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    Mandalay: A day trip to Sagaing Hill

    When traveling to Myanmar, one of the most popular stops for tourists is Mandalay. Mandalay is the second-largest city in Myanmar, with a little bit more than a million people living in the city. It was founded in 1857 and was the royal capital of Myanmar. The city lies at the River Irrawaddy, north of the current capital of Burma,…

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    Hsinbyume Pagoda Mingun – The white temple of Myanmar

    One of my favorite places in Myanmar is the Hsinbyume Pagoda. It is located north of Mandalay (about 10km), in a city called Mingun, in the Sagaing region. About the Hsinbyume Pagoda Behind every memorable place, every great monument, every great story, there is alway one thing standing – love. This pagoda was build in 1816 by the Bagydaw prince, the…

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    Laykyun Setkyar, the biggest standing Buddha in Myanmar

    The region of Monywa is definitely a place, which is rich in culture and has monuments worth seeing. Sitting at the back of the car, my boyfriend and I were resting after our amazing adventure at the Thanboddhay Pagoda. If you want to know more about this extraordinary place, you can read all about it here. Our next stop was…

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    Monywa – The hidden gem of Myanmar – Thanboddhay Pagoda

    As you already know, two days are more than enough to visit all the important places in Bagan. Of course, one can choose to stay a little bit longer and explore the city and its hidden gems, but we had just a limited amount of days, which we had to use wisely. After spending two amazing days in Bagan, we…

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    Visit Bagan, the magical city of temples

    Shortly before sunrise we arrived in one of the most spectacular cities in Myanmar, Bagan. We took the night bus from Yangon, as soon as we landed and headed towards Bagan. My boyfriend and I had read a lot of the stories in the travel communities, in which people get often tommy problems from the food served in Myanmar. Therefore, we…

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    10 Things to know before visiting Myanmar

    Myanmar is known for being one of the most unexplored countries in Southeast Asia, known for its archeological sites, gorgeous beaches and amazing nature. Going there needs a certain amount of preparations. Here are some things that you need to consider before traveling to Myanmar. Best time to travel to Myanmar The best time to travel to Myanmar is known…

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    3 days Barcelona: What to do?

    I guess nowadays there are just a few people that have not been to this amazing city, Barcelona. This year I had the chance to go there – twice! My two visits were so different from each other that one might think that I visited two different cities. However, I am going to concentrate just on my second trip. I traveled…

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    Bulgaria: The mountains are calling!

    As we always plan beforehand, our vacations are not known for staying too long at one place. After two days of pure happiness at the beach, we packed our bags and got on our way – to the mountains. Bulgaria has so much to offer when it comes to nature, especially up in the mountains. One that is of particular…

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    Sun’s out, Buns out: Beach time in Bulgaria

    Our next stop is the Black Sea and the beach! Yuppie!  I cannot remember the last time I was there. I guess it has to be three or four years back, when I went with some friends. Therefore I was super excited to go there again. I would be just lying on the beach, the sun will be shining on…

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    Great ideas for your summer vacation in Bulgaria

    Vacation time. This year we had to book a flight to Rumania and from there we travelled to my home town, Veliko Tărnovo in Bulgaria. It is not a big city but it is also not a small one. It has a population of approximately 80.000 people. A few years back, it got voted the most beautiful city in Bulgaria.…