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Where to send your mother in law in Myanmar?

Think of yourself as an expat in Yangon and are leading an interesting lifestyle that keeps you busy with work, sports, social networking and a bit of travel in the region. Then...

Trekking Myanmar

Intrepid trekkers are diverging from the well-trodden trails between Inle and Kalaw in search of Myanmar’s best routes. Sampan Travel offers four alternative places in Myanmar to explore the great outdoors on two feet. With...

Documenting Myanmar’s forgotten cinemas

The first films publically screened in Myanmar in the 1920s were black and white and silent films. Fast forward to the Myanmar of the 1950s, 60s and 70s and something of a golden age...

The Walled City of Tung

Now the road from Taunggyi is open to foreign travelers once again, there is no better time to visit the town of Kyaing Tong—the once-mighty ‘Walled City of Tung.’ Kyaing Tong—a town battered by history...

JCB launches travel deals and prizes for its card holders

International credit card company JCB is offering its cardholders lucky draws and special promotions on travel from mid-March to May 15. JCB card members from AYA and CB banks in Myanmar can enjoy online and...

Time to Visit Hsipaw

Modern Myanmar “Lost in time” is a phrase habitually used in attempts to express the essence of Myanmar. Compared to its neighbors, Myanmar appears a purer, simpler, more rural and traditional corner of Asia; Buddhist...

Road Trip on Shan State’s Old Opium Trail

The Ministry of Hotel and Tourism is slowly easing travel restrictions on remote areas in an effort to encourage tourists to stay longer. Recently it lifted the ban on the road that connects Taunggyi...

Adventure and Waterfalls in Lashio

  Written & Photos By Byron Hartzler Euphoria overwhelmed Byron Hartzler as he slipped behind the veil of a 30-metre-long waterfall to the unforeseen world behind; bright green ferns dangling from the roof above reflecting onto...

Monte diVino Lodge In The Winery

Jessica Mudditt travels to Aythaya Winery in Shan State for a weekend away to rejuvenate and restore. She finds a tranquil haven in the hills. When Yangon becomes too wet, hot or just plain busy,...