Travel Guides

Myanmar Domestic Travel Briefing

Sampan Travel has collected a summary of guidelines and regulations for foreigners travelling in Myanmar during the global pandemic. As with everything at the moment, guidelines are subject to change because the situation remains fluid.

Top 10 Experiences To Try In Your Next Trip Upcountry

Especially for expats and Myanmar living in Yangon, but not really knowing the countryside, Exploration Travel came up with these 10 experiences to re-connect and re-discover Myanmar. All priced under 50 Usd per person during the month of September and October (based on minimum of 2 persons travelling together)

Bored of sitting at home? Some suggestions to discover Myanmar on 2 wheels in the coming weeks.

Bored of sitting at home? Some suggestions to discover Myanmar on 2 wheels in the coming weeks. *  Do a morning ride in Thanlyin off...

Get your motor running: Myanmar’s best weekend motorbike adventures

Myanmar is beginning to lift restrictions on domestic travel, much to the delight of both local and foreign residents. But while the airlines and...

Change your Zoom background with an upcountry staycation in Myanmar

As hotels are opening up again in Myanmar you’re in a very unique situation to stay a week or so at a different location and absorb the atmosphere of an area in Myanmar without having to share space with hundreds of other tourists. Additional advantage; your Facebook friends don’t expect you to post exciting adventures every hour so you can relax, travel slow and simply hang out in the garden of your hotel or at the pool. Work from your “new home” becomes more enjoyable and your colleagues will love to see your new Zoom background.

Virtual Train Rides Around The World that You Can Take from your Couch

Are you getting bored of the virtual city landscapes around the world? No more going around inside the massive museums? Well, this weekend, we...

Virtual Tours You Can Traverse From Your Couch (At Home)

Self-quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a bit difficult with all the social distancing, boredom and more. However, according to Fast Company magazine,...

Festival guide: Pagodas of sand

The festivals that take place up and down the country are often the unexpected highlights for those travelling in Myanmar.  Which of us were not...

Latest news

Chin state opens its first airport

The first flight has today landed at Chin state's first airport, Surbung Airport near Falam!

Thadingyut Festival: Yangon and beyond

Thadingyut is the most famous festival in Myanmar after Thingyan. Thadingyut Light Festival is held for three days throughout...

Being Centered Amidst Chaos, The Real Goal of Practicing Tai Chi

If you have ever wandered through a Yangon park in the morning and seen people practicing slow graceful movements, you may have seen the art of Tai Chi being taught by Wuanna Zawlwin, the instructor for Tai Chi in Yangon
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