When fresh restrictions were imposed on the logging industry in 2016, scores of elephants found themselves out of a job. Threatened by poachers in the wilds of the Bago Yoma Ranges, and with their previous owners unable to support them, a lucky few were given refuge at the Wingabaw Elephant ConservaRead More
Set in a quiet and lush part of Yangon, nestled between the embassies and grand residences of Taw Win Road, The Marina strikes a calm and refreshing note from the very outset. It shares its name with a famous beach on the southwest coast of India in the city of Chennai.
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In the short space of the last couple of years the Yangon hostel scene has transformed from a collection of overpriced, unclean shacks to a flourishing scene of funky, fresh and inexpensive places to stay with all conveniences the worldly backpacker needs. My Magical Myanmar is proud to give you thiRead More
Chin thay (Burmese for ‘lion’) are mythological lion-like creatures (leogryph) that . Chin thay are sometimes full-body lions but more often they have the rear half of a lion with their front half taking the form of a human, dog or dragon. They usually sit in pairs at either side of an entrance.Read More