Myanmar seems familiar. Village children run out of their huts to say hello (mingalaba) like we experienced in Zambia. Pavement is uneven, debris litters the ground and paint peels off aging buildings like those in Egypt. Even the people are a beautiful mix of Indian and east Asian. We continually want to compare the country Read Post
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Every Sunday during the late afternoon, Ratchadamnoen Road in Chiang Mai closes to motor vehicles and opens up as a pedestrian-only street. Slowly, this stretch of one-kilometer road becomes filled with local food and handicraft vendors. It’s a one-stop shop for everything from impressive paintings to lanterns and flowers to an array of delicious Thai Read Post
For our first of three planned visits to Bangkok, Mike and I decided to stay in the Sathorn district. We booked a hotel within walking distance to the Myanmar embassy so that (you guessed it) we could get our visas. Our home for three days was tucked inside a residential area with narrow winding streets Read Post
Many people opt to apply for a Myanmar visa in Bangkok for two reasons: The process is quick and very simple and the cheapest flights into Myanmar depart daily from Bangkok. The visa is valid for three months from date of issue, and once you are in Myanmar you are allowed a 28-day stay. We Read Post
Traveling into Malaysia from Singapore? Buses are a comfortable, safe and affordable means of transportation to and around Malaysia. Here is one more way you can save some money when traveling to Melaka, Kuala Lumpur or any other location in Malaysia via Singapore. Bus companies are plentiful in Singapore, but rather than buy your ticket in Read Post