Passport stamps around the world

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One of the things that a traveler might overlook are the passport stamps. Well, those are just stamps after all. Those imprints that the immigration officers leave in your passport as an official assurance of your entry to their country. Sometimes, these impressions can make your passport looks grimy and old. But there are stamps that are just pretty cool

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Currencies around the world

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When you travel abroad, one of our primary concerns is to know what currency is being used in that particular country. There are 164 official national currencies around the world. Below are some of them that I have exchanged during my travels. Some can make you an  instant millionaire for a day. So, let’s set the ball rolling.   The

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Where Anna La Viajera has been

        Andorra Belgium Bulgaria Brunei Cambodia China Czech Republic France Germany Greece Hong Kong Indonesia Italy Japan Laos Luxembourg Macau Malaysia Mexico Myanmar Philippines Poland Portugal San Marino Singapore Slovakia South Korea Spain Taiwan Thailand Vietnam I – Ilocos Region II – Cagayan Valley III – Central Luzon IV-A – Calabarzon Mimaropa – Southwestern Tagalog Region V

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Bagan, Myanmar: Land of Temples & Stupas

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 Third day in Myanmar was spent in the ancient city of Bagan. And what’s the best thing that you can do when in the Kingdom of Pagan? Temple Hopping. There are various ways to hop from one temple to another: by hot air balloon, horse carriage, bicycle or by car, and so on. I chose the last option since I was

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Foods to try in Myanmar

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A popular Burmese rhyme sums up the traditional favorites: “A thee ma, thayet; a thar ma, wet; a ywet ma, lahpet” (အသီးမှာသရက်၊ အသားမှာဝက်၊ အရွက်မှာလက်ဖက်။), translated as “Of all the fruit, the mango’s the best; of all the meat, the pork’s the best; and of all the leaves, lahpet‘s the best”. I never thought Myanmar ‘s cuisine to be as interesting as other Asian

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1 Day Inle Lake

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I’m loving my solo adventure in Myanmar. Everything went well as I planned it to be. Unbelievable. Yes, at least for me. I always plan. I always feel the same thrills when planning my travel as realizing it. But most of the time, I break up my plans and adjust to what is actually happening at the moment such as skipping some

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Shwedagon & other Pagodas Tour in Yangon

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On my second day in Yangon, Myanmar , I spent less. Most of my expenses went to transportation since I had to travel from Yangon to another impressive place in Myanmar, Bagan. They say that the main pagoda in downtown Yangon is so huge so I spared the first half of my day visiting the Shwedagon Pagoda. In the afternoon, I traveled

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Day Trip in Yangon, Myanmar

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Myanmar is the 10th out of the 12th Southeast Asian Countries I’ve been to. Here is the breakdown of my expenses on my first day in Yangon. So, you think Myanmar is an expensive country? Well, it depends from where you are from and your itinerary & length of stay. Day 1 Destination Activities Cost 12MN- 5AM Manila-Bangkok Early Breakfast-

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