70th Anniversary of the Worker’s Party of Korea

10 October 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the Worker’s Party of Korea (WPK). Despite all the excitement going around and leading up to the big day, still much of its information and details were shrouded in mystery. This includes the schedule of the parade and the location of where tourists could stand to view

Landscapes of Bagan

Hidden away along the banks of the Irrawaddy River, the ancient city of Bagan is a photographers’ wonderland. Bagan is home to the densest concentration of ancient Buddhist temples and pagodas in the world. What makes this place so magical? Well, due to the thousands of temples that was built for hundreds of years across

Colonial Buildings of Yangon

Walking down the streets of downtown Yangon, old and dilapitated buildings loom like ghosts from another time. The decaying facade of these buildings are filled with old paint and small trees squeezing through those little cracks. The buildings are still above all standing as they have been for over a century. It is like a

Sunrise of U-Bein

Only half an hour drive away from the old capital of Mandalay in the village of Amarapura, lies this bridge that is one of the most scenic things I”ve ever seen in my life. The U-Bein Bridge is a teakwood bridge that is known to be the oldest and longest in the world. U-Bein Bridge

Walking around Mandalay

We reached the city of Mandalay on our third day of our trip. We took the overnight bus from Yangon and arrived in Mandalay very early in the morning. Our beloved driver, Fatty Ko was waiting at the bus terminal to fetch us. It was a too early for us to check in at our

Landscapes of Yangon

Once called Rangoon and the great capital of British Burma, Yangon is in fact a dynamic city. It still remains a city of the past because of it’s extremely unique landscape compromising a fusion of ancient Burmese, British colonial and modern architecture. Yangon downtown gives the city a very photogenic skyline look from above. Also,

Quiet Side of Beijing Part 1

Beijing is one of the most crowded cities to be in China. It is pretty difficult to avoid big crowds of tourists especially when visiting a very famous site like the Forbidden City or the Tiantan Temple. Everywhere you stand, you’ll be surrounded by the wrath of the tourist crowds and it may be most

Myanmar (Preparation & Overview)

Myanmar, or more commonly known to westerners as Burma is a beautiful country. Like most of it’s neighbours in Southeast Asia, Myanmar is rich in culture and diverse in ethnicity due to the migration from nearby countries. The most dominant ethnic group called the Bamar migrated from Tibet during ancient times and founded the ancient