• Myanmar,  Travel

    My Own Burmese Days*

    After leaving Cambodia, I flew to Mandalay, Myanmar. And learned a very important lesson. Most carriers in Asia are point-to-point carriers, so if there‚Äôs not a direct flight between two locations, you have to book two flights. Thus I flew from Siem Reap to Bangkok, and then Bangkok to Mandalay. But two flights means you have to get off the plane, go through immigration, get your bag, go check it back in for your second flight, go through passport control, and then go find your gate. I had 2 hours, 15 minutes to accomplish this. I knew it was tight, but the flights here are also pretty cheap so if…