I had booked a one day tour of the three ancient cities of Mandalay. It was on a minibus for $17. My roommate invited me to join her and 2 other people on the same tour via a shared taxi. Costing us $12 each. I … Continue readingMandalay

Bagan Day 2

The worst part of riding an ebike around on your own and looking at things is that you have no idea where you are going, what you are looking at, and it is hot outside. So I decided to hire a car with ac and … Continue readingBagan Day 2


After arriving in Bagan at 4am and deciding to team up with a British couple to share a taxi. I was highly agitated. These two wasted 30 minutes arguing with the driver over 2000 kyats ($1.60), then the archeological department over the entrance fee for … Continue readingBagan

Down Day

I decided to take a down day in Nyuangshwe. I went to J7 hair salon and for 5000 kyats ($4), I got my hair washed and a full body massage. It was amazing. The shampoo sink is attached to the massage table. This little Burmese … Continue readingDown Day

Inle Lake, Myanmar

After a very grueling 13 hour bus ride on an extremely bumpy winding road. We finally arrived in Nyaungshwe. I met Pamela, from Brazil, outside the bus who was heading to the same hostel as I was so we teamed up to get a better … Continue readingInle Lake, Myanmar

Yangon Day 2

Not wanting to get out of my cozy air conditioned bed, I finally willed myself to get up and dressed. I booked a bed in a double female dorm room. No one was ever placed into the bed above me thankfully. So I had the … Continue readingYangon Day 2

Yangon, Myanmar

I had made arrangements with the hostel to pick me up from the airport. It was nice having a person standing there with a sign to meet me. It was $10 for this service instead of the $8 it cost to get an official taxi … Continue readingYangon, Myanmar