A Visit to Golden Shwedagon Pagoda of Yangon, Myanmar

Before my first visit to Yangon, I did some pre-reading to find out what the city’s prime tourist attractions are considered to be. Initially, it was quite clear that Yangon itself was much different than many other cities that I have been to before in terms of mega attractions, amusement parks and restaurant choices. [...]

By | 2018-07-07T15:17:49+00:00 November 29th, 2013|1 Comment

Strong Necks and Warm Hearts – Yangon, Myanmar

If you have been listening to the news over the last couple of years, it has been an exciting time in Burmese politics.  Small democratic steps have been made towards opening up the country for tourism in addition to foreign investment.  However, these progressions have been challenged by religious-based conflicts in different regions of [...]

By | 2018-07-07T16:06:18+00:00 October 13th, 2013|8 Comments