Temples, sunrise and sunset in Bagan, Myanmar

August 20th, 2015|Categories: Asia, Culture, Myanmar|

We hired a electric motorbike from town, after a little haggling I think we paid 12,000 for a full day and a half (wanting to do sunset and sunrise) although

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My favourite tea shop in Yangon

August 28th, 2013|Categories: Asia, Drink, Food, Myanmar|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We were staying at Aung Sii Guest house  so this shop was just opposite out hotel and as we immediately sunk into the tea drinking culture and began drinking countless cups

Aung Sii / Ocean Pearl Inn II review – Yangon

August 28th, 2013|Categories: Asia, Backpacker, Myanmar|

I was tempted to turn up and find accommodation on arrival in Yangon but in the end opted for staying at Aung sii guest house (Ocean Pearl Inn II) because

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Eating at Bright Star tea shop Yangon

August 27th, 2013|Categories: Asia, City, Food, Myanmar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Of course one of the biggest questions when you arrive in Yangon is: where to eat traditional and local food.    Bright star looks like any regular tea shop and

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Myanmar – Things to know before you go

August 26th, 2013|Categories: Backpacker, City, Myanmar|

1. Money Accommodation and other large purchase can be paid for in dollars (dollars need to be crisp clean notes and the higher the value the better) but smaller everyday