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  • Myanmar takes the Asian travel spotlight

    A new star arises with exquisite offerings   By Eliza Najar Asia is the perpetual favourite with travellers because of its relatively budget-friendly options, great food and things to do! Whether you...

  • Bagan Awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status

    The ancient Archaeological Site, Bagan, becomes Myanmar’s second entry on the World Heritage List. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed the site on the list during its 43rd session, held in...

  • Craving For Caving: Explore Exotic Caves of Myanmar

    You have thirst for a great adventure: From mountain climbing, deep-sea diving, skydiving, parasailing and bungee jumping, indeed the sky isn’t the limit! But you’ve done so much and been so many ...

  • The Mesmerising Sunrise At Bagan

    Northern and Central Myanmar – The Golden Land Beckons

    Myanmar is a vast country offering immense natural wealth that is almost impossible to completely explore in just one trip. There are so many things to do, see, eat and understand that it is easy to g...

  • The Interesting Taste of Myanmar

    Tradition dictates that Myanmar food is typically eaten before the cool breeze of the morning is replaced with the scorching heat of the afternoon, and again as the calm evening approaches. The best w...

  • The 10 must-dos for first time visitors to Myanmar

    “Once a year, go somewhere unknown.” The wonders of journeying to a new place never cease to delight the mind, body and soul! It nourishes, creates new perspectives and builds on knowledge...

  • The Royal Palace at Mandalay

    One of the foremost attractions of Myanmar is the massive Mandalay Palace located right at the heart of the cultural capital of the country. Mandalay is Myanmar’s last royal capital and the pala...

  • All There is to Longyi

    Myanmar is known for its culture and diversity, with more than 130 tribes and ethnicities. The country’s many tribes have distinctive cultural identities and even preferred textiles like cotton, sil...

  • The enchanting Kakku Pagodas

    Pa’O People & Kakku Pagoda

    Myanmar is famous for having more than 130 tribes of very distinct cultures and traditions. The existence of these tribes only adds to a vibrant and enthusiastic Myanmar experience for the traveller t...

  • Myanmar, Land of Pagodas

    If you have never visited Myanmar before, here’s a simple reason why you should: the pagodas. It is safe to say that the country has more than 150 pagodas scattered all over its regions and states, ...

  • Hot Air Balloon Rides in Bagan

    It was around 4.00 AM when I received the wake-up call from the hotel. Rise and shine, it’s time for the iconic Bagan Balloon Ride. Yay! And oh, what an adventure it was! I highly recommend the ball...

  • Priceless Memories at the Golden Rock

    Are you up for a unique travel experience? Visit Myanmar and be amazed by what this country offers. Myanmar has shied away from international eyes for more than 40 years. As a country with one of the ...

  • Myanmar is famous for its unique handicrafts

    Traditional Myanmar

    With the amalgamation of 135 ethnic groups, Myanmar is a mix of various culture and tradition. Aside from that, the country boasts a number of unique traditional products and customs which are excelle...

  • Sweets are widely eaten in Myanmar

    Sweet Escape

    Desserts are a universal treat – no one can say no to them. Desserts in Myanmar are distinctive and addictive in the sweetest way. With plenty of palm sugar involved, these sweet delights are the pe...

  • Traditional Myanmar Food

    10 Myanmar Food You Must Try

    Myanmar is emerging as Southeast Asia’s new sought-after tourist destination. Tourists can start to expect more undiscovered places open for visiting as the nation slowly reveals its hidden gems to ...

  • Inle Lake - the biological wonder

    The Biological Wonder of Myanmar

    Inle Lake is a destination of remarkable beauty. The Intha people live here, popularly known for their distinguished one-legged boat rowing technique. With a magical touch to its nature and environmen...

  • TWO DAYS IN BAGAN DAY 1: An Intriguing Adventure

    Though now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list, Bagan has been no stranger to history and culture enthusiasts for decades. Word of its countless ancient monuments and pagoda-rich plains have...

