The 2019 Travel Planner

Despite the fact that New Year’s cheers might still be ringing in your ears, it’s time to start planning your travels for...

The Taunggyi Fire Balloon Festival: A Beginner’s Guide

Get the low-down on this exciting pyrotechnic display in Taunggyi  When is it: 16th - 22nd November 2018 What is it: To celebrate the Tazaungmon full moon, which...

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...

Wildlife sanctuaries and animal shelters in Myanmar

This weekend (or anytime you feel like it), take time off from the stressful endeavors of life and get in touch with...

Updated 2019: Airport-downtown shuttle bus service

Anybody yearning for a bus option close to Yangon Airport will welcome the news that a YBS (Yangon Bus Service) station has opened right...

Orwell’s Burmese home

James Fable visits Katha, a former colonial outpost on the banks of the Ayeyarwady and the setting of George Orwell’s first novel. Photos by the...

Escape the monsoon

Travel writer James Fable lists his favorite places to visit in Myanmar when the rains come. Photos by the writer. Although it’s searing outside, the...

YBS Bus Routes during Thingyan 2018

YUPT Co.Ltd YBS-4 (Yuzana Garden City-30th Street) YBS-7 (Taung Dagon (70/72) – Sule Garden) YBS-8 (Thein Chaung Street - Latha) YBS-10 (Dagon University – Tine Yin Thar Kyay...

The Walled City of Tung

Now the road from Taunggyi is open to foreign travelers once again, there is no better time to visit the town of Kyaing Tong—the...

Chin State’s heart-shaped lake

Whispers of the mystical heart-shaped Rih Lake in northeastern Chin State have gradually spread and got tourists asking questions. The 2017 Lonely Planet even...
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