Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Shan state

Shan State is a state of Myanmar that borders China to the north, Laos to the east, and Thailand to the south. A popular destination for hiking and its famous Inle Lake.

Amayar: Enriched coffee, empowered women

Hailing from the hilly region of Ywangan, Southern Shan State, Amayar has been producing speciality-grade Arabica coffee beans since 2016. Besides, the whole business is led, managed, and operated chiefly by women.

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...

It’s time for more domestic travel!

After some contradictory reports the people from Khiri Travel decided to test and drove from Yangon to Mandalay and onwards to Bagan - Kalaw - Pindaya - Inle Lake - Pinlaung - Nay Pyi Taw and arrived back in Yangon. Conclusion: No quarantine, no special papers required and people are happy to see domestic travellers visiting their region again. 

Myanmar destination updates from the ground

We talked with business owners and senior managers in the hospitality industry about the impacts of COVID-19 on popular destinations. They share their experience...

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.

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...

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...

Myanmar reports 4 more COVID-19 positives: total 14

Yangon – The Ministry of Health and Sport just reported that 4 more cases of COVID-19 were found today which adds the total number...