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National Kandawgyi Garden in Pyin Oo Lwin, one of the loveliest Hill Stations of Myanmar

By mid-February, the lowlands of Myanmar were sweltering under an unforgiving sun. With temperatures in the mid-90’s and 60% humidity, I fled the crowded streets of Mandalay and headed for the...

Sailing the Irrawaddy River, beginning near Mandalay, the shallowest part of the river during the dry season

During monsoon season, sailing the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar is easy, as the river is high and wide. In the dry season, however, the river shrinks and sailing becomes much more...

Typical floating house in Inle Lake, Myanmar, built of woven bamboo matting

Inle Lake, Myanmar (formerly Burma), is home to nearly 200,000 residents who have developed unique measures that allow them to live in harmony with the lake. As water depths can vary...

In Hua Hin, Thailand, a crew of world renowned ice sculptors carve what they claim is the tallest statue of Buddha ever made in ice, during the celebration of the King's 88th birthday

I arrived in Hua Hin, Thailand, this past December just in time to celebrate the 88th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The King, who is also known as Rama IX, is...

Me with my adopted family on the fifth and final day of Tihar in Nepal

Five years ago my Yoga guru invited me to celebrate the Brother-Sister Tika Ceremony with his family during the Hindu holiday of Tihar in Nepal. Though I didn’t know it until...

The Expat Chat interviews Barbara Weibel on why she believes that Eastern Europe will be the next hot travel destination

Do you Blab? Do you even know what Blab is? It’s a live-casting video program that features real-time interviews, and I just did my first one. Earlier this morning I was...

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