Travel Tips for Accommodations, Transportation, Places to Visit, etc.
We have now visited over 30 countries and have written travel tips regarding accommodations, transportation, places to eat, and must-see places to visit. This section is a work in progress, as we are working to make it easier to find articles. For now, you can find some of our recent travel tips below. You can also do a search to find information about the location of your interest! Thanks for visiting.
29 August 2012 From Bangkok, our flight arrived at Colombo Intl Airport in Sri Lanka early at 8:40 AM local time. Going through immigration was a breeze as they didn’t even look at our visa approval forms that we had printed from the internet. You can get your pre-approved Visa easily through the website Embassy […]
28, July 2012 We purchased our tickets for the bus from Kinpun to Yangon directly from our hotel, Golden Sunrise, for 7,000 Kyat/person. This included the bus (pickup truck) picking us up from the hotel, since we were on the main road back to Kyaikto. If you remember from a our post regarding the bus […]
26, July 2012 In the afternoon after sightseeing we boarded a bus from Bago to Kyaikto. We had a little help from our tour guide in Bago who purchased the tickets and helped us catch the bus. The bus tickets to Kyaikto cost 5,000 Kyat/person. Because we were traveling during monsoon (low) season, the bus […]
25 July, 2012 We purchased our bus tickets for Bagan to Bago directly from the bus station in Nyaung U. We went with Mandalar Minn, since we had a very good experience with them from Yangon to Mandalay. The cost was 15,000 Kyat/person. If you are going to Yangon or Bago the price is the […]
July 23, 2012 Our second horse cart ride in Bagan was much better than the previous horse cart ride. We hired Minthu as our driver, based upon a recommendation from a friend. He went with us to many of the temples and explained the history. He also answered our questions about monks and the monastery […]