Myanmar Travel Blog

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 Would I recommend it? Absolutely! But don’t expect the Orient Express. A rule of thumb is that if you enjoy... more
January 31, 2016
It’s an exciting time for both artists and art lovers in Myanmar, a country whose unique mix of cultures and diverse geography provides a well of resources for creativity. The art scene is still relatively close knit yet there are new galleries popping up each year giving support to more new artists. And... more
December 09, 2015
Like in every Asian country, in Myanmar rice is at the top of every menu. Very popular are two different kinds - one sweet, the other a little heartier. Khetan Kyitauk - sticky rice in roasted bamboo: the name may vary in different parts of the country but it always is sticky rice which is served in roasted... more
October 09, 2015
No one can deny Myanmar’s status as one of the world’s truly astonishing destinations to visit as a photographer. Whether you’re a professional seeking the perfect sunset behind a mountaintop temple, an enthusiast exploring a bustling ethnic market or a selfie-fiend just practicing a bit of one-upmanship on... more
July 22, 2015
Heading south on the road from Mawlamyine towards Dawei and the tropical Tenasserim hills, there are two moving memorials to the loss inflicted on Allied forces during the Second... more