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Part 3: Exploring Bagan Temples in One Day

Exploring Bagan Temples in one day is possible – on a motorbike. Yep, you can rent a motorbike and go at your own pace! However, I’d still advise you to ask for a map from the hotel/hostel receptionist. And don’t just ride unprepared. The weather in Bagan is scorching hot

6 Pagodas in Mandalay You Have to Visit

These 6 pagodas in Mandalay are must-see tourist attractions when you are in this ancient capital of Myanmar. They are all Buddhist temples/pagodas but each one is distinct from the other. You will be surprised how the locals devote their time when they are in the temple. Myanmar, I think,

Sailing Komodo Islands for 3 Days and 2 Nights

Sailing Komodo Islands from Labuan Bajo for 3 days and 2 nights was something you’ve got to do when visiting Indonesia. You won’t just have so much fun but you’ve got to see a few of Indonesia’s 17,000 islands. You’ll be able to frolic at the famed pink beach, hike

Lake Inle Tour + Shwe InDein Pagodas for a Day

Take the Lake Inle Tour if you had a day to explore it. It’s one of the unique travel experiences you are gonna have in Southeast Asia. Lake Inle is Myanmar’s “WaterWorld.” Here, you’ll see how people survive to live in/surrounded by water. It is a glimpse of the resiliency

A Walking Tour in Putrajaya – Without a Map

This short walking tour in Putrajaya is not really the kind of tour you’d like to join. I did it without a tour guide nor a map on hand. I did it because I like walking and I want to see what’s beyond the Putra Masjid, a landmark you shouldn’t

Mt Popa: A Half-Day Trip Outside Bagan

Mt Popa can be explored for a half-day tour outside Bagan. It’s a 50-kilometer journey but due to its unpaved road conditions, it took us an hour and a half to get there. Well, some parts of the road are under construction though. So, hopefully, it gets better in a

My 10 Best Travel Photos

Your 10 best travel photos – that’s the challenge I have accepted from a friend and fellow wanderer. In this time of coronavirus (aka COVID-19), people have created and answered to various challenges to entertain themselves and others on Facebook. I’ve been challenged to many of these, but I ignored

Touristy Things to do in Athens

Here is a list of touristy things to do in Athens. In its evolution, the ancient city has not let go of its ancient character despite the trials of time. So, if you’re in Athens, pick some or a few of these places for your two or three days itinerary

My Own Walking Tour in Stuttgart

I decided to have my own walking tour in Stuttgart on my second morning in the city. Yes, I did spend two full days here but on my first day, my friend and her husband whisked me away to Hohenzollern Castle, an hour drive from Stuttgart. We had a short

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Frankfurt

Let’s just say that you have a day in Frankfurt. Or at least 8-10 hours of connecting flight in the city. If you are boarding a Lufthansa Airline flight, there is a huge chance you will be transferred at/from Frankfurt am Main Airport. Don’t fret – the airport is well-connected

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Pisa

Located in the Tuscany region of Italy, Pisa is undoubtedly one of the ancient, and therefore, most visited cities in the country. Of course, a day in Pisa is not enough to explore every nook and corner of it, but it suffices if you’re looking to visit the following major

Travel Itinerary: One Day in Salamanca

One day in Salamanca may not be enough to explore this medieval town. Up to this day, the community is still known as a university town. The town’s premier university – University of Salamanca – is Spain’s oldest university and the world’s 3rd oldest that’s still operating until today. Salamanca

Travel Itinerary: One Day in Toledo

Just like the rest of the cities in Spain, Toledo also presents a conundrum of Roman, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim architecture, which actually tells the stories of the confluence of these cultures resulting from the respective conquests. The entire day I spent in the city had me gawking at the
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