Friday, May 1, 2015

Mount Popa - The Mt Olympus of Burma

During our second day started with a sunrise tour in Old Bagan,

we went to Mt Popa resort - to see vantage view of Mt Popa and monastery.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Capturing Sunrise and Sunset in Bagan and Mandalay

Visiting Mandalay and Bagan is incomplete without witnessing the sunrise and sunset amidst the great planes of 4,000 temples and pagodas !

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Temple Run in the Ancient City of Bagan

Upon our arrival at the new Bagan bus station, we spent 15 minutes of haggling to get a Jeep to bring us to Manisanda Hotel, the agreed rate was 8000 Kyats. This probably is the only bad experience we encounter in our trip.  Those barkers have guts to offer us high rates, and yet they are not the one who will be driving! Hope the Bagan tourism office can impose some regulation on this, perhaps a fix rate or a published pricing list, to give tourists a smooth welcome experience.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

On the Road to Mandalay

Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Burma.  The city gets its name from the nearby Mandalay Hill.  The root word has been speculated to be: "Mandala" (meaning, circular plains), "Mandare" (believed to mean "auspicious land"), or "Mandara" (a mountain from Hindu mythology).

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Noodle Salads - Mandalay and Bagan Food Guide

The main purpose of traveling to Mandalay is to see the Bagan temples specially during sunrise. 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Trang - Food Adventure

Trang is famous for their roast pork, dim-sum and cakes!  Is it ironic for Dim-sum to be a specialty dish in this part of Thailand? It is because there are several Chinese descendants living in Trang.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Bangkok - A Culinary Playground

During our one night stop over in Bangkok - on the way to Mandalay, we tasted a wide range of gastronomic food within a span of 16 hours! From Wet Market food stalls,  to a fine dining - Thai restaurant. 

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Burger vs Wings Bar

We purchased Deals voucher for SGD 14.90, for this Burger vs Wings Bar restaurant located at Orchard Central.

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