Burma formally became the Union of Myanmar in 1989 however the new name isn’t universally accepted – learn about the key issues in the Burma vs Myanmar name debate.
What do you get if you mix a multi-cultural hill station with military cadets, horse carriages & colonial mansions? Find out the things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin!
There are over 4000 temples in Bagan – we’ve reviewed & photographed the 12 best temples in Bagan to help you decide which ones to visit.
Bagan is the largest ancient temple complex in Asia and arguably the most impressive – learn about it’s 1000 year-old history & what to expect when visiting in our Bagan Travel Guide.
Check out what happened when my Hsipaw train to Pwin Oo Lwin went off the tracks! A train derailment in Myanmar is an adventure for travellers but for locals, it’s …
Cross the Gokteik Viaduct on an exciting train journey from Hsipaw to Pwin Oo Lwin… find out schedules & prices & more – can you handle the vertigo?!
Learn about the royal mystery of the Last Shan Prince & his Austrian wife before doing some Hsipaw trekking around the surrounding villages & countryside – read more in our …
Combine a trip to Amarapura with a visit to the ancient royal cities of Sagain and Inwa Island – hire a private taxi in Mandalay for 28,000 kyat & see …
Cross U-Bein Bridge & observe everyday life at Mahagandayon Monastery – see why an Amarapura day trip from Mandalay should be on every Myanmar itinerary!
The Mandalay Archaeological Zone ticket covers all the things to do in Mandalay – find out what’s included & see for yourself which temples are worth visiting.