Inle Lake

The glassiness of Inle Lake is something I won’t forget just by itself, but the boat tour comprises a variety of Inle Lake attractions. If you go to Myanmar, you’ve got to take a boat around this lake for amazing photos of the unique life of the Intha. Inle Lake is a huge lake in the Shan […]

Shwesandaw Pagoda

Sunset in Bagan, Myanmar

If you want to see a breathtaking sunset in Bagan, Myanmar, you need to check out Shwesandaw Pagoda or the Sunset Temple. It would definitely be on my “Best of Myanmar” list for any photographer, since the view is a stunning 360 degrees of plains of temples. Update 2019: Due to earthquake damage and continued tourist damage, this […]

Golden Bagan Lacquerware Shop

The Golden Bagan Lacquerware workshop in Bagan is one of several artisan workshops where you can see how lacquerware is made. It’s a neat way to get shots of artisans working their craft. Another popular lacquerware shop is the Bagan House Lacquerware workshop. I expect the experience is quite similar. The Nitty Gritty [table id=11 […]

Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp, Myanmar

Green Hill Valley Elephant Camp, Myanmar is a sanctuary for retired elephants. You can have a personal, rewarding experience with these gentle animals without riding them. I LOVE elephants and this was an amazing way to get up close photos of these beautiful, wise-looking creatures. This is a fairly expensive excursion (~$100 USD) and you need […]

19th Street Yangon Chinatown

Like any respectable city, Yangon has its own great Chinatown. Head to 19th street, Yangon to get some atmospheric photographs of food and vendors and while you’re there, eat some delicious barbecue food at BBQ Alley. The Nitty Gritty [table id=9 /] 19th Street Yangon We headed out to Yangon’s Chinatown for dinner at around 5.30 […]

Yangon Circle Train

Think it would be hard to experience Yangon like a local? Think again – as you ride the Yangon circle train! The train goes around Yangon exposing city, rural and market scenery. Local vendors jump on and off the ride selling all sorts of food and drink. But you do want to bring your own […]

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the most sacred sites of buddhism in Myanmar and one of the biggest, gold-est temples I’ve ever seen. Visit around sunset so you can catch the golden hour but don’t leave early. Shwedagon Pagoda at night is intense! Put this one at the top of your list if you are planning […]