Category: Myanmar

Hello Mandalay!

Hello Mandalay!

We only had one night to spend in Mandalay. Me and my friend did not have much idea what this city has to offer. But of course we did our research before embarking on our five-day journey to this beautiful country called Myanmar and had […]

A Delightful Stay in Hotel by Red Canal Mandalay

A Delightful Stay in Hotel by Red Canal Mandalay

I definitely did not make a wrong choice when I booked a stay at Hotel by the Red Canal Mandalay. Pictures of the hotel did not do justice. The place was elegant, cozy and a wee bit charming if I may add. One can expect […]

Biking in Bagan

Biking in Bagan

Biking is one of my favorite past times back home. I have also found a liking to biking in far-off places in my home country. When I planned for this trip, I made sure to include solo biking around Bagan, even just for a few […]

Bagan is Beautiful

Bagan is Beautiful

What can I say about Bagan?  Simple. Bagan is beautiful. Though I had only stayed for a full two days here, and was unable to witness the famous Bagan sunrise and sunset due to cloudy weather, seeing the pagodas were more than enough to convince […]

On the Way to Bagan

On the Way to Bagan

Since only a handful of Filipino travelers have explored Myanmar, we doubly searched how we will navigate from Yangon to Bagan by land.  I read a few blogs and also consulted several friends who have already been there to get the right directions. We reserved […]

Yangon is Yielding

Yangon is Yielding

Our original plan was to  go straight to Yangon from Manila via Kuala Lumpur. We planned to just stay at the airport for six hours while waiting for our onward flight. However, our trip was shortened by another day. I got a bit disappointed but quickly let go […]

Burma:  An Untouched Gem

Burma: An Untouched Gem

Myanmar, the Golden Kingdom. Previously called Burma, this country is so pure from every aspect that one can not stop his curiosity in discovering its hidden beauty. Closed off from the rest of the world for decades, Myanmar has just recently welcomed visitors from all over […]

Bagan Lodge:  A Grandiose Gateway to Bagan’s Noble Past

Bagan Lodge: A Grandiose Gateway to Bagan’s Noble Past

Bagan Lodge Resort and Spa sits at the edge of the plain where the more than 3000 pagodas are located. It is best to reach the hotel by riding a cab from the bus terminal. My friend and I headed to the hotel as soon […]