Free & Easy Myanmar Itinerary : “Mingalabar” for Yangon & Bago – Top Places to Visit!

I have done 4 days 3 nights free and easy to Yangon and Bago cities few months back and below is the summary itinerary. We touched down in Yangon International Airport and stayed in Yangon throughout the 4 days 3 nights. I strongly recommened anyone who is doing Yangon city should include Bago city too. …

Japan : Den Den Town Osaka – The Animate Kingdom!

“Anime” – refer to Japanese animation “Anime” is a borrowed word from “animation” in English. Japanese has a lot of borrowed word from the west & China but I am not going to talk about it here. This post is about Anime Kingdom in Osaka – The Denden Town.  Let’s explore Japanese anime culture! Anime …

Myanmar : Yangon International Airport Review

Mingaladon Airport If you think Yangon International Airport is really backward, then you are wrong. I was quite surprised to learn that Yangon International Airport is new and well maintained. When I arrived, there is jet bridge to bring the passengers to the airport terminal which is a good thing as we don’t have to …

Myanmar : Where to stay in Yangon? Taw Win Hotel Yangon – Review

During my 4 days 3 nights trip to Yangon, we stayed in Taw Win Garden Hotel. It is located 10 mins drive from Yangon city area; Swedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, the Colonial Buidings and Scott Market.  From the airport, it only took us 30 mins to arrive at the Taw Win Garden Hotel. Nice Location Few …

Myanmar : Chauk-htat-gyi Buddha Temple – Reclining Buddha in Yangon

During my recent trip to Myanmar I have visited several reclining Buddha and one of them are in Yangon city – the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda. The reclining Buddha in Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda is huge which measure 65 meters long & 16 meters high as compared to the Bago Reclining Buddha which is slightly smaller. …

Japan Highway Rest Area Review – Awaji Service Area near Kobe Hyogo Prefecture, Kansai Region

This is my third time of doing self drive in Japan, the first is to Kyushu Island covering all the seven prefectures, second visit was to Central Japan region including the famous Shiragawa Go and now my third self drive in Japan; to Kansai, Shikoku and Chugoku region. I love travel with rental car and …

Japan : Whirlpools of Naruto in Tokushima Prefecture, Shikoku

Naruto 鳴門, Tokushima Prefecture 徳島県 When people mentioned about Naruto, people usually related it to the Japanese manga series, the guy with the yellow hair and a bandana on the head. The Naruto that I like to talk about is a coastal city on Shikoku Island in Tokushima Prefecture Japan. Just to give you an idea …

Myanmar Bago : 4 Seated Buddha – Kyaik Pun Pagoda

Ancient Capital of Myanmar – Bago / Pegu Bago is one of the historical town you cannot missed when you travel to Yangon Myanmar. Bago also known as Pegu (old name), just 2 hours drive from Yangon city. A day trip is highly recommended for anyone who wish to learn about this ancient capital city …

Myanmar Bago : Mya Tha Lyaung Reclining Buddha – Outdoor

Day Trip to Bago Bago is a small town about 70km away from north east of Yangon, a town full of historical sites, worth to do a day tour when you are visiting Yangon Myanmar. The old name is called Pegu, it was the ancient capital of Myanmar. Bagu town is where the famous Burmese …

Shikoku Japan : Best sunset at Yashima, Takamatsu & Bokaiso Hotel Review

Yashima 屋島 mean “roof island” is a flat-topped mountain 20 mins away from Takamatsu’s city center. We were heading to Yashima to stay a night there.  Yashima is famous for its sunset in Shikoku. Takamatsu City From Takamatsu city center, you still need to drive for about half an hour to reach Yashima.  You will …