Fairytale destinations

Fairytale Destinations: 10 Magical Places to Visit in Your Lifetime

Julie Travel Inspiration 9 Comments

When you think of fairy tales, what comes to mind? Breathtaking castles, quaint, colorful villages, majestic mountains, all set in a landscape that seems like something out of this world? Well, there are spots on this planet that look like they are plucked right out of the pages of a children’s book. If you want to be whisked away to …

Bagan Sunset Photo

Cycling Around the Temples of Bagan

Julie Myanmar 19 Comments

Bagan, Myanmar is one of Myanmar’s most famous destinations for tourism.  There are many ways to explore Bagan’s many temples, either by bike, by taxi, by scooter, or by big tourist bus.  In our opinion, Bagan is the perfect place to explore by bicycle.  The streets are relatively quiet, there are great sandy roads that take you to villages and …

Bagan Balloon Ride

A Hot Air Balloon Ride Over Bagan, Myanmar

Julie Myanmar 5 Comments

Bagan, Myanmar…a mystical land of temples in a tropical, misty landscape.  The best way to see Bagan is by sunrise hot air balloon, a big splurge on our round the world budget, but very much worth it for these bird’s eye views over this beautiful place. Our morning started before sunrise, when we were picked up from our hotel.  By …