Essential information and tips


Myanmar (Burma) is full of friendly and helpful people. But it is important to know that due to decades of isolation from the outside world, many routine transactions and journeys will take a lot longer than they would elsewhere; some will not be possible at all; and you may have to be patient with some extremely out-of-date technology and the pace of life in general.

This section is here to help you prepare for your trip and offer you practical advice to make the most of your time in Myanmar. Click on the links below for more information.

Mobile & Internet in Myanmar
The latest on connectivity in this fast-changing country.