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In photos: Tips for a trip to Yangon

In photos: Tips for a trip to Yangon

What are the highlights you have to take in while in Yangon? What are the must-eat foods you have to try? Where should you go for a cocktail after a day of sightseeing? We asked Natasha Lee of Destination Envy to give us her tips for a perfect trip to...
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Exploring Yangon by night

Exploring Yangon by night

As night falls over Yangon, the pace of the urban sprawl that’s home to 5.21 million intensifies. Stalls spring to life, the smell of food wafts down alleyways, and people finish work and spill out onto the streets. There are after-hours errands to run, meals to be shared between family...
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Unlike any you know: Life beside the rails in Yangon

Unlike any you know: Life beside the rails in Yangon

Words and photos by The Common Wanderer ‘This is Myanmar [Burma],’ wrote Rudyard Kipling, “and it’s unlike any land you know”.   Like any clichéd travel quote, the one above has been thrown about pretty often by writers and journalists, in travel circles, and travellers who struggle to find the words...
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City of Locals: 9 Things You Will Experience on an Urban Adventure in Yangon

City of Locals: 9 Things You Will Experience on an Urban Adventure in Yangon

Chaos glimmering with the beauty of golden pagodas and thriving with local life. That would be Yangon in a nutshell. On arrival, it is a complex maze of roads packed with cars (a challenge to cross alone) and winding streets which will take you in circles. Instinctive navigation fades away,...
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Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Photo Of The Week: Ancient Lands Of Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) is one of those places where every picture truly tells a story. With golden pagodas rising from lush greenery, the rich tastes and traditions lure us to these ancient lands. Former capital Yangon is filled with beautiful temples and lakeside haunts begging to have their photo taken. We always oblige!
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Travel Trivia: March

Travel Trivia: March

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little trivia quiz of the month! 1. With eleven, which country comes out on top with number of official languages? 2. Carnival has just kicked off in Rio de Janeiro. What style of dance takes centre stage during the celebration?...
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Travel Trivia: February

Travel Trivia: February

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little trivia quiz of the month! 1. What is the local currency in Dubai? 2. Tapas is tapas…except when it isn’t. What’s tapas called in San Sebastian? 3. The capital of Burma is Naypyidaw, but it...
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Our Travel Wish List for 2014

Our Travel Wish List for 2014

Rather than select a top 14 list for 2014, we thought we’d look at the year a little differently. Let’s be honest – everywhere and anywhere is an awesome place to go for 2014, whether you get to know your hometown better, or end up halfway around the world. There’s...
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Photo of the Week: Fishing at Inle Lake, Burma

Photo of the Week: Fishing at Inle Lake, Burma

We love photos that portray aspects of local life all over the world. With that in mind, it comes as no surprise that we chose this picture as this week’s Photo of the Week – it perfectly captures this highly skilled fisherman on Inle Lake in Burma, carefully teetering on...
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