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If You Haven’t Considered Traveling To Myanmar (Burma) You Should!

Swamped with finishing up the last details for my upcoming and soon to be announced tour to Cambodia this coming February, I am re-posting this piece for those who might have missed it last year. Enjoy! I read George Orwell’s Burmese Days several years ago and remember it being a great albeit somewhat sad novel. [...]

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Top 10 Things To Experience In Bangkok

Bangkok is one of the most fascinating cities in the world to me. I love the food that Thailand is of course so famous for, the smiling people, the fantastic markets, the stunning Buddhist temples, and the fact that it is such a great travel hub for getting to just about anywhere else in Southeast [...]

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Luang Prabang, Laos – A Charming Gem In Southeast Asia

I often hear through friends of mine who travel a fair amount and read in various travel industry articles that certain places in Vietnam and Cambodia are more and more becoming favored destinations for independent and small-group travelers to Southeast Asia. And I can certainly understand why they are gaining more attention from the well-traveled [...]

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Paradise Not Yet Lost – Koh Lanta, Thailand

Some of Thailand’s southern islands have been premiere destinations for world travelers for decades now. And there are plenty of good reasons for that: beautiful, white sand beaches, friendly and hospitable locals, great diving and snorkeling, tasty cuisine, warm, clear waters, relative easy access from Bangkok, and a laid back atmosphere, all at reasonable prices [...]

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Visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia

As a kid whenever I thumbed through the collection of National Geographic magazines that my family had I was always amazed at how different and exotic so many of the other places in the world were. But the set of pictures that made the biggest, longest lasting impression on me during my childhood were the [...]

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Advice For Travelling In Myanmar

Several people have asked me for advice on travelling to Myanmar and what to expect, so given the recent announcement of my Discover Myanmar Tour I thought this would be a great time to write about a few of these things. Yes, Myanmar is definitely one of the most exciting travel destinations in the world [...]

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Travel Sherpa Keith – Tour Operator and Travel Agency – Discover Myanmar Tour

I am very pleased to announce that TravelSherpaKeith.com is now officially a personalized, small group tour operator specializing in Southeast Asia along with being a full-service travel agency. As many of you already know I have been an avid traveler for decades, and I am a firm believer that travel can be a very positive, [...]

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If You Haven’t Considered Traveling To Myanmar (Burma) You Should!

I read George Orwell’s Burmese Days several years ago and remember it being a great albeit somewhat sad novel. Other than that though the only thoughts and ideas that I had about Myanmar, which had officially been called Burma until 1989, were based on my limited knowledge of the very unfortunate political situation there and [...]

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Greetings From Bangkok And Welcome To TravelSherpaKeith.com!

Well, Shelley and I arrived in Bangkok late Sunday night, and it’s been really great getting reacquainted with one of my favorite cities in the world. It was pretty much my home base for the two years that I spent vagabonding around Asia because of its charms and the fact that it is such an [...]

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Great Websites For Researching Travel Destinations!

Ever have someone mention a travel destination that sounded really interesting, and you immediately wondered where in the world you could easily find some quick and dirty travel info on that place? Or perhaps you already have some places in mind that you would like to learn a little more about without having to go [...]

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Great Travel Resources For Peru!

Having access to the right sources of information when you are planning any trip can of course make all the difference in the world. Word of mouth from someone you trust is always great to have, but typically we don’t have enough of that kind of golden information to make a complete go of it. [...]

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Budget Travel Tips For New York City

As I mentioned in my last post I am currently having a great time in New York City, fully enjoying what it has to offer, without burning excessive cash and going into massive debt. I talked about how much doing a home exchange has made this inexpensive, yet wonderful trip possible by saving us from [...]

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