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The Myanmar (Burma) Romantic Getaway
the beaches are very romantic, its peaceful, and like virgin beaches, not trashed by tourists yet,...
transientbeauty, Canada Canada
April 05, 2013
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Myanmar’s Odd Couple Leading the Nation
Seems like a lot riding on them getting along. Most of the improvements seems to be because of their...
Bluesky, United States United States
March 07, 2013
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A Mat-Maker’s Boy Is Rescuing His Country
Yangon Region
so many of the strongest leaders comes from nothing, thats why this guy is good, he is self made!...
Franco, Italy Italy
April 03, 2013
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A Zombie Taxi Ride on the Graveyard Shift!
at least the taxi drivers are honest! not like other places where the pretend they don't have meters...
fishhook, Japan Japan
March 26, 2013
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Remembering Burma's Royal Muslim Soldiers
this is an interesting eye opener, the muslim defenders of burma, love it!...
Shari, Germany Germany
May 04, 2013
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Mrauk U is Coming Back With Help from UNESCO
20 May 2015
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Preserving the ancient capital is good for Myanmar
What’s the Tallest Mountain in Myanmar?
05 Dec 2014
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Myanmar has the tallest mountains in Southeast Asia. But it is not easy to determine which is the tallest mountain in Myanmar...
Best Time to Buy Plane Tickets has Changed
03 Nov 2014
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It’s not Tuesday anymore!
Fun: Zip Around Mandalay on a Rented Motorbike
01 Oct 2014
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If you’re up for a bit of adventure and have the skills, motorbiking is the perfect way to get around.
Road Trip: Take the Bus from Bagan to Inle Lake
27 Aug 2014
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Suffering from temple fatigue? Maybe it’s time to go relax with nature at Inle Lake. Just take the bus.
'Sleeping' on the Train from Yangon to Mandalay
25 Jun 2014
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Want to take the sleeper train from Yangon to Mandalay? Read on and maybe take the bus instead...
An American in Yangon: On to a Floating Pagoda
18 Jun 2014
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In Yangon and only have a few days to explore the country? Blake Felder offers some more tips
TS1 Yangon: Myanmar’s First Pop-Up Project
13 Jun 2014
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Pop-up projects, such as stores, restaurants, and art galleries, are typically found in major metropolitan cities. Add Yangon to the list.
Traveling the Irrawaddy from Mandalay to Bagan
27 May 2014
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If you’re not in a hurry and want to get to Bagan, taking the river ferry is a great choice.
An American in Yangon: Across the River to Dala
14 May 2014
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Exploring during the many 3-day weekends you get while working in Myanmar let's you see different sides of the country
Renting Electric bikes in Bagan
18 Apr 2014
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Here’s a way to get around that you might not have considered: the electric bike.
Get Involved and Help Burmese – From Home
10 Apr 2014
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Sometimes the hardest step in helping others is just getting yourself out the door. This can be done from home.
Renting Bikes in Yangon
04 Apr 2014
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If you don’t want to walk around the city and don’t really have the budget (or a real need) for taxis, renting a bike is a perfect way to explore the city.
Here's How to Buy Your Train Tickets in Yangon
24 Mar 2014
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Have some time on your hands? Trains are a great way to see the countryside, but beware of sleeper trains!
Here are the Current Travel Restrictions
Head off to Traders Hotel for Hot Party at the Pool
12 Feb 2014
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After Valentine’s Day, feel like partying through the weekend?
Have Perfect Valentine’s Moment at the Chatrium
08 Feb 2014
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Impress your loved one at The Emporia Restaurant this Valentine's Day
Gong Xi Fa Cai! Chinese New Year at the Chatrium
27 Jan 2014
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Whether it’s a poolside dinner or a delicious seafood promotion, the Chatrium knows how to celebrate this exciting Chinese holiday
February Festivals: Don't Miss Shwesettaw Pagoda
24 Jan 2014
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The Shwesettaw Pagoda also is known as “The Golden Footprint” pagoda.
New Year's Party and Food at Traders Hotel
19 Dec 2013
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December is the time for celebrations, special promotions, and delicious food at Traders Hotel
Parkroyal: Some Tasty Meals for a Festive Month
13 Dec 2013
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For December 2013, Parkroyal is offering some of the best dining promotions in the city, with 6 promotions at its international restaurant, La Brasserie, and 2 promotions at its traditional Japanese restaurant, Shiki-Tei.
Enjoy the Holidays: Feast at The Strand in Yangon
03 Dec 2013
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Celebrate the season with some of the best food in Yangon
Party in Style New Year’s Eve at the Chatrium Pool
30 Nov 2013
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If you want to go all out the last day of the year, Chatrium Hotel’s party is where to head!
Emporia Restaurant has Christmas Buffet Special
29 Nov 2013
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Expect to be hungry over the holidays? Have a Christmas feast at the Emporia Restaurant at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake.
Nightlife Recon: Cafe Liberale Ends the Night
25 Nov 2013
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If you’re the hardcore type of partier who doesn’t believe it’s time to go home until the sun will be up in three hours, look no farther than Café Liberale on your next visit to Yangon.
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