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Q&A: Edwin Briels

A 23-year-old Dutchman working in Thailand decided to come to Myanmar for the water festival back in 1996. Tourism was quite different that time and travelling meant going by bus or train...

Fun festivals, and long public holidays, coming up!

Are you the kind of person who is always the last to realize a public holiday is coming up? The Myanmar government just announced even more public holidays than we already had...

In Search of Myanmar: Travels through a Changing Land

In Search of Myanmar: Travels through a Changing Land, is based on the journeys the author, James Fable, made while writing for the travel section of Myanmore (see his articles here). The book...

Samkar lake: A peaceful getaway

Looking for an escape from Yangon’s hefty rain? What about staying by a lake with no other hotels around and no motorboat sounds in the distance. Wake up with the herons and...

Taking the Slow Road from Mandalay to Bagan

Like the Nile in Egypt, the Irrawaddy River is an important gift to the people of Myanmar that gave rise to the ancient royal capital of Mandalay and Bagan. However, traveling to...
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Visa to Myanmar

Applying for visa is often a nightmare with queues in embassies and rude officials. Myanmar stands out. Since 2012, a number of positive changes have been implemented and as people often say,...

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...

Bagan listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bagan, Myanmar was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Saturday by the UN at the Azerbaijani capital Baku, nearly after 3 decades that the complex of Buddhist temples was first...

Yenangyaung

As far as trips through Myanmar go, the region between Yangon and Bagan is often overlooked. We wondered what interesting destinations lie in the stretch and set out to explore the 600...

Gadget guide: Action cameras

Are you an adventurer? A blogger? Or an influencer? When it comes to create a content, medias: pictures and clips are essential to put together with your piece -- even a photograph...