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NATMATAUNG

Plant Hunter’s Paradise, that was the name give to Natma Taung and its environs by the famous British naturalist Frank Kingdon-Ward when he went there for a Botanical Survey and Collection Expedition way back in the 1930s.

The mountain was known during the British colonial times as Mt

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The magic of Mandalay: Historical riches and modern day pleasures

Mandalay’s historical highlights 
The mere mention of “Mandalay” conjures up notions of old world charm and historical intrigue. The association is a logical one: it was Myanmar’s last royal city and Rudyard Kipling penned “Road to Mandalay” (despite the fact that he

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Monywa: A hot destination in central Myanmar

We were in no hurry to leave the hotel room on our first day in Monywa. My wife and I had arrived by plane about noon, winging in over north-central Myanmar’s flat, dry-season-dead landscape. It was mid-May and the air crackled with summer heat during the slow, 15-kilometre tuk-tuk ride from the a

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Treasure Islands

This time of year is a great time to hit Ngwe Saung beach in Myanmar.  

With a reputation as one of Myanmar’s most tranquil spots, Ngwe Saung’s secluded surf and picturesque palms are catching the eye of Myanmar’s tourism boom, and this may be your last chance to di

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