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Articles on travel, tips on where to go, stay and what to do in various town in Myanmar as well as transport advice.

Island Hopping Expectations in Myeik

A city perched on the edge of land, a harbor filled with tar stained boats reminiscent of another era. Small narrow boats weave in...

Myanmar has been voted one of the top ten countries to visit in...

The country just scraped into the list, coming in at number nine after Canada, Colombia, Finland, Dominica, Nepal, Bermuda, Mongolia and Oman, and beating...

Diving in Myanmar – Where to Look Out For

By Martyn Brown Former church pastor Danny Toy returned home to Myanmar after living in America for 39 years to help share the Gospel. The...

Demand for electronic payments is on the rise in Myanmar

Press Release: YANGON, Myanmar, 29 November 2016 Demand for electronic payments is on the rise in Myanmar, according to global payments technology company Visa, who...

OSTELLO BELLO: NOT YOUR TYPICAL HOSTEL

What do Milan and Bagan have in common? Certainly it is not fashion, although longyis could perhaps make their way onto the catwalk one...

Hpaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival: Inle Lake’s Boat-Rowing Spectacle

Hundreds of boys and men dressed proudly in their matching Shan trousers and crisp white shirts, row in perfectly synchronised movements like a beautiful...
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Kahtein in Yangon

Welcome to the dancing buffaloes of Dala, Yangon. Not quite ballet dancing but equally as important. Every year these dancing buffaloes hit the streets...

Ngapali Beach – Waves of Change

As the monsoon season draws to a close, I fling aside my umbrella and set the controls for Ngapali Beach, a one-hour flight north...

Behind the Scenes at Balloons Over Bagan

By Susan Baily They’re back – October’s the month Balloons Over Bagan take to the skies of Bagan for the 18th year. The photos are...

On the Road to Mandalay Photo Essay

  By Jack Picone Mandalay. Even the word is enigmatic. Melodic and sweet sounding as it rolls off the tongue igniting the imagination and inviting wonder....
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