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

Few tourists make the half-day trip from Bagan to Mount Popa, and even fewer undertake the hike up to its actual summit. The hike is peaceful, the experience rewarding and the views sublime – so why so few? Misinformation,...
Hong Kong is a no-nonsense city positioned at an intersection of cultures. It’s blunt but beautiful, loud yet strangely pleasing. In Hong Kong, there’s something for every visitor, whatever you intend to do – shop, dine, sightseeing, relax, anything....
This one’s more of a weekend trip as it’s a bit out of the way.  Still, if you have time for a day trip then you’ve probably got time for a weekend trip at some point and this is...
Travelling through the Ayeyarwady Region Off the tourist trail, Nyaungdone and Danubyu harbour the charm of delta life and make for a pleasant weekend escape from Yangon. Stilted wooden houses and plush rice fields offer snapshots of local life, while...
The Lonely Planet likens Myanmar train journeys to ‘going by horse, with the mostly antique carriages rocking back and forth and bouncing everyone lucky enough to have a seat on the hard chairs – sleep is practically impossible.’ For that...
For a day trip to remember, head to Nyaung Chaungtha, a beach ‘resort’ located on the banks of the Ayeyarwady. A return trip costs around 40-50,000k and the journey should (our taxi broke down) be pretty straightforward. Nyaung Chaungtha lies...
(Yangon, July 26, 2017) – Vietjet’s 2016 annual report has been honored with a Platinum Award, ranked the 4th among the Asia Pacific region’s awardees and 11th out of 100 worldwide at the Vision Awards 2016 by League of...
A pioneer Trekking adventure in Southern Chin state, November 2016 6 days, 5 nights 125 kilometer trekking 6,000 altitude meters By Jochen Meissner This trek is one of my personal favourites in southern Chin state, as it combines beautiful landscapes and intact nature, remote...
In the crowded market of Myanmar airlines, one carrier has got its niche successfully carved out as the country’s premium airline. Behind its wheels is Jeremy Kingston, the man in charge of overall operations of FMI Air. Hailing from...
Travelers from Myanmar can explore more of Vietnam as Vietjet, Asia’s favourite low cost airline today announces its newest international route connecting Vietnam’s capital Hanoi to Yangon. To celebrate this announcement, passengers from Myanmar can purchase flights priced from...
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