What The Guidebooks Don’t Tell You About Travelling in Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda
Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon

Our trip to Myanmar in March was an interesting one. It was not a country I immediately fell in love with, nor do I love it wholly and completely like I do most other countries in south east Asia. The reasons for this will become clear throughout this article, but I wouldn’t want any of them to deter you from travelling there. Being prepared and planning your trip well will reward you with a unique experience that you’re sure to want to repeat, and learning from our mistakes and understanding the country a bit before you travel will certainly temper your expectations.

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The Liebster Award


I was very happy when I received an email from Rebecca a.k.a The Recovering Hippie this week, informing me that she was nominating me for the Liebster Award. This is an award aimed at supporting new bloggers, whereby each person nominated answers 11 questions given to them by the person who nominates them. It’s a great chance to get to know different up and coming blogs and to strengthen the community. Rebecca has given me 11 questions to answer, which I hope you will enjoy reading to get a better sense of the type of blogger and traveller I am. At the end, I will nominate 3 new bloggers and give them 11 questions to answer.

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