A Day in Bago

Myanmar was an impulse booking, a last-minute decision. Since my friend and I did not really have any plans to explore Mandalay or Bagan, we thought to ourselves that three days in Yangon should suffice. A little research told me that there was really not much to see in the city and that a day... Continue Reading →

Spending a Day in Yangon

I have to be honest with you, I only wanted to visit Myanmar after I saw pictures of hot air balloons over Bagan! The scene seemed surreal, numerous balloons flying over an area with more than two thousand temples. I have always been a lover of history and of ancient structures and I have always... Continue Reading →

Must-See Places in Phnom Penh

Cambodia’s capital can be considered an assault on the senses. Once considered the “Pearl of Asia”, the image of Phnom Penh was tarnished by the genocide committed by Pol Pot. But the city has risen from its ashes and is well on its way to development, albeit with the looming presence of corruption. Today, it... Continue Reading →

Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar

Truth be told, I have never explored Luzon before. The closest I got to Luzon was El Nido, Palawan. So, I say it was of such good fortune that I started my Luzon exploration in Bataan. Bagac, Bataan, I found out, isn’t exactly on top of people’s list when heritage cities are discussed. As a... Continue Reading →

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