Myanmar Travel Blog

September 05, 2013
I began my journey in Kalewa, which is to the east of Kalay and can be reached by bus or by boat up the Chindwin River from Monywa. The Head of Surveillance I met in Kalewa told me I could go to... more
August 13, 2013
Travelling to the south of Myanmar has long been possible by air, but foreigners were until recently restricted to the city limits of Dawei, Myeik and Kawthaung – and such trips were usually the preserve of businessmen and NGO workers. Earlier this year, that all changed. Theoretically, it is now possible to... more
December 23, 2012
Since I watched Pulp Fiction, I started to look for the “little difference” in foreign countries. In my favorite dialogue ( John Travolta as Vincent Vega is talking about his life in Europe. He says: “But you... more
October 29, 2012
To mark the launch of, here is the first of a regular series of posts from Myanmar (Burma) which will cover some of the experiences that this vividly colourful, dynamic, beautiful and often totally baffling country has to offer. I will also be doing my best to provide useful and informative... more