Inle Heritage is a non-profit project to the south of Inle Lake and a great stop for visitors to the area. The project is committed to preserving the lake’s natural heritage as well as engaging and empowering the local youth. With a cat house, aquarium, restaurant, vocational training school aRead More
With improvements to infrastructure, a more convenient visa process and fewer restricted areas, more tourists in Myanmar – both local and foreign – are making their way to destinations once considered to be ‘off the beaten track.’ While there are benefits for a community when tourism numbersRead More
With recent highway upgrade, the road from Bago to the Thai border is a beautiful, historical hitchhiking journey.
In eastern Myanmar, winding like a grey thread through the Karen Hills, the notorious Kawkareik Pass guards the road from Yangon to Thailand. In 1942, tens of thousands of Ja
Day Trip #1: Twante
Twante is a small town located across the Hlaing River to the west of downtown Yangon. Though close to the city, the town feels like a world away with its relaxing, rural vibe. Twante is famous for its numerous pottery workshops. Many of clay pots used for storing