Top things to do in Yangon Myanmar travel guide

8 Top Things To Do in Yangon, Myanmar That You Can’t Miss

Rangoon. Yangoon. Yangon. No one pronounces it the same way (it’s actually Yangon – Rangoon is the old name, and Yangoon is, well, just a misguided mix of the two!), but almost everyone visiting Myanmar transits via the country’s largest city. So, what are the best things to do in Yangon? As one of the two international getaways (with Mandalay) and the main hub for internal transport, you can’t really avoid ...

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visit Ayutthaya Thailand kingdom temples

Feeling Like Indie in Ayutthaya, Thailand

When you spend any length of time in Asia, visiting temples can become, well, a little repetitive. In the space of two months, I had been in Korea, China, Japan, and Thailand, four countries where religious (mainly Buddhist) buildings - temples, monasteries, shrines - constitute some of the main attractions. Okay, most of those places are stunning, but still, one does get somewhat desensitized, particularly when one is not religious ...

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