Anticipating Myanmar –The “before” post

It’s been a long time since I’ve been so excited about a trip. The last time I experienced this degree of anticipation was 20 years ago, when my husband brought my two older children and me to Vietnam for our first visit.  I can understand why I was so anxious to see Vietnam. The country … Continue reading

Visiting Myanmar – 5 things not to forget and 3 questions I want to ask

Since the US lifted the embargo on Myanmar last September, it’s become the it destination We’re going there in March and the trip’s been one of the conversation topics at every Chinese New Year visit. As with all newly emerging countries, everyone who’s just gone has tips. Here are the 5 things I’ve been told not to forget  – 1: My … Continue reading