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Day Tour in MINGUN – MYANMAR

Mingun nestled on the opposite bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River, 11 kilometers away from Mandalay. It is easily accessible by ferry from Myan Gyan Jetty located at the western end … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

A visit to Min Nan Thu village – BAGAN MYANMAR

The moment I stepped foot at Min Nan Thu Village, I was greeted by Thynn, an English speaking 18-year-old girl who took me around the houses and shared some interesting … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

EXPLORING the MAJESTIC TEMPLES of BAGAN

As if having a delicious Burmese breakfast while enjoying the cool breeze of the morning air isn’t delightful enough, the hot air balloon started to descend creating an even more … Continue reading

March 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Day at Nyaung U-BAGAN

I had arranged my trip to Bagan beforehand since I wasn’t sure about the availabilities of transport or how easy it is to get one from Mandalay, in short, I … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

My First Impression of Myanmar

Myanmar has become hot on the tourist radar after Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of the National League for Democracy won the election of 2015. Every year, more and more … Continue reading

March 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Agro-Technology Park: Brunei Darussalam

If you are done with “mosque-hopping” then it’s time for a new eye candy. Just 18 minutes’ drive from BSB is Kampong Tunhku, Mukim Gadong where the famous 500 hectares … Continue reading

July 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Billionth Barrel Monument: Brunei Darussalam

We were so lucky and fortunate that my cousin accommodated us for the duration of our visit to Brunei. Aside from the fact that we don’t have to exert an … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Found Cafe: Toby’s Estate

I recently went to Pasong Tamo Extension in Makati (Philippines) to see a good friend of mine. It’s been a while since our last lunch date, mostly because everyone’s been … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Top Places to Visit in Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam is regarded as one of the wealthiest countries in the world due to its overflowing oil reserves. But what else does this sultanate have to offer travelers? Well, … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Trip to Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam is a small monarchy located north coast of the island of Borneo and squeezed between the Malaysian state of Sarawak and South China Sea. Brunei became a British territory … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

Taste of Luxury at the Empire Hotel and Country Club: Brunei

The Empire Hotel and Country Club is an impressive property nestled just outside the capital city of Brunei. It’s a long drive from where my cousin lives, but we still … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Glimpse of the Sultan’s life at Royal Regalia Museum: Brunei Darussalam

The Royal Regalia Museum or Bangunan Alat Kebesaran Diraja in Malay is located in the heart of Brunei’s capital, Bandar Seri Begawan. This museum is specifically dedicated to the sultan … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Meet and Greet with the Royals: Brunei Darussalam

It’s not every day you get to meet and shake hands with a country’s royalty, but if you’re Bruneian you can do it at least once a year!  Yes, you … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

10 MUST Try FOOD in Hanoi, Vietnam

With Chinese and French influences, food culture in Hanoi is definitely a marriage of interesting flavors and textures. With a myriad of superbly prepared and reasonably priced food, you can … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

15 Must See Places in Hanoi, Vietnam

My first taste of Vietnam was in Hanoi – the capital and second largest city in the country. Hanoi packs everything from old monuments to historical masterpieces to lush, green … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment