Should Travel Bloggers "get political" on their Travel and Social Media posts? Should writers, influencers, celebrities, doctors or teachers? Frankly, I think this is a silly, even stupid question. To be candid, I'm not one that necessarily believes that there are no 'stupid questions' in life. But I'm here to answer why I think that [...]
Many travelers headed to Myanmar often miss Inle Lake. Many are eager to stop in the the more known attractions of Bagan, Yangon and Mandalay. While Bagan should absolutely be visited as well, I always tell friends that Inle Lake should be put as #1 priority on their Myanmar Travel Destination. Every since I stepped [...]
Can I let you in on a little secret? Because I adore and appreciate all my readers so much, I want you to know where the most beautiful restaurant to watch sunset is in the world. First, you'll have to hop on a plane to Inle Lake in Myanmar from wherever you are. I know, [...]
Traveling to a destination is not complete until I take a cooking class in the town I arrive in. While visiting Inle Lake, Myanmar, which happens to be my favorite destination in the world, I decided to spend a morning taking a Cooking Class in Inle Lake with Bamboo Delight. There's no better way to [...]
Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most influential religious leaders of the world in the past century with his principle philosophy teachings of "Engaged Buddhism". Born in 1926, Thich is a Vietnamese Buddhist Monk who had a huge impact on the Anti-War Movement in the 1960's and 70's and continues to speak out against [...]
Landing in Myanmar (Burma) for the first time or simply after a long flight may be a bit intimidating at first, so it is best to book a comfortable hotel ahead of time for the first night. If you are landing in Yangon as most people do, there are 2 popular options on where to [...]
My Travel article as published in ARE Magazine, Winter Edition – Bali, Indonesia.
I made my first visit to Burma (aka Myanmar) in the summer of 2009, on a 1 month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia. That was 3 years before the country had opened to the world as it was under 60 years of Military (basically Dictator) Rule. Sanctions were lifted in 2012 with Foreign Investments, Trade, [...]
Celebrating Victory in Myanmar this week!! Aung San Suu Kyi's party wins the election! "I am not free until my people are." -Pro-Democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San was the former leader of Myanmar in the 1940s who lead Burma to the independence from the British but was assassinated just 6 months before [...]
My Travel Article on Where to go in Myanmar and Travel Tips. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition - http://j.mp/s15-myanmar.