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Trekking into Nature in Northern Shan State

My train from Pyin Oo Lwin took seven hours, passed over the famous Goteik Viaduct, and arrived in Hsipaw at 5pm. I was ta ken to my hotel by tuk-tuk.
That night I stayed at Tai House Resort. The hotel was quite clean and quiet with bungalow rooms. I had originally planned just to go around the c

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Learning to fish with the Ayeyawady Dolphins

With contribution from U Kyaw Hla Thein

Recently, good news for Ayeyawady Dolphin lovers was announced stating that the number of Irrawaddy Dolphins had increased by seven this year bringing the total population of the river to 76. The good news was concluded by a jointly conducted survey by

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LOOKING FOR THE LIGHT

Having grown up around cameras – his father U Tin Yu being the pioneer of colour feature films in Myanmar – Zaw Min Yu acquired a passion and skill for photography at a young age. Now a professional photographer for the last 40 years, his talent has earned him clients around the globe in the fie

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Don’t Miss Monywa

Monywa (pronounced mown-ywa) is not a city I thought would ever be on my ‘must go’ list. I hadn’t heard anything about it except that my pronunciation of the name is terrible. But when my friend and I committed to a Christmas trip to northern Chin State and I realized the bus to Kalay (the nea

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