Crossing Gokteik Viaduct on the crazy train! Myanmar Railways (Video)

Megsy Fun, Video Blogs

FUN FOR A FIVER.  One of the best things you can do in Myanmar (Burma) is to take a trip on Myanmar Railways! Now this in itself is a crazy experience with old carriages that bump you around so much you find yourself holding your breath just waiting for it to derail…… Which it actually does quite often! Now I know your thinking “Your Nuts! Why the hell would I …

Cherry Guesthouse, Pyin oo Lwin Hotels, Myanmar (Review with Video & Contact)

Tommo Travel Tips

We’ve found that the lesser known guest houses, those not on the internet or in the lonely planet guide, are almost always the best value for money in Burma. After the disappointment of staying one night at Grace 2 hotel we were pleased to move to on of the much better Pyin oo Lwin Hotels for an identical price… At Cherry Guest house we picked up a huge double room …

Why visit The National Kanawgyi Pyin oo Lwin Botanical Garden, Myanmar?

Megsy Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER. Now, everyone has been to a Botanical Garden before but we thought “oh what the hell if it is like every other botanical garden we have ever been to in the past at least we can find a tree to snooze under for a bit!” But the Pyin oo Lwin botanical garden (National Kanawgyi Garden) vastly exceeded our expectations and is actually a lovely little budget treat. The …

Pig Organs hotpot

Eating Pig Organs Hotpot (Pyin oo Lwin, Myanmar) (Video)

Tommo Food, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

TOMMO EATS SOMETHING TERRIBLE. This strange looking street food option appeared at many day & night markets all over Burma. Especially easy to find in Mandalay and Yangon, we ran into this particular vendor, amongst many others, in Pyin oo Lwin at the central night market (4pm – 8pm). The main part of the meal is a mix plate of pig organs and we’ve seen it served in two different …

Grace Hotel 2: Pyin oo Lwin, Myanmar

Grace 2 Hotel Pyin oo Lwin, Burma (Review with video)

Tommo Travel Tips

Arriving after a long night bus on a rainy morning in Pyin oo Lwin brought us to making a quick decision on where to stay. Based on reviews online we chose the supposedly reliable “Grace 2 Hotel Pyin oo Lwin” for $20 for Double Bed, ensuite bathroom and a fan. We were disappointed. We were too tired to look elsewhere and were just happy for a reasonable place for $20. …