March 9-11, 2016: Temple Hopping in Bagan!

Bagan is one hell of a special place and a great city to round out our two week visit in Myanmar. Continue reading

February 29-March 3, 2016: Hpa-An

Got off our night bus from Yangon at 3am, found our guest house, which was kind enough to wait up for us, and passed out immediately. For anyone visiting Hpa-An, I HIGHLY recommend The Galaxy Motel. The place is itself is awesome and the owner, Kim, is the nicest and most helpful person ever. Continue reading

February 27-29, 2016: Yangon

Before I begin talking about Yangon, I highly recommend reading up a little bit about Myanmar (Burma)’s fascinating history, as there is no way I’m going to summarize that for you here, nor will I get into the politics of calling this country Myanmar vs. Burma. Continue reading

December 28, 2015-January 1, 2016: Kyoto, Part 2

We kept ourselves quite busy during these last three days in Japan, making this post our final and longest Japan post yet.

We got the hell out of Kanazawa and headed back to Kyoto. Checked in to our guesthouse and immediately took off for an excursion to Osaka. Continue reading

November 19-28, 2015: Bhutan

Wow. Bhutan… where to start?

I guess a quick Bhutan 101 for those who are unfamiliar with this country (yes, it is an actual country) is a good way to kick this post off: Continue reading