Hsipaw and Inle Lake: Gunshots, Trekking, and More Pagodas

With rain pounding the entire country, we skipped our final sunrise and booked ourselves a bus to Hsipaw (pronounced see-po). The five hour bus ride was uneventful and took us through the endless flatlands of Myanmar. After the bus, we were transferred at a town called Pyin Oo Lwin. Here we were ushered by a […]

Yangon, Thabarwa Center, and Bagan: Our Look into Ancient and Current Burmese Culture

Our trip to Myanmar began with a slumber party in the Bangkok airport. We had a seven hour layover from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM. We decided to take full advantage of the floor outside the food court in Bangkok’s DMK international airport. After our sleep, or lack there of, we borded our flight to […]

South East Asia Top Ten

Note: AJ, Alex, and I have currently been in Myanmar for 3 weeks, and at the moment of writing this I am in Mandalay in center of the country. Unfortunately, it has taken me a couple weeks to finish this one up, so I wrote most of it in Thailand a few weeks ago, just […]

The Full Moon Party to Northern Thailand: Buckets, Elephants, and a Road Trip

After the boat we were greeted by our good friend Jordan Chapin who, like us, quit his job in search of travel. He will be traveling with us through the rest of Thailand, over to Myanmar, and part of India. After that he’s heading over to Vietnam to meet up with his girlfriend. Once we […]