One of the most epic and fascinating journeys I’ve been on, the Mandalay-Lashio train provides a myriad of authentic scenes from food vendors and local families to the exhilarating crossing of the 100m high Gokteik Viaduct bridge.
With a lot of luck, I discovered some of the best (secret) locations to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets. With over 2,000 temples/stupas (some nearly 1,000 years old), Bagan is truly a must-do wonder of the world.
An introduction to street food in Myanmar, on a tour with Sa Ba Street Food tours in Yangon. Watch a video of us discovering dishes such as mohinga, Burmese salad, Lann Ta Ye Mont (fusion dosa), falooda, Si Chat Khout Swe (garlic noodles), steamed fish, and… sago grubs! Yes, we ate worms!
On the first leg of our Albania road trip, we go from the port of Saranda to the UNESCO-recognised Gjirokaster, but closely avoided destroying our rental car when we decide to go on SH74, Albania’s death road.