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Our Visit to an Orphanage in Myanmar

Travel today is much more than a vacation. Over the past decade, travel trends have shifted from the perfect lazy getaway, to adventure and fitness oriented experiential travel. This year I learned the term “transformational travel” at the NY Times Travel Show, and it is all the rave. Transformation can mean many things, and the […]

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Where to Stay in Myanmar

Traveling to Myanmar? Congratulations! You are in for a life-changing adventure. My mom and I recently visited and we found the entire journey much easier than anticipated. The country, culture and tourism is very accessible with friendly locals to help navigate along the way. My mom and I went to Myanmar via Thailand on a 10 day […]

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The Long Neck Tribe of Inle Lake, Myanmar

When I visited Myanmar for the first time the diverse culture really left an impression on me. My mom and I were enamored by the spectrum of ethnic groups comprising Myanmar’s indigenous population. There is such a variety of people living closely together, converging different customs and traditions. A delightful encounter. When visiting Inle Lake we encountered the women […]

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The Intha People of Inle Lake, Myanmar

Inle Lake, Myanmar is worlds away from anything I’ve experienced before. Located near the Thai and China, this community nestled up in the mountains is extremely unique and self-sufficient. My mom and I saved Inle Lake for last because, due to restrictions, she had never reached this area when visiting in the 80s with my […]

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Welcome to Inle Lake, Myanmar

Continuing on our journey through Myanmar, my mom and I waved good-bye to beautiful Bagan and took an eastbound hopper flight. We arrived to the HeHo airport in the Nyuangshwe district of Shan State. This area of Myanmar is nestled in the mountains near the Thai and Chinese borders. My mom and I shared a […]

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My Mom & Me in Myanmar

My mom and I recently embarked on an extraordinary adventure. We flew from New York City to Asia and spent 10 days traveling. Well, technically my mom flew from Cabo to NYC, then we went twelve hours into the future together. I would like to assert now that our intention was not to vacation. We […]

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