Bagan (Myanmar)

Bagan, the treasure of Myanmar, or perhaps even of the entire Asian continent is an ancient city in the middle of the country. It is home to the largest and most beautiful concentration of pagodas,…

Mandalay (Myanmar)

From Ngapali we flew (over Yangon) to Mandalay where Camille’s mom, also known as “La Mama” joined Backpackdiariez for the second time! Mandalay is the second largest city of Myanmar, lying on the bank of…

Ngapali Beach (Myanmar)

Ngapali beach – probably one of the best kept secrets in Central Asia. Imagine a tropical beach, white sand, turquoise water, boarded by coconut trees and as much seafood as you can eat… and you’ll…

Thimpu (Bhutan)

After our 6 day trek in the mountains we drove to Thimpu, which is the capital of the country and by far the largest (or only) city of Buthan. Traditional houses are increasingly being replaced…

Soi Yaksa Hike (Bhutan)

Bhutan is still part of the Himalayas, so of course Jean decided we had to fit in a trek during our trip. We opted for the Soi Yaksa trek, which is 5 nights and 6…

Paro (Bhutan)

After our adventures in Nepal, we boarded a flight from Kathmandu to Paro in Bhutan. This flight is known to be one of the world’s most scenic flights as you fly above most of 8000+…