Top 10 Dishes of 2016

2016 was a year of great eating, from Myanmar to Stockholm and everywhere in between! Here, in no particular order, is what I have eventually narrowed down to be the best things I ate in 2016. The Flying Elk, Stockholm  Venice Roe From Kalix On Cauliflower & Spelt Langos With Sour Cream, Pork Belly &…

Sunrise at Lawkaoushuang Pagoda

With over 2,200 pagodas in Bagan, it is safe to say that you will not struggle to find somewhere special to watch the sunrise from. We decided to visit Lawkaoushaung Pagoda, just to the west of the far busier Shwesandaw Pagoda, which offers spectacular 360 degree views across the countryside. We arrived shortly after 5am and found…

Exploring Bagan, Myanmar

I spent two days exploring Bagan, the first in the back of an air-conditioned taxi ($20-$30) and the second by bicycle (around $2-$3 for the day.) Whilst I probably preferred exploring all the smaller “off the beaten path” pagodas I was able to access via bicycle, here are 5 of what I would term “Must-See…