today I wanna share with you some photos of Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon which has a giant sitting Buddha. Unlike the pagoda with the Reclining Buddha you need to pay to get in. It’s looking a bit gloomy but the carvings are breath-taking. I was [read more]

YANGON TRAVEL DIARIES: Taking a walk around Inya Lake

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After breakfast & bathroom break we headed out to Inya Lake to walk off our greasy breakfast calories. While in Myanmar I recommend scheduling bathroom breaks in clean toilets – you can ask your travel agent about this – especially if you are traveling with children or older people. We made sure we didn’t have [read more]

YANGON TRAVEL DIARIES: Golden Duck Kan Taw Min Restaurant

Menu Golden Duck Kan Taw Min Restaurant Yangon Myanmar

Another good place to eat in Yangon is the Golden Duck Restaurant. It was the perfect place to have dinner (the ambiance is nice at night especially with the Shwaydegon glowing in the background). Some pictures of the place, what we ordered and the menu after the jump.

MYANMAR TRAVEL DIARIES: Sabai @ DMZ Thai Restaurant

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Before leaving TD did some research on the restaurant to eat in in Yangon and Myanmar so he had a shortlist of options with their addresses with him. The way we decided was to ask our driver which restaurant was the most convenient to go to knowing our itinerary. On the night we arrived we [read more]

MYANMAR TRAVEL DIARIES: Yuzana Hotel Yangon

Yuzana Hotel Yangon Myanmar Pagoda View Room

We booked our hotels to Myanmar about a month ahead. Because of these our choices were limited. We got whatever we could. When we arrived in Yangon we stayed in Yuzana Hotel in Yangon which was quite old and not so clean. But the thing that made it all worth while was that it over-looked [read more]