It’s been more than a hundred years since the last Burmese King lived in the Royal Palace of Mandalay. But now it’s been restored for visitors.
The ancient city of Bagan was once one of the greatest cities in Myanmar – and Southeast Asia. Today it is in ruins but still an incredible place to visit.
If you’re looking for a country relatively-untouched by tourism, with stunning landscapes, fascinating culture, and welcoming people, then Myanmar could be the place for you.
A collection of photos from across Myanmar (Burma). The landscapes, the temples, the people and the food.
Beaches are not what you first think of when you think of Myanmar. But it’s got a coastline with plenty of beautiful and relatively uncrowded spots.
Slightly away from the tourist crowds of Inle Lake is the local market, about an hour’s bicycle ride from Nyaungshwe. It’s where the lake and the land meet.
Inle Lake is one of the most beautiful places in Myanmar – for the nature as well as the communities. But it’s becoming corrupted by commercialisation.
The only way to truly experience Myanmar is to get off the tourist trail of ‘the big four’. One of the best places to see rural life is around Hsipaw.
There are plenty of fascinating sights in Myanmar but the most interesting aspect is the culture. Here are some tips for getting a true local experience.