It feels like we’ve been in Manila for a week because of all the things we’ve experienced in these two days. Our Instagram friends Tipsy and Pong from cutesy cartoon blog www.googlygooeys.com. Some of the things we did: – had an amazing lunch in a nice restaurant – tried street food in a student campus: chicken, cow and pigs intestines, chicken butts, and a balot – a boiled duck’s embryo in the egg. Weehee, I was nervous but it went down smoothly. Just eat it in the dark…

It’s a kind of magic! The city has a calm, beautiful vibe with lots of cool cafes, cute street food and the old city becomes a no car/motorbike area so it’s really user friendly. One thing that becomes apparent to any newcomer is that this is a ‘tailor city’ as one local lady said it. Everyone wants you yo have a dress, to visit their shop, to get clothes made for you. Sometimes they can be a bit pushy but that’s the way if there’s too much competition. We…

Here we are! We made it to Myanmar without any problems, our visa (we applied via myanmarvisa.org) was waiting for us at the airport, we managed to get enough new dollars and kyats. We even used the ATM which works for foreigners. We managed to buy a nice camera lens in a very nice camera shop (there are plenty here, lenses have good prices, body is similar to the prices in Europe). Yangon is developing fast! But on the other hand, we’ve seen a lot of landline telephones…

This is a big event that everybody talks about. The sunday market where all the main roads are closed and vendors put up their stalls with clothes, souvenirs and food all trough the street, on both sides. It means only one thing. Shopping! It seems what whole Thailand is about, spend as much as you can. You get some good value, tough 😉 Our mission: buy some clothes and eat. Eat eat eat! I think we did pretty well (see the pictures :D). We like to try different…