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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...

Bodhi Nava review: ‘Fresh, healthy yet punchy fusion fare’

Yangon needs more restaurants like Bodhi Nava. From the team behind Green Gallery, this light and airy café meets restaurant meets guesthouse serves up fresh, healthy, yet punchy fusion fare at a reasonable price....

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...

Yangon’s hip Bangkok night market

Bathed in the golden glow of the Shwedagon Pagoda most nights until April is a gathering of Thai food, clothes, cosmetics, and more—a “taste of Bangkok,” so the organizers say. The BKK Night Market on...

Petition Launched to Save Myanmar Wild Elephants

A campaign tackling elephant poaching has launched a countrywide petition that it hopes will help combat an alarming rate of poaching in Myanmar. With at least one elephant hunted every week, six international wildlife agencies...

The Garden Bistro review: ‘Lakeside venue that does not disappoint’

After reviewing a spate of pretty lackluster restaurants towards the end of 2017, I was hoping for a positive dining experience in my first assignment of...

Thais in Yangon bid farewell to their beloved King.

Thai people in Myanmar gathered at the Royal Thai Embassy in Yangon to place sandalwood flowers as the last tribute for the much-revered late King Bhumibol on Royal Cremation Day October 26th, 2017. Photos taken...

[Guide] to Enjoy Water Festival in Thailand

If traveling to Bangkok or other parts of Thailand is your plan for the water festival holiday, let us guide you the spots where you’ll have the most fun around the country. Traditionally, Thai people...

Bangkok In 72 Hours

Liz Smailes Gilded temple spires, gleaming shipping malls, soaring skyscrapers, sidewalk and gourmet restaurants all jostle for space amidst market stalls of every description in Bangkok's neon-lit capital. Liz Smailes returns to a city she...

Biking Thailand To Myanmar

Georgia Graham takes us on a bicycle ride across the Thai border and into Myanmar.Crossing borders is never easy. ''You’ll never get past the immigration office,” said the young Burmese man in Ranong, the border...