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...