Myanmar, Shwedagon paya: the oldest pagoda in the world

Dominating Yangon’s skyline, the Shwedagon Pagoda is Myanmar’s most sacred religious site, said to hold hairs from the head of Buddha himself and the oldest Buddhist pagoda in the world. Located on the hill top of Singuttara, the Shwedagon Pagoda […]

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Myanmar, Mount Popa: home of 37 Nats spirits

Mount Popa is an extinct volcano with a height of 1518 meters, 50 km south of Bagan, which is believed to be home to the ‘’Nats’’, the ancient burmese animist spirits who have been worshipped all over Burma for many […]

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Myanmar, Golden Rock’s visit: a holy shrine defying the gravity

Our trip through the ‘’Golden land‘’ begins with a visit of one of the three most sacred and revered sites in Myanmar, located on the top of Mount Kyaiktiyo at 1100 meters high, namely Kyaiktiyo Paya, better known as Golden […]

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Myanmar, Yangon ‘’Circle line‘’ trains: a jump in the past

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One of the most beautiful experiences that could be done in Yangon, is to visit the Railway station, built in traditional Burmese architectural style, landmark building since 1996 and have ride on the old train. There is an urban railroad line, […]

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