"This was truly the most fantastic trip we have done as a family in many years. Perfect timing, good variation of excursions and the whole trip run like clockwork. Well done! "
Jenny Robertson & family - Yangon
Tucked away at the northern-most reaches of Myanmar is Mount Hkakaborazi which, a height of 5881 meters, is the country’s (and Southeast Asia’s) highest peak. Puta-O is the nearest major town, and that is a 3-week trek away. Travellers need to walk through some very dense and challenging ...
The landscape surrounding Hpa-an is magical, especially when you arrive by boat over the Thanlwin River. As you approach the town you’ll see the most impressive limestone mountains jutting up out of the green fields. Much like the Ninh Binh region in Vietnam, or a mini version …
You will be passing ancient temples, farmers working on their fields, century’s old royal paths, impressive banyan trees and a charming weaving village...
Travelling around Myanmar is not just about exploring new places, but also about the different foods, flavours and dishes that make a place unique. Travellers can learn so much about a culture from the dishes that people prepare and eat – either everyday breakfast dishes like Mohingha, or specialties like Ohn-no Kaukswe (coconut noodles).
In 1996, I was working in tourism in Thailand when I came to Myanmar for a 1 month holiday. I was enchanted by Myanmar and decided I wanted to spend more time here. Back in 1996, there wasn’t any internet or functioning ATMs in Myanmar
YANGON, 23 December 2020: Longtime Yangon resident and travel specialist, Edwin Briels, has been elected to the Myanmar Tourism Marketing committee for a second two-year term.
The first week of the new year is usually a time of reflection, and an opportunity for renewal. 2020 wasn't a great year for those working in the tourism industry and, like many colleagues,