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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...
By: Susan Bailey The Ministry of Hotel and Tourism likes to boast that 4 million ‘tourists’ will visit Myanmar this year and expats love to complain that Bagan is overrun these days. But the reality is that the country is...
Although Naypyitaw is only 5 hours away from the financial hub Yangon, it has been more than two years since our writer’s last visit to this capital city. Unlike many others, we have no business with government officials nor do...
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 international routes to showcase the airline’s popular new brand identity. Currently, the new Boeing aircrafts are...
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 may have ventured in and tried out a few of the more offbeat snacks for...
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 start to an unusual event- a hot air balloon flight over Myanmar’s second largest city. Since...
A city perched on the edge of land, a harbor filled with tar stained boats reminiscent of another era. Small narrow boats weave in between massive vessels packed with grizzled fisherman. You can see small groups of foreigners abroad,...
“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 hour ride north of Paradise” Martyn Brown explores the remote Dawei peninsula by motorbike, a bewitching...
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Irrawaddy Literary Festival sets for Nov 3 – 5 ’17

The Irrawaddy Literary Festival 2017 will be held at the Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel in Mandalay from Friday, November 3rd to Sunday, November 5th,...
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