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Myanmar’s First Board Game: Bagan Journey

Playing board games is a part of many people’s childhood and it’s a tradition that often carried through into adulthood. Monopoly, Codenames, Snakes & Ladders and many others have kept us entertained...

Top things to do in and around Bagan

Watch the sunset There is nothing like watching the sun set over the pagodas in Bagan, but it can be tricky to find...

The Road Less Travelled

Alterative adventures from well-known routes Though Myanmar has a rich and varied landscape and history, it’s all too often that travellers find themselves treading the same old routes....

Q&A: Tourism for peace U Thet Lwin Toh

As a founding member of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association and the current Chairman, U Thet Lwin Toh has seen many changes to the tourism industry over the years. He first started a...

Hideaways for the Thadingyut holidays

Hoping to escape the bright lights and noisy streets of Yangon over your Thadingyut holiday? Here’s my guide of the best places that you can head to for a mid-week mini-break. Beaches Chaung Tha This well-known beach...

The ancient hairstyle of Set Set Yo

A village near Bagan known for keeping alive a millenia-old hairstyle is battling climate change and food shortages. By Brittney Tun. Photos by Ye Myat Tun of YMT Productions. Set Set Yo village, about an...

An alternative Bagan

Brittney Tun visits craftsmen living around Myanmar’s famous ancient city. Photos by Ye Myat Tun, YMT Productions. Having been to Bagan several times, I was curious to see the daily lives of local craftsmen and...

Thiripyitsaya: Bagan’s Riverside Sunset

Traveling to a new place for a short time, I am always worried that I would not be able to cover enough ground or see everything I “must see.” All my worries disappeared when...

Bagan: The Four Wishing Pagodas

The first time I went to Bagan, I begged my husband to drop me off among the ruins and pick me up a month later. He laughed at my whim and I pouted like...

Sharky’s Launches Myanmar Menu in Bagan Branch!

Sharky’s have announced that they are to begin serving a brand new Myanmar Breakfast Menu.  You can now get a fresh, organic, Sharky’s Mohinga! For just 2,000 ks! Sharky’s does European breakfasts famously well....