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The Great Myanmar Train Travel Adventure

Taking the Myanmar train was one of those things that we just had to do. Prior to arriving to the country we heard from fellow travellers about how great and adventurous these... Read More

Travel Post by ThePlanetD on the 17-09-16


Embarrassing Stories from my Travels

This weekend I played tourist in my hometown and took the Metro to the Olympic Stadium for First Fridays, a massive food truck gathering on the first Friday of each summer... Read More

Travel Post by Legal Nomads on the 05-09-16


Change Is Good – Photographing The Children Of Myanmar

We’ve all heard it before… Change is good. That can mean many things to many people and one of the things I regret the least in life, is taking chances to make... Read More

Travel Post by Ken Kaminesky on the 24-08-15


Luxury Myanmar river cruise – and the art of giving back

I met Janice and George Mucalov, two travel writers, on an Alaska cruise in 2011 and we’ve stayed in touch ever since, following each other’s travels via social media. Janice, George... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 22-07-15


Solo Travel to Yangon: A Warm Welcome and the Circular Train

Solo travel to Yangon is exciting. Virtually closed to tourism for many years, Myanmar is open and fascinating. Here's my experience on the circular train. The post Solo Travel to Yangon:... Read More

Travel Post by Solo Traveler on the 17-06-15


Making Unlikely Friendships in Mawlamyine

Stumbling off the train in Mawlamyine, I took a look around. The two women I’d spent practically the whole night with bid me goodbye just a few moments before and, as... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 29-05-15


Making Unlikely Friendships in Mawlamyine, Myanmar

Stumbling off the train in Mawlamyine, I took a look around. The two women I’d spent practically the whole night with bid me goodbye just a few moments before and, as... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 29-05-15


Taking the Boat from Mawlamyine to Hpa An

In my research, I found that many sources on the Internet have conflicting information about the boat from Mawlamyine to Hpa An in Myanmar. It was confusing for me when I... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 05-04-15


Two Days on Inle Lake: The Good, the Bad and the Big Fat Cheroot

The fog was finally starting to burn off as we rolled into Shwe Nyaung, scrunched up in a minibus without another foreigner in sight. Colourful woven blankets had kept the chill... Read More

Travel Post by Whats Dave Doing? on the 24-03-15


Overnight on the Ordinary Class Train in Myanmar

Grasping my thin, paper ticket, I walked up to my seat, took one look at it, and had a mini panic attack. You’ve really outdone yourself this time, Kay. What on... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 20-03-15


11 Things To Know Before Traveling In Myanmar

After traveling in Myanmar for almost three weeks, I learned so much about a country I knew almost nothing about. In fact, I wasn’t even planning on going when I first... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 06-03-15


Meandering Through the Street Markets of Yangon

It was nearing half past two when I first stumbled onto the steps of my hostel in Yangon – jet lagged, grimy, and covered in a thin layer of reddish-brown dust.... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 04-03-15


Avoiding Accidents, Heatstroke and Everyone Else in Bagan

“Not like that!!” I yelled again, drawing a raised eyebrow from the elderly couple walking past. “Lauren! Slow down!” Seconds earlier she’d been alongside me, the pair of us standing awkwardly astride... Read More

Travel Post by Whats Dave Doing? on the 27-02-15


Southeast Asia In A Semester

Remember that money I saved? Well, I’ve finally decided to put it to use. This year, instead of spending my last four months in Houston back in college, I decided to graduate early... Read More

Travel Post by The Kay Days on the 10-01-15


Finally Making it to Myanmar

It took far longer than it should. I’d been talking about going to Myanmar for years. I remember listening to Tony Wheeler of Lonely Planet fame talk about the country at... Read More

Travel Post by Whats Dave Doing? on the 02-12-14


Lahpet Thoke – In Myanmar, You Can Eat and Drink Tea

In most of the world, mention the word “tea”, and it’s immediately recognized as a beverage. In Myanmar however, mention tea, and it can be associated with either a drink, or a... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 01-09-14


11 Fun Things To Do When You’re in Yangon, Myanmar

Yangon is one of Myanmar’s most busy and exciting cities… …And I think it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves; It’s a city that’s full of character, with so many interesting things to do,... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 24-08-14


$0.20 Cents Will Buy You a Dosa in Yangon

In-between dodging raging buses and strolling through the energetic streets of Yangon, one of the most popular activities is to eat street food snacks. In Yangon, you’re bombarded with so many... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 18-08-14


41 Photos That May Tempt You to Visit Yangon, Myanmar Immediately

Yangon, Myanmar is a city overflowing with excitement. Crossing the street is one of the biggest challenges, but if you can get to the other side, what awaits you is a cultural... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 11-08-14


Eating a Winning Bowl of Mohinga in a Yangon Parking Lot

Sometimes you have no plans to eat… but it just feels right. You’re walking along, with little intention to eat anything, but then you see a stall that calls your name.... Read More

Travel Post by Migrationology on the 07-08-14


2013: Life-changing moments as an expat

2013: Life-changing moments as an expat“Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes/Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear/ Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes/How do you measure, measure a year?” –... Read More

Travel Post by D Travels round on the 12-12-13


Best things to do in October 2013

Things are visceral this month: you could be joining the crowds in Brazil, working the boats in Myanmar, or celebrating Durga Puja in Nepal. If you prefer to observe the... Read More

Travel Post by The Indie Travel Podcast on the 25-09-13


Pic of the Week: Golden Rock, Myanmar

Check out this great photo of Golden Rock, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site in Myanmar, captured by a Solo Travel Society member. A new article has been added to Solo Traveler ... Read More

Travel Post by Solo Traveler on the 19-09-13


Bird Watching in Myanmar

One of the world’s lesser-known birding locations, Myanmar (Burma) is fast opening up to the world’s travel industry offering numerous opportunities for adventurous bird spotters. Here are some of the country’s most distinctive... Read More

Travel Post by One Step 4ward on the 01-08-13


PHOTO: Burmese Man Eating Lunch

Today’s daily feature travel image is of a Burmese man wearing longyi sitting down beside several Burmese street food vendors eating lunch near the Myanmar Thailand immigration border.  As we... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 04-07-13


Thai Border Crossing Visa Run

In our latest travel video we travel from Thailand to Myanmar for a Visa Run! // // // // ... Read More

Travel Post by Backpacking Travel Blog on the 20-06-13


VIDEO: Thai Visa Border Run To Myanmar

Our latest travel video adventures had us waking up early in Chiang Mai to board a crammed van en route to Mae Si, Thailand for a Thai Visa run border crossing... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 20-06-13


No Tourist Visa on Arrival for Myanmar (aka Burma)

various sites on the intarwebz mention the possibility of getting a visa on arrival in Yangon (aka Rangoon), but i wrote to the embassy and they replied quicker than i expected: no such thing... Read More

Travel Post by Wanderlusty on the 14-01-13


Myanmar A Must Visit!

MyanmarMyanmar, given its rich historical, cultural, traditional and geographical endowments, offers a wide variety of tourist attraction sites, both known and unknown. Myanmar hosts some of the most famous tourist... Read More

Travel Post by Arriving in High Heels on the 26-01-15