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, Mandalay surroundings: Mingun and Saigang

The ferryboat depart at 9 am from Myan Gyan Jetty  and it takes around 1 hour to get to Mingun cruising along the Irrawaddy River.  The boat trip ends in front of the remains of two giant guard lions crumbled […]

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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, 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, 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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What to see in Phnom Penh: Top 10

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Phnom Penh 1 – Choeung Ek killing fields: about 15 km from Phnom Penh center, it is a site where large numbers of people were killed and buried by the violent Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1979. Walking along the […]

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