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3 days in Yangon, Myanmar

My Personal Highlights from 3 Days in Yangon, Myanmar – Gallop Around The Globe

Yangon (ရန္ကုန္) was the first city I visited in Myanmar.  It was my introduction to a country I’d been ridiculously excited about exploring ever since it officially reopened its doors to tourism in 2012. Although it’s no longer Myanmar’s capital city (this title now belongs to Naypyidaw), Yangon is still recognised as the cultural and commercial […]

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Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception by Patrick M. Loeff via Flickr Creative Commons Licence

From Beaches to Baroque: Your Mini Guide to Panaji, Goa

With a population of just 114,405, Goa’s capital city, Panaji (or Panjam, to use its former Portuguese name) is one of India’s smallest and most laid-back state capitals. Ironically the city whose name means “land that never floods” is located on the banks of the Mandovi River, and its wealth of well-preserved colourful, colonial architecture […]

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