Sunset over Thousands of Temples Bagan and Mandalay, Myanmar

Bagan, the ancient city of thousands of temples, is a stunning place beyond comparison and probably the reason to visit Myanmar. A rich history Built over a period of 250 years around a thousand years ago, there were once about 10’000 temples, pagodas, stupas, and monasteries built of wood and/or stone. Most of them didn’t…

Golden Pagodas and Floating Gardens Yangon and Inle Lake, Myanmar

With the end of almost half a decade of military rule in 2010, Myanmar has been opened for tourism. It was possible to visit the country before that, but visas were limited and many places were off limits for tourists (some still are). Now an e-visa is available for people of most nationalities. However, with…