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27 03, 2019

Should Travel Bloggers “Get Political”?

By | March 27th, 2019|Categories: Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Cuba, Laos, Lebanon, SE Asia, US, Vietnam|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

29 12, 2018

Bohemian Travel Guide to Inle Lake

By | December 29th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

12 06, 2018

Inle Lake’s Best Sunset: La Rizière Buvette

By | June 12th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , |

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, [...]

8 02, 2018

Bamboo Delight Cooking Class, Inle Lake

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , |

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 [...]

25 01, 2018

Merchant Art Hotel, Yangon

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

11 11, 2015

Best Cities to Visit in Myanmar

By | November 11th, 2015|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: |

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, [...]

10 11, 2015

Celebrating Victory in Myanmar!

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|

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 [...]

18 08, 2015

BURMA: Top Destination of 2015

By | August 18th, 2015|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , , |

My Travel Article on Where to go in Myanmar and Travel Tips. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition - http://j.mp/s15-myanmar.  

29 02, 2012

Thinking of you Burma rant

By | February 29th, 2012|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|Tags: , , |

                        Burma (Myanmar) remains on my Top 3 favorite places I've traveled to (among the top 3 is India & Israel). It's not the type of favoring I typically have for a party central Greece or a culinary heaven France. It is more of a [...]

10 07, 2009

Angels in Burma – My last day.

By | July 10th, 2009|Categories: Burma (Myanmar)|

I got up the usual around 7 am. Had breakfast at our hotel - Gypsy Inn. At every guesthouse you really feel at home. The owners greet you upon arrival, bring you fresh towels, and their wives and daughter/relatives will cook for you, sit on the patio and chat w you about your origin, help [...]