Myanmar: Birthday Wishes (video)


Tomorrow is my 46th birthday, October 18, 2013. Last year, I donated my birthday to raise money for Solar Cookers. I asked friends in Myanmar to help me have 45 people say Happy Birthday to me in 45 languages!

What do I want for my birthday this year?

I would love you to BUY OUR BOOK! Traveling in Sin or share it with a friend!

WATCH: 33 Birthday Wishes Part 1 October 18, 2012, Myanmar (Burma) Here is Part one! Part two TOMORROW!

For October 18, 2012, my 45th birthday, I wanted to find 45 people to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY! We did find many people to participate in several languages!

We moved to the Golden Empress Hotel in room 105 for $30usd with wifi, breakfast, a terraces, a large wooden staircase, pretty ceilings and a great place for celebrating!

I enjoyed chocolate banana pancake lunch with more birthday singing. In movie 34. George took me to Green Chili Thai restaurant for dinner. For my 45th birthday I worked with JWW to donate solar cookers to refugee families in Darfur. Thank you so much to everyone who participated. Together we collected enough money to help 50 families.

This movie is from our 28 days in Myanmar (Burma) from September 28, 2012 to October 26, 2012 and our year TRIP in South East Asia, see all the videos from our trip.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Niver is an award-winning travel expert who has explored 102 countries on six continents. This University of Pennsylvania graduate sailed across the seas for seven years with Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, and Renaissance Cruises and spent three years backpacking across Asia. Discover her articles in publications from AARP: The Magazine and AAA Explorer to WIRED and Wharton Magazine, as well as her site WeSaidGoTravel. On her award nominated global podcast, Make Your Own Map, Niver has interviewed Deepak Chopra, Olympic medalists, and numerous bestselling authors, and as a journalist has been invited to both the Oscars and the United Nations. For her print and digital stories as well as her television segments, she has been awarded three Southern California Journalism Awards and two National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards and been a finalist twenty-two times. Named a #3 travel influencer for 2023, Niver talks travel on broadcast television at KTLA TV Los Angeles, her YouTube channel with over 2 million views, and in her memoir, Brave-ish, One Breakup, Six Continents and Feeling Fearless After Fifty.

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