  • The temple town of Bagan

    DAY 2 The Ancient City Of Bagan – Traveller Marvels At Myanmar’s First Kingdom

    We rose early with excitement. After a balanced breakfast and a quick briefing by the Thiripyitsaya e-bike service, there was nothing left to do but traverse the plethora of majestic temples and be aw...

  • The beautiful Kayah state of Myanmar

    The Tradition And Culture Of Kayah

    If pictures could depict a country, the long-necked women that wear brass coils around their necks would be a unique representation of Myanmar. These one-of-its-kind women belong to the Kayah Ethnic G...

  • Soaked In Fun And Festivity At Thingyan Water Festival

    May Tan I am soaked from head to toe as I squeeze water out of my hair and attempt to arrange it somewhat. The effort proves futile, as I am immediately bombarded by two kids armed with water guns. Th...

  • What No One Tells You About Myanmar

    By Amy Nair As a tourist destination, Myanmar offers everything that a traveller can wish for with stunning natural views and an enriching culture in an abundance of rich history. The country is still...

  • The Tradition And Culture Of Kayah

    By Amrita Kundu If pictures could depict a country, the long-necked women that wear brass coils around their necks would be a unique representation of Myanmar. These one-of-its-kind women belong to th...

  • Ten Books to Read To Kickstart Your Myanmar Adventure

    Ten Books to Read To Kickstart Your Myanmar Adventure By Jaycee Jung The people of Myanmar are friendly and love travellers visiting their beautiful land. The pagodas stand magnificent and there are h...

  • Travel Like A Local In Myanmar

    by Andrea Johnson Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia. This is a nation that is filled with undiscovered destinations, thriving with nature and vibrant culture. As a destination that shou...

  • The Ancient Of Myanmar

    The ancient cities of Myanmar have long been a cultural attraction with their ancient temples and ruins that mark the rise and fall of kingdoms that once flourished. Some of them date as far back A 20...

  • Why Ngapali is one of the Best Beaches in the World

    Why Ngapali is one of the Best Beaches in the World By June Franco Imagine lying on a beach chair under the shade of a coconut tree with pearly white sand surrounding you as the soft sound of waves la...

  • Introducing Indawgyi Lake

    By Amy Nair Tucked away in the north of Myanmar is the country’s largest inland lake, Indawgyi Lake. It is one of the largest lakes of Southeast Asia, extending for 13 kilometres from east to we...

  • How The Chinese Have Contributed To Myanmar Food Styles

    How The Chinese Have Contributed To Myanmar Food Styles By Amrita Kundu  No other aspect represents the culture of a country more accurately than the local food. The cuisine of a country speaks volum...

  • Unexpected Thrills Of Pyin Oo Lwin

    by Carol Rudy Until recently, I never knew a coffee plantation tour could be so much fun. I was lucky enough to join a group of fellow writers to go for a trekking tour in Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar where ...

  • Beautiful Myanmar

    Travel Like A Local In Myanmar

    Myanmar is the largest country in Southeast Asia. This is a nation that is filled with undiscovered destinations, thriving with nature and vibrant culture. As a destination that should definitely be a...

  • Trekking in Shan’s Nature

    Trekking in Shan’s Nature By Jaycee Jung The country’s diverse geographical features have gifted Myanmar with some of the best destinations for trekking, and is safe enough for solo travellers as ...

  • TWO DAYS IN BAGAN

    DAY 1: An Intriguing Adventure – Answering Bagan’s Call by Uma Mageshwary Gunasakaran Though now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list, Bagan has been no stranger to history and culture en...

  • Rising Phoenix of Travel

    Rising Phoenix of Travel By Carol Rudy To be entirely honest, Myanmar was not my first choice of destination. It only dawned as a possibility when I was browsing through a pile of travel brochures tha...

  • Hiking Mount Zwe Ka Bin

    By June Franco My solo trip to Myanmar in March has gifted me with many memories to cherish. I smile back at all the fun things I did; hiking Mount Zwe Ka Bin being one of them. Being an ardent advent...

