Myanmar Travel Blog

August 09, 2018
At 1,200 metres above sea level, Kalaw is sort of a mountain town. Though in short supply of snow-capped peaks or large birds of prey, this hill station is replete with refreshingly cool weather, magnificent viewpoints,... more
July 11, 2018
From May to September Myanmar experiences monsoon season, known locally as the rainy or green season. Beckoned indoors by heavy rains or deterred from venturing outside by looming clouds, tourists tend to lie low during this period. Locals too, get... more
May 21, 2018
After over a half-century of censorship, political turmoil, and being fenced-off to the world, one of Myanmar’s most iconic and historically significant buildings has opened its doors. Now, the Secretariat, a 120-year-old sprawling, red-brick colonial building at the center of... more
November 02, 2017
Something special about Myanmar is its diversity. There’s the great geographical diversity ranging from the snow-capped mountains in northern Kachin State to the wetlands of the Irrawaddy... more
March 25, 2017
Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Ngapali Beach, Inle Lake... many in Myanmar live in these places, trying to fullfil the tourist needs and desires. How are the other people outside of the tourist spots living? Discovering a country off the beaten track can be a refreshing change from the norm for a traveller. One... more
January 13, 2017
I’d read quite a few accounts of this 17 hour train journey before deciding to go ahead and buy the tickets for us both on the 4th January 2017 from the very helpful people at Go-Myanmar.com. Would I recommend it? Absolutely! But don’t expect the Orient Express. A rule of thumb is that if you enjoy... more

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