February 23, 2022.Reading time 27 minutes.
In early 2019 I found myself fresh out of a break-up and in need of some epic adventures to help me rebuild a bit of self-confidence. That failed relationship had been an emotionally abusive one and left me feeling quite negatively about myself – especially regarding my appearance. So, when my number one hype man […]
February 6, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
I first visited Myanmar in late 2017 and immediately fell in love with it! So when my gal pal Jasmine told be she wanted to go on a little getaway somewhere in South-East Asia together, I jumped at the chance to return to Myanmar. There are a million and one things to see and do […]
November 30, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
Myanmar has been on my travel ‘wish list’ for quite a few years. The temples of Bagan and the busy streets of Yangon seemed to call to me, and so at the beginning of 2017, I decided that this would be the year that I finally bite the bullet and visit Myanmar. At this time, Myanmar […]
November 27, 2017.Reading time 8 minutes.
I have mixed feelings about my time in Inle Lake. On one hand, it is a beautiful lake, and my time spent there was enjoyable, but on the other hand, it was easily the most touristy place I visited in Myanmar – and it was nothing like I’d expected. I remember first learning about the […]
November 23, 2017.Reading time 21 minutes.
For me, the main appeal of visiting Myanmar was to visit Bagan. An ancient city that dates back to the 9th century, Bagan has become famous for its archaeological zone – where over 10,000 Buddhist pagodas, temples and monasteries were constructed between the 11th and 13th centuries, and of which over 2200 remain today. Bagan […]
November 20, 2017.Reading time 11 minutes.
Yangon has a bit of a bad reputation. For most travellers, this is the first place visited whilst in Myanmar. It serves as the main international hub (although I do use that term lightly) for Myanmar and is often described as ‘just a big dirty city’. Whilst I can definitely see how some could get […]