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Inle Lake

Inle Lake, Myanmar, Travel
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When we arrived at Heho airport we were surprised to learn that Inle Lake was actually an hour and twenty minutes away (poor research on our part I must say). We embarked on the journey via taxi - a very expensive one. Regardless of the first hiccups, we found Inle Lake to be breathtakingly beautiful.Once at our hotel, the Novotel, we booked a sunset boat ride. As we explored...

Yangon

Myanmar, Travel, Yangon
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When we booked our trip to Myanmar, we allocated the most time to popular places like Bagan and Inle Lake. In doing so, we neglected a few other areas. Yangon was one of them. After one full day and night there, we truly wished we’d stayed a bit longer.Stay We hired a tour guide arranged through our hotel, the ParkRoyal. His name was Zaw and with his immense friendliness told...

Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar, Travel
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We were so excited to arrive in Bagan. I had seen pictures online and it looked pretty special. Bagan has more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments. The hotel recommended for us to rent a scooter and go around to see the temples. The scooter only cost $6 for the entire day. You could also hire a driver to take you around, it will probably cost around $10-$15 USD.Bagan is split...