You Need a SIM Card to Survive in Myanmar

Unless you are joining an organized tour to get around Myanmar, you will need a SIM card. Internet in Myanmar is very slow. This poses a huge problem when you are booking your accommodations because surprise, surprise, the internet isn’t moving! Shouldn’t you book your accommodations ahead of time? That depends on the type of traveler…

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Scammed by Our Hotel in Inle Lake Myanmar

When we went to other cities in Myanmar, we got great customer service. So it’s terrible what happened with our hotel in Inle Lake. As you well know, customer service can make or break your experience. Especially when it comes to accommodations. I have stayed in hostels that was not be aesthetically pleasing. But, because of amazing customer…

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7 Tips You Must Read Before Exploring Bagan Myanmar

Exploring Bagan Myanmar is definitely fun. This is especially true if you rent an e-bike and zoom around the place checking out different pagodas. However, there are many pitfalls you need to watch out for in order stay safe and to respect the Burmese culture. In this blog post, I will cover safety tips when…

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Shwedagon Pagoda and My Experience Exploring Yangon Myanmar

The Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the few temples I really wanted to see while I traveled through Southeast Asia. If I can only see one thing while I was in Yangon, Myanmar, it would be the Shwedagon Pagoda. After arriving in Yangon, Myanmar, Karen and myself checked ourselves in the hostel we were staying at. We stayed…

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My Complete Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia Spending Breakdown

In this blog post, you will learn my complete Singapore, Brunei and Malaysia spending breakdown. That way, you can plan your trip better with detailed information on how much things cost. One night in Singapore spending breakdown Aljunid@sg hostel – $17.29 CAD ($13 USD) Uber (I used it twice) – $22.29 CAD ($22.29 SG) Total…

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How to Cross from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu Malaysia by Ferry

Planning on crossing from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu Malaysia? Crossing between Brunei and Malaysia seems confusing at first. This is especially true because the transit system in Brunei can be confusing. In this blog post, you will learn the easiest way to cross from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu. What you need to know before crossing…

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