There is a tendency in Myanmar to “enhance” natural landscapes by building pagodas on picturesque hilltops and establishing ramshackle shops where weary travellers can refresh themselves with snacks and energy drinks.
Moeyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary is one of those rare places
Chin State is famous for its remoteness. Its name brings to mind vivid images of Chin State’s highest mountain Khaw Nuu Sum, red rhododendrons, cherry trees, various orchid species, rare bird species, a strange heart-shaped lake named Rih, hornbills and Chin women with tattoos on their cheeks.
Shan State has long been established as Myanmar’s go-to destination for cultural trekking tours – these are not expeditions to remote Himalayan regions requiring special climbing equipment or survival skills, but rather easy to moderate walks through tropical highlands, well-tended farmland andRead More
It’s true, in recent years there has been something of a tourism boom in Hpa-an, the capital town of Karen State. This can be attributed to its location along the road between Yangon and the Myaywaddy-Maesot border crossing. It’s also popular with all kinds of Yangonites looking for a breath ofRead More