The ferry from Mawlamyine to Ogre Island is a fascinating local day trip – find out why it’s as much about the journey as the destination.
The rich colonial history of Mawlamyine inspired Kipling & Orwell a century ago but even though it’s best days are now behind it, let our Mawlamyine Travel Guide show you it continues to charm.
16 hours. 369km. 2000 kyat ($2.00 in 2014) – Traveling by train from Dawei to Mawlamyine certainly isn’t fast but it’s fascinating dirt cheap. All aboard Myanmar’s slowest train!
Enjoy the pleasant tropical atmosphere in the dusty Wild West streets of Southern Myanmar – find out where to stay and what to see & do in our Dawei Travel Guide!
If the speedboat to Myeik isn’t running, you’ll have to fly out of Kawthaung airport – find out the procedures & quirks of a Kawthaung to Dawei flight with Myanmar Airways!
Like Ranong across the border in Thailand, Myanmar’s southern border town has a charm of its own – find out the things to do in Kawthaung & see why it’s not a bad place to linger around.
Myanmar hotels are not known for being great value for money, but they are in the South – find out the Top 4 budget hotels in Kawthaung!
These days it’s fast & simple to cross the border from Thailand to Myanmar – find out how to take the boat from Ranong to the Kawthaung Border.
bookOld Havana tries hard to separate you from your convertibles, but you can plaza hop with food and drink for less than 5 CUC ($5). Find out more on our self-guided walking tour of Old Havana.