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Attention Please: It is strictly forbidden to ascend the Royal Lion Throne

MYANMAR | Wed, 14 Dec 2016 | By iano | Views [357]

Attention Please: It is strictly forbidden to ascend the Royal Lion Throne. The words stared at me, or maybe I stared at them. I couldn't help but wonder, what would happen if I did? Would adoring crowds come streaming forth in order to pay their ... Read more >

Tags: myanmar, rangoon, yangon


MYANMAR | Sun, 13 Dec 2015 | By finally | Photo Gallery

Bit early to say, but this will likely be the most unique country on our entire trip! Closed to the world for over 50 years by a military dictatorship, it has finally opened to tourism in the past few years. Don't wait to discover this untouched jewel ... Read more >
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Tags: hpa-an, inle lake, kalaw trek, myanmar, yangon

Colorful Myanmar

MYANMAR | Sun, 14 Dec 2014 | By dangnguyentuananh | Views [576] | Video

My latest trip to Myanmar on November of 2014 with all great memories in 3 minutes A longer travel guide video will be available soon Location: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Nyaungshwe

Tags: bagan, mandalay, monastery, monk, myanmar, nyaungshwe, pagoda, temple, travel, yangon

Steamy walking in Yangon

MYANMAR | Tue, 9 Dec 2014 | By kamzam | Views [613]

I missed being in Asia, having spent most of my recent travels on the other side of the ocean it was so nice to come back here. As soon as you land at the airport the humidity hits, the smells surround you and you find yourself in a completely different ... Read more >

Tags: asia, burma, monks, myanmar, rangoon, yangon

Sleepless in Yangon

MYANMAR | Thu, 7 Nov 2013 | By evantan | Views [1447]

We arrived in Yangon at 8:20 in the morning, groggy from the quick nap we were able to take during the flight from Kuala Lumpur.  Aldrich, the guy who manages the homestay we're in now, picked us up from the airport and drove us to Lanmadaw ... Read more >

Tags: myanmar, shwedagon, southeast asia travel, yangon


MYANMAR | Sun, 28 Oct 2012 | By coggos | Views [1646]

  Myanmar Blog   The Malaysians are so organised. We need to find some US dollars in pristine condition to take to Myanmar as the first lot we had was stolen. Of coarse there is a money exchange right under the transit hotel we booked.... Read more >

Tags: bagan, golden rock, hpa an, hsipaw, kalaw, lake inle, mandalay, myanmar, yangon

Last lazy day in Yangon

MYANMAR | Tue, 5 Apr 2011 | By tomaszo | Views [702]

Woke up at 06:00 to sounds of a disco? WTF! No, it was the busy Kandawgyi lake walk with a sound system full on. The walk was filled with walking/running "local people" as our guide used to say. At 07:15 new batch of the fat/less fat/well ... Read more >

Tags: 19th street, dagon shopping mall, kandawgyi lake walk, yangon

Yangon round with a 90 USD guide

MYANMAR | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By tomaszo | Views [3220]

The breakfast buffet at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel was out of this world. Local Myanmar specialties, Chinese buffet with all kinds of food, Indian dishes, a fruit buffet, a pastry section that could feed an elephant and two chefs standing by to fry omelettes ... Read more >

Tags: china town, jade shop, kaba aye pagoda, monestary and nunnary, recling buddha image - chaukhtatgyi paya, shwedigon pagoda, st anna church, the bigt marble buddha image, white elephant, yangon

Finally in Yangon, the first day in Myanmar

MYANMAR | Sun, 3 Apr 2011 | By tomaszo | Views [1066]

Fog. A simple phenomenon that stops aircrafts from landing. It shouldn’t really with all the Doppler radars, auto pilots and all the other high tech crap we invent daily but here we are. Stranded for 1,5 hours, waiting on the Bangkok airport concrete ... Read more >

Tags: bagyoke, chin atown, golden duck, myanmar, walking tour, yangon

Inle Lake

MYANMAR | Wed, 20 May 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3311]

Day 21 - Inle Lake We started early so we could fit in a whole day trip on the lake, sharing a boat with some Swedish friends from our guest house. The longboat took us down the 3 mile canal to get to the entrance to the lake ... Read more >

Tags: inle lake, yangon


MYANMAR | Sat, 25 Apr 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3395] | Comments [3]

To begin our blog of our trip to Burma, our decision to go there was based on some conditions we set ourselves. We decided to go there only as responsible travellers not package tourists. We intended to stay in small family run guest houses only ... Read more >

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