How is the Fantasia sunset boat trip in Bagan, Myanmar?

Based on enthusiastically favourable reviews online, we decided on the Fantasia boat, to witness the “must see” sunset over the river in Bagan. However, since we were totally underwhelmed by the whole experience, it seems only fair that I put a dissenting view on record. I’d hate future travellers to …

Where to stay in Bagan, Myanmar? Thazin garden Hotel, that’s where

I chose the Thazin Garden HotelĀ in Bagan, Myanmar for one reason and one reason only. They have their very own 13th century pagoda in the hotel garden (with a pink Buddha) and that, to me, is a pretty fine reason, trumping just about everything else you may require in a …