A place on everybody’s wish list, mystical cones erupting from the mist or the view from a hot air balloon. It’s Bagan. At first sight, Nyaung Oo is just another town but a few pedal pushes away the stupas start. Hundreds of them. Some .gold, some off-white and mossy, most of them reddish brown, big, small, huge. It’s one of the nicest views in the world. Bagan is some what being modernized with ‘no plastic bags’ campaign and e-bikes. Renting an e-bike in Bagan for 5000 MMK is…

Ok, that’s a bit harsh. But i got your attention didn’t I? 🙂 Myanmar is beautiful country that can not be missed but let’s face it, we are struggling with our budget of 42€ (53 $)/day this month. And we’re not taking any massages, buying souvenirs or eating in nice restaurants. Myanmar just recently opened its borders again to travelers and is becoming a very popular destination not only for organized tours (majority of tourists) but also for younger people backpacking in Asia. Flights from Bangkok are not…