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Things to do in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo Sabah – a Travel Guide

They call it the “land below the wind”. Sabah, located on the northern part of the island of Borneo (the other Malaysia) is so called, as it is located just south of the typhoon prone region around Philippines. Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah has the best of both...

Unique Places to visit in Thailand – Legend of Eastern Gems

When it comes to Thailand, we are instantly reminded of the azure seas, breathtaking islands, shacks and beaches and unlimited fun. For most of us, Thailand is a place for partying our hearts out and splurging in shopping. Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya turn out to be...

Things to do in Mandalay – a Complete Mandalay Travel Guide

Mandalay, the formal royal capital of Myanmar is a city with beautiful pagodas, bustling alleyways and some unique architecture. Given a first look, the city looks like any other Southeast Asian city with upcoming big buildings, busy streets and smiling people....

Yangon Travel Guide – Top Things to do in Yangon

In this article, we have written about the best things to do in Yangon along with the major attractions in Yangon, how to move around and some other tips. Hope this Yangon Travel Guide helps you in planning your trip to Yangon and Myanmar. The first thing that we...

India to Myanmar by Road – the great road trip

The change is palpable as we arrived at the other side of the border. People look almost the same, but there are subtle changes in their demeanour. The first thing that we noticed at Tamu was that the place was cleaner and the numerous hoardings of Myanmar Beer. Since...

Temples of Bagan that should not be missed

Once upon a time, there were as many as 10000 temples and pagodas in Bagan, an impressive testimony of the religious devotion of the people and rulers of Bagan. All 10000 do not exist today. Many were destroyed by natural disasters like an earthquake while a few bore...

The Best things to do in Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is like a fairy tale. If you are at those strategic viewpoints, then you will actually see the surreal landscape you mostly see when you google “Myanmar”. The dreamy mist hovering over the green landscape and the silhouettes of pagodas as long as your eyes can...

10 days Myanmar Backpacking trip under USD 500

Myanmar is a beautiful country. A 10 days Myanmar backpacking trip took us to some of the best places in the country. There are beautiful pagodas all over. And then there are lakes, floating villages, breathtaking landscapes, the Irrawaddy and smiling people who...

Bhutan Travel Guide

What do you think about spending your next holiday in the world’s happiest country? Bhutan is a mystical land with charm and beauty surpassing the ordinary. A small neighbour of India, Bhutan is still ruled by the monarchy. The Bhutanese are said to be the happiest...

Taktsang Monastery – the Spiritual Encounter

Taktsang Monastery or Tiger’s Nest Monastery was perhaps the best part of our visit to Bhutan. It is Bhutan’s most iconic landmark and religious site. Before visiting Bhutan, we did not know that the monastery was so perilously perched on a mountain cliff. The only...

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