Souvenirs and token of travels from..Myanmar: Orchids, or maybe not?

When reading about Myanmar and preparing our trip last year, I stumbled on article describing the amazing fauna and flora of Myanmar, and in particular a vast number of orchids – over 800 different species!! So when I found bulbs at the market, I naturally got really excited…6 month later, it’s in London and blossoming. Although it’s not exactly an orchid, is it? Continue Reading

An “expat” weekend in Yangon, Myanmar

  Yangon was Burma’s capital during the British occupation, and remains one of its main business centres. The city is booming so fast that it feels a bit like a teenager that’s quickly outgrowing its clothes. Continue Reading

A memorable trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)

From the very start when I started preparing the trip and seeing Charlotte’s and other friends photos, I knew I was quite curious about going trekking, meeting people outside of the beaten path. And I am Continue Reading