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Friday’s Featured Food: Breakfast in Yangon, Bagan and Mandalay, Myanmar

Here’s a direct honesty for you today on Friday’s Featured Food – food in Myanmar is bland, going on abysmal. I’m not a big fan and I feel it a duty to tell you just how untasty and innutritious the breakfasts in this country really are. This is in some contrast to my travel blogging Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Breakfast in Yangon, Bagan and Mandalay, Myanmar[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Tea Leaf Salad in Amarapura, Myanmar (Lahpet Thohk)

Today on Friday’s Featured Food we’re off to Myanmar for one of their special dishes. While backpacking there recently it would have been ridiculous not to try a “tea leaf salad”, known locally as Lahpet Thohk. This is very much a local speciality, only found in this form in Myanmar itself. Most local restaurants will Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Tea Leaf Salad in Amarapura, Myanmar (Lahpet Thohk)[…]

Pink and White Elephants in Yangon, Myanmar

Yangon is full of surprises and I’ll name check my Swiss travel buddy Michael (who I met on the Yangon Circle Line train) for this little welcome diversion which saw us visit firstly the Marble Buddha and secondly three pink and white elephants! Yes, albino elephants in Yangon as I backpacked through Myanmar last week. Read more about Pink and White Elephants in Yangon, Myanmar[…]

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Visiting the Marble Buddha in Yangon, Myanmar

Yangon is full of Buddhas, Pagodas and Temples and that can make it difficult to pick which ones you want to visit. I visited the Shwe Dagon Pagoda and for a Buddha, I headed to the Marble Buddha in Yangon, on a day of sightseeing in the former Myanmar capital. How to get to the Read more about Visiting the Marble Buddha in Yangon, Myanmar[…]

My Next FIVE Travel Destinations Planned!!

While my blog is normally informative and retrospective, sometimes I’m writing so much that I’m not always in the “here and now”. Well this post will clear things up about where I am right now, where I’m heading next and why I am so excited travel wise. My next 5 travel destinations are now planned Read more about My Next FIVE Travel Destinations Planned!![…]

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