Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Southern Myanmar

Tourism in Southern Myanmar is an infant industry for many reasons, getting there being one of them. The bus ride takes over 18 hours from Yangon, past Dawei the pavement begins to dwindle, the drive a bit bumpier. Most visitors fly into the tiny airport of Kawthaung, their trip already mapped out.

Explore the Mergui Archipelago in Style

Burma Boating is set to launch monthly cruises around the Mergui Archipelago, combining two of the most sought-after activities in these clear waters...

A new Awei Pila luxury resort to launch in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago

An exclusive resort set on a remote tropical island in Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago, will open its doors to visitors on December 15. Owned by the...

Exploring the caves of southern Myanmar

Somewhere deep in the wild jungles of southern Myanmar, Keith Lyons discovers a cave system that is literally off-the-beaten-track. Photos by David Van Driessche. On...

Green column: Preserving paradise

As we sail away from Kawthaung pier, my phone signal disappearing, a lively discussion about compostable toilets takes place on board. Among the guests...

Mergui Island Paradise Slowly, Softly Opens

In Myanmar’s deep south, the remote 800 or so islands of the Mergui Archipelago have remained inccessible, hidden, and mysterious. But soon – as Keith Lyons...

Island Hopping Expectations in Myeik

A city perched on the edge of land, a harbor filled with tar stained boats reminiscent of another era. Small narrow boats weave in...

Chance To Go Yachting In Mergui

Burma Boating is company that offers luxury vessels for those who want an upscale and exclusive trip in untouched areas of the country. They now...

Ways of Life :: The Moken

Ways of Life :: The Moken By Cat Vinton An account from a foreigner who was able to observe the Moken way of life in 2009...