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Getting Connected: New Direct Flights from Yangon to Milan

Yangon International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Myanmar, has just made a new connection: Milan, Italy. Operated by NEOS Air, the route...

A new addition to Grace Myanmar’s Top Golf Course

Awei Metta, located in the leafy western suburbs of Pun Hlaing in Yangon, this modern 46-key resort features a restaurant overseen by an experienced...

Portraits of Shan State

The Ann people are shy, reclusive and happily nestled atop a low-lying escarpment near Keng Tung township. Historically they are tribal hunters and their...

A new Awei Pila luxury resort to launch in Myanmar’s Mergui...

An exclusive resort set on a remote tropical island in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago, will open its doors to visitors on December 15. Owned by the...

Hideaways for the Thadingyut holidays

Hoping to escape the bright lights and noisy streets of Yangon over your Thadingyut holiday? Here’s my guide of the best places that you...

Sri Ksetra and its Five Players

Sampan Travel visits the ancient kingdom of Sri Ksetra on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River. Photos by Belinda Lawson. Adorned above the sign at...

Nominate for MYANMORE Travel Awards 2018

For the past five years MYANMORE has promoted the best of travel in Myanmar. From the most thrilling experiences to the most original and...

Fragrant Harbor

Hong Kong literally means ‘Fragrant Harbor’ in Chinese, which is fitting for an island teeming with glorious food stalls that waft heavenly scents down...

Indo-Myanmar international land border opens in Sagaing Region

Officials from the Indian and Myanmar governments have opened the Indo-Myanmar international land border. After reaching an agreement in Naypyidaw on May 11, entry-exit checkpoints...

Weekend in Myitkyina

Traffic jams are common in Myitkyina. Held up are usually goats, a market vendor carrying a basket of flip-flops on her head,...
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Exploring the Ayeyarwady river

Barry J Atkinson discusses life on the Ayeyarwady River. Photography by the writer. There are few final frontiers left in the world that remain unexplored....