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
HOLIDAYS or vacations are words that bring joy to everyone. As my office was closed four days for Tazaungdaing lighting festival, I decided to go somewhere in a hilly region for holidays.
When we think of visiting hilly regions, well-known destinations such as Pyin Oo Lwin, Kalaw, Taunggyi an