I’ve always wanted to travel to Myanmar. I finally booked my flight to Yangon in November 2015, coinciding with the country’s momentous elections where I witnessed Daw Aung San Suu Kyi rise to the presidential seat.
My trip began in the vibrant city of Yangon where streets are lined with beautiful buildings left behind by the British.
What did I enjoy the most? Chasing sunsets in Sittwe and exploring Myanmar by train, on the back of a motorbike, by bicycle and bus. Watch the moments here:
If you ever get the chance, soak in the colours of Yangon’s livelihood and taste the streets that tinker on the edge of old and new: