Another sunset view from the top of a mountain in Myanmar. This time, from the top of Hpan Pu Mountain (across the river from Hpa-An). The view is breathtaking, and so is the climb up the mountain. For full details on how to get here, read my article. Just know, it requires a boat ride Read Post
This short video does not truly convey how frightening it is to ride a motorbike taxi at night in Myanmar. There are no traffic lights or seat belts (and obviously no mounts for cameras, hence the shaky view). We survived, but definitely came away with a couple gray hairs.
It took 22 days before we put down our chopsticks and asked, “Why have we not learned how to make this delicious food yet?” Tara had a hand in making som tam in the streets of Bangkok, but it was finally in Chiang Mai that we decided enough was enough — we needed to know Read Post
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