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Is it Burma or Myanmar? A lot of people ask this question, closely followed by “when did Burma become Myanmar?”.  I can tell you that the Military Junta of the time...

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Inle Lake was a surprising highlight on our visit to Myanmar. I had been to Ton Le Sap near Siem Reap in Cambodia and thought it would be similar at that....

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Visiting the Bagan temples was the highlight of our trip to Myanmar. I had seen many photos of Bagan and while I knew what to expect, I didn’t expect Bagan to...

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I have to admit, Mandalay wasn’t our favourite place to visit in Myanmar. Mandalay city is quite industrial and lacks a lot of character compared to Yangon. There isn’t a huge...

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The hustle and bustle of Yangon is very similar to many other South East Asian countries. I was very excited to be visiting a new and relatively undiscovered country. Myanmar is...

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Having just returned from a trip around Myanmar, I feel like I have learnt a few things which will assist anyone heading there for the first time. Being a frequent traveller...

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I’ve always said it and I’ll say it again, there’s something special about Shangri-La Hotels, I call it ‘the Shangri-La Way’ something that stands out and a welcome you won’t receive...

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We recently stayed at the Sedona Hotel Yangon, a perfect little oasis located across from Inya Lake away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Yangon. The Sedona Hotel Yangon was...