My adventure to Burma this past year was amazing. I would like to say that there is nothing that I would change, but there are a few things that I would do differently if I could. On reflection, I would think more about how my packing for Burma.
Until this trip, I had a very bad habit of assuming that everything will sort its self out. I didn't think I have to rush to get bug spray. I presumed that someone will have some to purchase there. Anyway, English bug spray would probably not...
Having never been anywhere in Asia before, finding out that I was going to be traveling to Burma/Myanmar gave me a mini anxiety attack. I had no idea what to expect and the CNN documentary with Anthony Bourdain that aired in April didn't set my mind at ease. Not only did it confirm all that I had feared the trip would be, it spurred on all my friends, family and coworkers to question my ability to physically survive the entire trip.
In a panic I booked a trip to Singapore,...