Saturday, September 19, 2020

Travel

My 5 favourite destinations in Myanmar to visit (once it’s safe again to travel…)

As we avoid crowds and promote physical distancing to help combat the looming pandemic, we can’t help but day-dream of adventures to come. The...

Flights to travel home before Thingyan

With commercial flights cancelled and transit restrictions in many places, those who haven't already travelled home face limited options. Fortunately, embassies and organisations are...

Flocking Festivals? Love Houses! Angel’s Children: Hidden Tribes Of Kengtung

In War-Torn Myanmar, Secluded In The Rugged Mountainous Hills Guide Sai Leads Us To Meet The Villages And Understand the Legends. In recent years...

Who Can Save Mergui?

The Mergui Archipelago approaches a crossroads. One path profits the opportunistic, the real estate speculators, and profligatious construction; the other leads the islands through...

COVID-19: Updates on Stay Permits and Business Visas in Myanmar

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, FocusCore Myanmar Company Limited has updated its rules and regulations with the official processes for the first-time applicants of...

Women in tourism

International Women’s Day – 8th March – celebrates the achievement of women and focuses on global gender equality. We wanted this issue to highlight...

Three Day Trips From Yangon: To escape, to indulge and to explore

Mary Banfeild and Morris Averill. There are worlds away from Yangon where the air tastes sparkling clean, where you can enjoy the sunrise, an adventure...

Peter Pan’s Neverland Revealed?

In the fictional Neverland the inhabitants either don’t age – or in Peter Pan’s case, refuse to grow up. Could a newly-rediscovered remote island...

Latest news

Art unchained: Yangon galleries keep creativity flowing

Art knows no boundary - or lockdown. Although many galleries are closed due to COVID-19, some gallery owners find...

Online Festivals to keep the traditions alive

Last month several famous traditional festivals in Myanmar were unfortunately cancelled due to Covid-19. The Taungbyone Nat festival near Mandalay and the Lawkananda festival in Bagan were two of the more recent ones cancelled. To keep the tradition, the spirit and the fun of these festivals alive, MYANMORE is together with Exploration Travel creating "online festivals” with a short story about each festival, pictures from previous years and inviting people to add pictures, stories and memories of the festival.

[COVID-19 Briefing] Domestic Travel Stopped

As the second wave of COVID-19 is hitting Myanmar, especially Yangon, tougher measures are now implemented with no domestic flights or express bus services.
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