7 things to do in Mandalay

Things to do in Mandalay

Taking its name from Mandalay Hill, Myanmar’s northern city is a centre of Burmese commerce and culture.  Myanmar’s second largest city, chances are if you visit this wonderful country you will pass through Mandalay. Particularly as entry rules mean you likely be flying in or out of either here or Yangon. Whilst the city might not as aesthetically pleasing as other parts of Myanmar, Mandalay has a certain romantic charm. It was… Read more7 things to do in Mandalay

Ayutthaya, Sukhothai and Lopburi

Ayutthaya Historical Park

The 3 ancient cities of Ayutthaya, Sukhothai and Lopburi provide a valuable insight into Thailand’s past. Visit and explore these ruins to learn about Thai and Buddhist history. These 3 cities are found in Thailand’s central region. This is the historic heartland of Thailand, the centre of the current nation’s predecessors. The KIngdom Of Sukhothai existed from 1238 until 1438. The Kingdom of Ayutthaya existed from 1351 to 1767. And Lopburi’s history… Read moreAyutthaya, Sukhothai and Lopburi

Things to do in Pai

Pai

Pai is a wonderful laid back backpackers town located in the mountains of Northwest Thailand. It’s reputation may have changed from a hippy haven to that of a general traveller town but it still retains that relaxed atmosphere that makes it so special. And being nestled in the mountains certainly helps with the views! You can reach Pai by road from Chiang Mai, there are many minivans that make the… Read moreThings to do in Pai

10 Things to do in Bangkok

Buddhist stupas at Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

The capital of the land of smiles, Bangkok is often seen as the gateway to Southeast Asia and any journey around the region will inevitably see you pass through at some point.  Thailand’s capital is its largest city by far, with over 14.5 million inhabitants in the Bangkok Metropolitan Region. There are plenty of things to do in Bangkok and 3 to 4 days here should serve you well. It’s an excellent transport hub… Read more10 Things to do in Bangkok

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wat Chedi Laung

Chiang Mai is located in Northern Thailand, and is the big transport hub in the area which makes it easy to get to whether by bus, plane or train. It’s a city known for it’s culture and creativity, with plenty of temples to visit and cafes to relax in. At it’s centre is the historical walled city, which is surrounded by a moat, the rest of the city then spreading… Read moreThings to do in Chiang Mai

8 things to do in Yangon

Downtown - Yangon Photo Gallery

The former capital of Myanmar, Yangon is still the country’s biggest city and a worthwhile stop for any traveller to the country.  The city has a colonial past as Rangoon, when it was the heart of British Colonial rule in Burma, and that legacy visibly remains today.  Combined with the many religious sites that serve its devout Buddhist population there are plenty of things to do in Yangon and i’d recommend a couple… Read more8 things to do in Yangon