Cambodia, Kratie: home of the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins

The small town of Kratie, roughly 315 km northeast of Phnom Penh,  sits on the banks of the Mekong and, despite its modest proportions, acts as the capital of the rural province. We spent here one day on our way […]

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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, Bagan: 2000 old temples over an amazing landscape

Bagan is the most famous archeological site of Myanmar and one of the most visited. Located on the east bank of Irrawaddy river, during the 12th century when the city was the capital of the first kingdom of Burma, it […]

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Myanmar, Mandalay: the ancient royal capital

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Mandaly is located on the bank of Irrawaddy River and is the second largest city in Myanmar. It was the royal capital of the last monarchy of Myanmar and unfortunately was badly damaged during fierce fighting in World War II. […]

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Myanmar, visiting Mandalay surroundings

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After haggling the price with a taxi driver, our day trip around the Mandaly surrounding start early in the morning. Only 30 minutes drive , the first stop is Amarapura, once Myanmar’s capital city and built by King Bodawpaya in 1783. Here is located […]

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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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Myanmar, Inle lake surroundings: Nyaung Shwe, Kakku and Pindaya.

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Nyaung Shwe offers some interesting spots like The Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, Yadana Man Aung Pagoda and the local market. Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery is a fascinating wooden monastery built in the early 19th Century. It is a red painted […]

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Myanmar, Inle lake: 5 days rotating markets

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One of the most popular things about boat tripping along Inle lake is to visit the markets. There’s a series of local markets, floating and street,  that rotate over a 5-day period. A local market offers most common shopping needs […]

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Laos, Luang Prabang: what to see in this magical place

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Luang Prabang Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage site, is with no doubt one of the most charming city we’ve ever seen during our trips around South East Asia . It’s located in the northern part of Laos, lies along […]

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