The Ethical Question of Myanmar Travel: The Rohingya Exodus and a Traveler’s Responsibility

About this blog: Myanmar has remained off the tourist trails of South East Asia till a civilian government finally appeared in 2012 easing the air for foreign tourists. However, a sudden jolt came with international media reports showing gruesome military atrocities against Rohingyas, an ethnic group, Muslim by faith, being persecuted to leave their homeland […]

Bathed in Green at Spring Lodge Inle: A Favourite Boutique Hotel from Myanmar!

The calm and quaint neighbourhood of Nyaungshwe township is getting startled with daily noise of construction work as Myanmar opened her border for the rest of the world. Tourists flock to Inle Lake, the largest water body in the region dotted with floating villages. Pristine village life unfolds here at the lap of nature as […]

Phuket Tsunami et al

  Death of thousands. This is where it all happened. Enormous bout of overwhelm takes the better of me as I stand down the warning poll at Patong beach where Bangla road starts. It is a merry evening, the pubs are pouring heady cocktails, the poll dancers has started with acrobats and nightlife with uncomfortable […]