Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Banana Pancake Trail to Myanmar Starts This Monday

This is the start of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Pack your bags, get ready to ship out on...

Global Entry Random Search?

I've been trying to sell Global Entry to all my international travel friends. For $200 you get 5 years of skipping the immigration counter and coming back to the United States free of hassle. The...

Stay Comfortable: Le Meridien Chiang Rai

This is part of the Trip Report So Long Mongolia, Hello SE Asia (December-January 2015) which covers: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Bangkok, Thailand Chiang Rai, Thailand Yangon, Myanmar Ngwe Saung, Myanmar Mandalay, Myanmar Bagan, Myanmar Hong Kong Orlando, Florida Catch up by reading the preview, The Banana Pancake Trail to...

They Got the Golden Arches, Mine Is the Golden Arcs

More gold than a flight on Emirates A380. Welcome to Shewdagon Pagoda. The last stop of my Yangon tour should be your first. Gold, gold, gold as far as the eye can see and even...

Guns & Butter: Bagan Travel Guide

Bagan is the reason to visit Myanmar. The pagodas go on for kilometers and the stories behind each are equally as remarkable. Here is the Bagan Travel Guide...

No Hangover in Bangkok

I woke up and the power was off. I combed through my phone to figure out what I had did, who I had called, and what texts I had sent. Actually, none of that is...

The Press in Mandalay

The press in Mandalay is at a crossroads. The country is on the cusp of modernization while simultaneously stuck revering antiquities of the past. The preceding is not a reference to the infinite shrines, an...

Cathay Pacific First Class 777-300ER

So here's a quick alive post and flight review. Cathay Pacific first class is awesome. 14 hours of Krug champagne. Bye bye.

Out of Burma Thanks to Avios

Time to leave Burma. I'm taking the 1am express flight out of here. It beats the express bus from Bagan to Yangon that took ten hours because it's a direct flight aboard Dragon Air...

Harbaugh, Suh, & Ngwe Saung

Harbaugh, Suh, and Ngwe Saung. That's my Sunday/Monday here in Myanmar. If you don't have Ngwe Saung on your fantasy team then you need to Google it now. Everything you want in a pick can...
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