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    Skip Europe: book a truly exotic trip to Asia this autumn
    Sri Lanka. Toyko. Myanmar, Burma. Perhaps you've heard about such places on TV shows such as Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" on CNN. But have you ever, seriously considered visiting them?Well, now's the time. For you can...
  • Amazing Ngapali Beach in Myanmar
    Amazing Ngapali Beach in Myanmar
    Ngapali Beach in Myanmar is long, the sand is cool and soft, the sea is gentle and warm, and there are none of the pesky annoyance found on many beaches. No bugs, no vendors, and no rip tides. Like the rest of Myanmar the beach is very safe. If...
  • Hotel Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar
    Hotel Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar
    Almost every trip to Myanmar will start or end in Yangon, the bustling former capital whose claim to fame is the imposing golden temple of Shwadagon. Stay at the Sule Shangri-la, located in the shadow of the temple. Here, you will experience a...
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    Olyroos qualify for Asian Championship
    Australia have qualified for the 2016 Asian Under 23 Championship as they managed a dominant 5-1 victory over Myanmar in Kaohsiung on Tuesday night. The result means that Australia topped their group and move a step closer to playing in the Rio...
  • Enjoy the ParkRoyal Hotel in Yangon
    Enjoy the ParkRoyal Hotel in Yangon
    Looking for a 5-star hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, then look no further than the Par Royal Hotel. Enter the elegant lobby that exudes old-world charm with the staff attired in traditional garb and a man plays the pattala, the Burmese xylophone. The...
  • Experience the Magic of Inle Lake, Myanmar, at Villa Inle Resort and Spa
    Experience the Magic of Inle Lake, Myanmar, at Villa Inle Resort and Spa
    No trip to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to Inle Lake. In fact, if you had only one place to visit in Myanmar, it probably would be this magical area.This lake, 4000 feet above sea level, provides a microcosm of all of the delights you...
  • Discover Myanmar with the Irrawaddy Explorer with Haimark.
    Discover Myanmar on the Irrawaddy Explorer with Haimark Travel
    Experiencing Myanmar now, before the influences of the 21st century encroaches is “a must” on any seasoned traveler’s bucket list. Doing it in style aboard the luxurious, newly built, 56 passenger, all-suite Irrawaddy Explorer,...
  • In Myanmar, insulting Buddha is a ticket to prison
    In Myanmar, insulting Buddha is a ticket to prison
    An advertisement depicting Buddha wearing headphones and surrounded by psychedelic colors sparked controversy in Myanmar last December. Today, bar manager Philip Blackwood of New Zealand and two Burmese men, including the owner, were given their...
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    Top three experiences in Myanmar
    Shwedagon PayaThere isn’t a more religious pilgrimage or amusement park atmosphere anywhere other than the Shwedagon Paya located in the capitol city of Yangon. The sheer size and mystical aura of the gilded masterpiece may cause you to...
  • Myanmar hralds the capture of rare white elephant
    Myanmar heralds the capture of rare white elephant
    A rare white elephant has been found (and captured) in the jungles of Ayeyarwaddy, Myanmar. According to Forestry official Tun Tun Oo, the 7-year old, 6’3” female is the 9th albino elephant found in the country; 5 now reside in a zoo...
  • Myanmar pageant winner stripped of crown won't return it without apology
    Myanmar pageant winner stripped of crown won't return it without apology
    A teenage beauty queen from Myanmar, the first winner of an international pageant from that country, is making international headlines this week after losing her title and being accused of then stealing the crown she won.16-year-old May Myat Noe...
  • Spectacular Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw opening soon in Myanmar
    Spectacular Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw opening soon in Myanmar
    Visitors to Myanmar will soon have a spectacular hotel in which to bed down with the November 1st t opening of Kempinski Hotels 141-room Nay Pyi Taw.The newly built property is located near the Myanmar International Convention Center (MICC), a...
  • Buddhist temples in Bagan, Myanmar
    Travel begets travel (Part 22): Sanctuary Ananda to cruise Irrawaddy
    By J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. Newbern ©2014(Part 22 in a Series)Our exploration of Myanmar with luxury travel provider Abercrombie & Kent is among our most treasured memories from our global travels to 70 countries. The people, culture...
  • Five places not to miss when visiting Myanmar
    Five places not to miss when visiting Myanmar
    Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been isolated for decades but now the door is open and tourists are flooding in. It is on a slew of “Best Places to Visit” lists including National Geographic’s “Best Trip 2013.”...
  • Avalon Waterways sailing Lake Nasser on the Nile
    Exotic River Cruises gaining in popularity
    With ten new river cruise vessels debuting in 2014 and more on tap for 2015, this may be the perfect time to experience a river cruise. River cruises have traditionally been Euro-centric; those wanting to experience more exotic destinations had to...
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