• Uppatasanti Pagoda in Naypyitaw
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    Nay Pyi Taw – Myanmar’s new capital

    We decided to visit Myanmar’s capital city, which has since 2005 been Naypyidaw, or Nay Pyi Taw, as we were heading back to the old capital Yangon. After the 7-hour minibus trip (don’t recommend that one, hot and sweaty) we arrived to this so called ghost city.

  • Bagan Myanmar two temples sunset
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    Bagan – Myanmar’s famous temple city

    After ten hours in night bus from Yangon, we finally reached one of the world's greatest archaeological sites, Bagan in Central Myanmar.⁣ This ancient Bagan Kingdom had over 10 000 temples, of which over 2000 have survived to our days.

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    Myanmar – Getting into the Land of Temples

    We have read many positive things about Myanmar, seen beautiful images of the place, and heard of the conflicts between the ethnic groups. We decided to give it a visit. This is how we got into Myanmar by crossing Mae Sot - Myawaddy border.

  • Around the worls - how much it costs?
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    How much does it cost to travel around the world?

    There is no all-around answer to this. It depends crucially on the standard of living you require, the length of the trip and number of places you want to visit. Almost anyone living in the rich parts of the world could do some kind of around the world trip. The cheapest way that comes to our mind is just flying around the world quickly.

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    Goa – like another country in India

    After breathing few days the smog of Delhi and Agra, we were quite pleased to move on. The improvement of air quality could be noticed already through the airplane windows and when exiting the plane at the Dabolim Airport it felt just great to breathe in. Look what two weeks in Goa offered us.

  • Local bus in Goa
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    How to use the local buses in Goa

    Vasco, Vasco, Vasco" is shouted repeatedly by the bus conductors everywhere in Goa, to mark the destination of the passing bus. India's bus system can feel really chaotic but it’s not impossible to use and has quite extended routes even to the smaller villages, although there are not many tourists using them. Be prepared to allocate enough time for the trip, as the speed of travel is not great in these crowded buses. The main reason for not using local buses is, that there are no routes or timetables available, at least not online. But it’s the cheapest mode of transportation in Goa and you can enjoy local way of…