Travel

Articles on travel, tips on where to go, stay and what to do in various town in Myanmar as well as transport advice.

[News Update] MNA acquired new Boeing 737-800s for International Routes

Myanmar National Airlines (MNA) has acquired new, state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800s, flying to international destinations. The airline has acquired 10 new Boeing aircrafts specifically for their...

Myanmore’s Choice of Unusual Foods

You’ve no doubt seen these dishes being prepared on the side streets and local kitchens that pepper the streets of Yangon. Some of you...

Oriental Ballooning takes to the Skies of Mandalay

It’s pitch black and we are standing in the middle of the runway at Mandalay’s unused Chan Myae Tharzin airport. It is an unusual...

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...

Dawei | Gloriously Untamed

“Without doubt the most jaw-dropping strip of sand in the region, and possibly the whole country, is Po Po Kyauk or Grandfather beach, an...

Yangon International Airport now has official taxi counters in each terminal building arrival...

Rates are fixed and defined by different area zones, Lek Ning, the manager of operations department for Yangon Aerodrome Co Ltd, the airport operator...

Yangon’s Circle Line – Back to the Future

Yangon’s famous circle line is set for a “rising ridership”, with an investment worth billions from Japan to upgrade the 29-mile track set to...

The Strand Is Back

Following an extensive six-month renovation, Myanmar’s iconic hotel The Strand finally reopened its doors on 15th November 2016. It may not be its original ink...

Your Comprehensive List of New Visa Rules from the Ministry of Labour

UPDATED Dec 19, 2016: Our friends at Santa Fe Mobility Myanmar has checked with central Immigration department in Yangon. They were advised the rules for the...

Myanmar has been voted one of the top ten countries to visit in...

The country just scraped into the list, coming in at number nine after Canada, Colombia, Finland, Dominica, Nepal, Bermuda, Mongolia and Oman, and beating...