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  • Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
    Top 3 Reasons to travel to Myanmar (Burma)
    Myanmar is spectacular. While many countries can say they are spectacular, here are the top 5 reasons why you should visit Myanmar asap. The food is cheap and delicious -- especially at the night markets. The people are extremely friendly and it&...
  • Hibiscus bloom in Florida
    Myanmar adventures, an elegant BnB in Salida, and a quiet beach in Florida
    This week’s deals include an adventure in Myanmar, a bed and breakfast in Salida, Colorado, and a quiet getaway in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida.Seasoned travelers are venturing to Myanmar as that country has opened to international tourism....
  • Myanmar SEA games
    Myanmar travel prizes up for grabs (part 2)
    Continued from Part 1With recent political progress in the long-isolated country, Myanmar is quickly turning into Asia’s latest travel hotspot, with particular appeal for families, luxury travelers, couples and honeymoons.One of the country&...
  • Myanmar travel prizes up for grabs
    Myanmar travel prizes up for grabs
    San Francisco world travelers heading for Myanmar (formerly Burma) should be sure to check out a new prize draw giving away free vacations to the country, one of Asia's most exciting emerging travel destinations.The draw is being organized by...
  • Taking some of the mystery out of Myanmar
    Taking some of the mystery out of Myanmar
    Many people have limited knowledge of Myanmar, also known as Burma. They might have heard of the Road to Burma, from World War II history class. Or they might have heard the name Mandalay, but think it’s just the name of a casino/hotel in...
  • Pamela Geller
    Pamela Geller calls for opposition to condemnation of ethnic cleansing
    At the time of this article's publication, Congress is preparing to vote on a resolution "urging the Government of Burma to end the persecution of the Rohingya people and respect internationally recognized human rights for all ethnic and...
  • Fairchild brings Myanmar mango mavens to Miami
    Fairchild brings Myanmar mango mavens to Miami
    For the first time, a mango-industry delegation from the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) came to Miami to attend the International Mango Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.During the festival, delegation...
  • Run for Refugees 2012
    5K and festival highlight World Refugee Day in SLC on June 22
    World Refugee Day will be celebrated at Liberty Park in Saturday, June 22, 2013 with the 2nd annual 5k Run – Walk for Refugees to benefit local refuges. There will be a festival after the run.According to Jennifer Zurick Witte, executive...
  • Myanmar
    A meal in Myanmar or a bite in Burma?
    When I go on vacation I don’t wimp out with trips to Disney World or water parks or baseball fantasy camps. I like to travel the world, visit exotic locations, places where few people go and spots that showcase culture and hidden danger.A...
  • Rohingya Muslim
    Burma: Buddhist monks lead ethnic cleansing campaign against Muslims
    Buddhist monks are leading a campaign of ethnic cleansing that has displaced more than 125,000 Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar (Burma) according to a recently released report from Human Rights Watch.The new report, issued April 22, claims that...
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous targets genocide in Myanmar (Burma): Operation Rohingya
    In solidarity with the Rohingya people, Anonymous has launched a series of successful distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks against multiple Myanmar (Burma) government websites.Launched on Sunday, March 24, the DDOS attacks come as part of...
  • Pro-Democracy Leader, staunch advocator of non-violence, Aung San Suu Kyi re-elected as party leader
    'The Lady' Aung San Suu Kyi re-elected NLD leader
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate, affectionately called The Lady, Aung San Suu Kyi has been re-elected as chair of Myanmar's National League for Democracy(NLD) at a landmark party conference.Human Rights leaderAung San Suu Kyi, who has held her...
  • Rangoon and its colonialist past lives on in today's Yangon
    Rangoon and its colonialist past lives on in today's Yangon (Photos)
    Happy hour at The Strand in Yangon carries on some of the bibulous traditions established when the venerable Victorian hotel was considered "the finest hostelry East of Suez" and a favored haunt of royals, diplomats, and notables such as...
  • Burma, land of contrasts, beckons to the world
    Burma, land of contrasts, beckons to the world (Photos)
    Founded in 1755, Yangon, the former capital of Burma, was christened with a name meaning "end of strife." Yet Burma is a country that has endured three Anglo-Burmese Wars with Britain between 1824 and 1885, as well as the devastation of...
  • Aung San Suu Kyi Shares her Aloha for Peace in Honolulu
    Aung San Suu Kyi Shares her Aloha for Peace in Honolulu
    This morning to an audience of more than 300 people,Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma lead a speech titled "Peace Takes Courage and Compassion", followed by a question and answer session with public and private high...