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About Katherine Sazdanoff

Katherine Sazdanoff is a freelance travel writer. Last month she returned from a year-long Around the World Trip (including a lengthy stint in the Balkans), and is now settling back into her home in Boston. To chronicle her wanderlust adventures, visit her website at

Five Fun Things to Do in Inle Lake, Myanmar


It was my first day in Nyaungshwe, Myanmar, a bustling town that sits on Inle Lake, and already I was in awe. The placid lake and surrounding rolling mountains set the stage for a myriad of fun activities; from hiking and cycling to vineyard visiting and sweets tasting options abound.

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March 28, 2014 by | Comments Off on Five Fun Things to Do in Inle Lake, Myanmar

8 Great Destinations to Explore in the Balkans

Bay of Kotor, Kotor, Montenegro

Often overlooked, the Balkan region is a land of unexpected surprises where history, art, and culture merge to create unique bustling urban centers. Historical sites and museums, distinctive architecture, and lively restaurant scenes are the norm. Throughout the region, striking natural landscapes provide ample opportunity for outdoor activities with lakes, rolling mountains, and even historical […]

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October 21, 2013 by | 1 Comment