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Shwedagon Pagoda – inside a world of Gold

I landed in Yangon Airport in a sunny evening. It was about 4:00 PM. I had to catch a bus to Bagan at 8:00 PM from the Aung Mingalar bus station. So, I had technically little over 3 hours to see something. From the airport, I tried to validate my idea of going to see the Shwedagon pagoda and catch the bus afterwards. They just simply told me that I was going to miss the bus if I do so. They suggested me to go to some alternate pagodas nearby. But, I was ready to take a risk to see this gem, and...
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Where to stay in Perhentian Island?

Whenever I go to somewhere, I try to book hotel online ahead of time. This is mainly because - I don't want to waste any time looking for hotel in an unknown place I don't want to get any surprise about my budget, which is controllable if I book ahead I can't enjoy a city until I leave my backpack in a hotel after a long flight Unfortunately, when I was searching my hotel in my popular booking platforms Agoda and Booking.com regarding Perhentian Island, I could not find a lot of...
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How to go to Perhentian Island (and come back)?

Perhentian island is a gem! However, it's not straight forward to go there. However, the reward is immense if you go there. It's situated in north eastern side of Malaysia in a stated named Terengganu. Interestingly, this place is not far from the Thai border. This is how I went to the Perhentian Island: First of all, you need to land in Kuala Lumpur, I believe, you will get plenty of flights for doing so.  Cost: Will depend on your point of departure. Next you need to catch a...
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Where to stay in Bagan?

Bagan is mesmerising, there is absolutely no doubt about it. There are not many places on earth where you will get the kind of feelings like roaming around in Bagan. The hotels are placed in three places in Bagan. Nyaung U New Bagan Old Bagan Nyaung U is closest to the bus station(where your bus from Yangon will reach) and to the airport. Old Bagan is the closest to the archaeological sites. New Bagan is closer to the archaeological sites comparing to Nyaung U but far from...
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