  • Myanmar Through Museums

    Myanmar Through Museums With history dating back to ancient times, Myanmar is a land rich with palaces, colonial buildings and prehistoric cities. If you don’t have time for all these places, we’v...

  • A must do in Asia’s list of travel sites

    ­­ A must do in Asia’s list of travel sites By June Franco There are various kinds of travellers in the world. There’s the beach-lover, the mountain-climbing enthusiast, the history-absorber...

  • Fantastic Facts About Bagan & Mandalay

    Fantastic Facts About Bagan & Mandalay Mandalay and Bagan are the two most visited cities in Myanmar. What’s so special about these two cities to warrant such a title? Bagan – The temple t...

  • Inle Lake, A Way of Life

    Inle Lake, A Way of Life By June Franco Most travel itineraries for Myanmar start and end with Mandalay, Yangon and Bagan – the top three tourist must-dos of the country. But if you want something a...

  • 7 tips on how to eat like a local

    7 tips on how to eat like a local by Amrita Kundu Food constitutes an integral part of any travel experience. Enjoying the local cuisine as well as checking out the international food scene is one of ...

  • A Myanmar Escapade

    A Myanmar Escapade Carol Rudy Are you looking for a different kind of holiday destination? Why not travel to Myanmar? There are many places there left untouched for more than 40 years, making them som...

  • Street Food in Yangon

    Street Food in Yangon By Andrea Johnson Admit it, everyone’s a foodie especially when it comes to street food. They are such a delightful snack to have as you stroll along the street listening to th...

  • Urban Myanmar

    Urban Myanmar by Carol Rudy Myanmar is growing in many ways! The country has come a long way from a nation with a turbulent past to a charming modern country with cosmopolitan cities and a host of boo...

  • The Evolution of Cuisine in Myanmar

    The Evolution of Cuisine in Myanmar By Jaycee Jung Myanmar food is a wondrous mix of distinct cultures and traditions of various ethnic groups. With more than 130 ethnic groups in the country, you can...

  • A c-hilly escape

    A c-hilly escape By June Franco Who doesn’t enjoy a little bit of chill in the midst of a scorching summer? Hill stations have their charm with their lush green landscapes, surrounding hills and...

  • Top Travel Apps That Work Offline

    Top Travel Apps That Work Offline By June Franco Technology has empowered everything today, travel is no exception. Travelling around is now easier than before as any information a traveller needs is ...

  • 5 lesser travelled places to visit in Myanmar

    5 lesser travelled places to visit in Myanmar June Franco When it comes to choosing places to visit in Myanmar, almost every traveller will go for Yangon, Bagan, Nay Pyi Taw and Mandalay. The good new...

  •  Backpacking In Myanmar

     Backpacking In Myanmar By June Franco When deciding on my backpacking destination this year, I chose to start from Myanmar. The fact that most of my backpacker friends hadn’t travelled to Myan...

  • Sweet Escape

    Sweet Escape by Carol Rudy Desserts are a universal treat – no one can say no to them. Desserts in Myanmar are distinctive and addictive in the sweetest way. With plenty of palm sugar involved, thes...

  • Putao: Tranquillity in the Snow-capped Himalayas

    Putao: Tranquillity in the Snow-capped Himalayas By Amy Nair My husband and I have been married for ten years, and to celebrate this milestone we decided on a romantic getaway. The thing with us and o...

  • 10 Myanmar Food You Must Try

    10 Myanmar Food You Must Try by Jaycee Jung Myanmar is emerging as Southeast Asia’s new sought-after tourist destination. Tourists can start to expect more undiscovered places open for visiting as t...

  • Perfect Travel Spot for Your Wellbeing

    By Thoon This article will show you where the best place for your wellbeing is situated in Myanmar. Let’s go to the River Delta Region called Ayeyarwaddy. The journey there from Yangon takes about 2...