Wednesday, January 22, 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.

How to travel in Myanmar on a tight budget

December is an expensive month with a lot of partying, giving presents and enjoying good meals. To start the New Year without breaking the...

Thaing Byaung Byan: A Short History

This article was published in InDepth(Myanmore) in November, 2015.   They say opposites attract, and it certainly is true of the Thaing Byaung Byan (TBB) Shan...

Balloons Over Bagan Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

Myanmar’s favorite travel experience celebrates its 20th anniversary Look at any travel story or poster promoting tourism in Myanmar and chances are it will feature...

Active holidays!

Are you already planning on your New Year’s resolution for 2020? For many people, New Year’s resolutions include starting a healthier lifestyle and doing...

Top destinations to travel in December

December is coming and so are the holidays. We assure that most of the people are planning to leave Yangon as soon as the...

Festival of lights and creativity

The hot-air balloon festival in Taunggyi, Shan State, is one of the most significant events of Myanmar. Happens every year in November, it usually takes...

The Taunggyi Fire Balloon Festival Guide 2019

The balloon festival is part of Tazaungdaing, the buddhist full moon also known as the light festival, which celebrates the end...

Beyond Inle Lake: connecting 3 lakes on foot

One of the perks of working in travel is the research to discover new areas and find out what to see and...