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Now that you've got your visa taken care of (and if you haven't, read about how to here), you'll need to set up your flights. Unfortunately, setting up flights in Myanmar isn't quite as straightforward as I'd hoped. ...

For decades, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) had closed its borders due to a political instability and a tight military-run government. Entry into the country was extremely limited to those traveling on official business. Since 2011, the tight restrictions have slowly been lifted, and every year,...

Bagan, the center of the ancient Pagan Kingdom, is best known for the numerous temples that dot the vast city. During Bagan's hey day, 10,000 temples and pagodas were built between the 11th and 13th century. Today, only upwards of 2,000 remain, but that doesn't...

When I started planning this trip, I wasn't sure if I wanted to make a stop in Yangon, but at the recommendation of a friend, I added it on to the itinerary. I was choosing between the Belmond Governor's Residence and the Strand, but found...

After a few days of travel, we had made it to Bagan! The temples and pagodas of this ancient capital had long been on my bucket list, and finally, we had made it! Our first -checking into the Aureum Palace Bagan hotel. ...