The day I flew in a hot air balloon to Bagan

That’s it, it’s the big day. A dream that would come true in a few minutes. For the first time in my life, I am flying in a hot air balloon to Bagan, and I share my experience with you in this post....

What to do in Bagan: 7 activities to discover in Bagan, Myanmar

The Burmese pagan kingdom that ruled the former plain of the Bagan Temple in Myanmar was extraordinarily pious. Devoted believers in Theravada Buddhism, the Bagan kings and their subjects built more than 10,000 stupas in their metropolis between the 9th and 13th centuries A.D....

Visit Mount Popa

Mount Popa is an iconic postcard show from Myanmar: a sacred monastery, with stupas in brilliant gold, perched on top of an extinct volcano. Visiting Mount Popa, what to see, what to do? The 777 steps of Mount Popa are first and foremost a place of pilgrimage but it...

Guide to first visit to Bagan

I made a short “summary” guide to help travellers, who would be interested in visiting Bagan for the first time....

The essential temples of Bagan

With more than 3000 temples and pagodas on the Bagan site, there is plenty to visit. A visit to Bagan for three or more days does not allow you to visit a good part of the site. So to focus on the “most seen” by visitors, here is a...

Where to see the sunrises and sunsets in Bagan, Burma?

Since many temples are closed to visitors, it is difficult to find good places to admire the sunrises and sunsets in Bagan. Don’t panic, I have gathered the best places still available for your sunrises and sunsets in Bagan in this unique article....