Stay in Burma..
THEY might be hallmarks of a past now long gone, but Asia’s oldest hotels remain some of the the world’s finest and many have reached almost iconic status and even been immortalized in literature. Stretching from places like Singapore to Vietnam and Burma, a step through their doors is almost like stepping back through time.…>
SPAS, beach holidays, good food, wildlife experiences… here are some perfect ways to treat your mum this Mother’s Day around Asia. Spa and health holiday Asia is brimming with resorts with health treatments, massage, yoga and wholesome meals. * Book her into an Ashram in India or a Buddhist retreat in Burma for some soul…>
IT has been widely reported that Burma is experiencing a tourism boom as the government continues to relax its iron grip on the nation and introduce reforms. In 2011 numbers jumped 30 percent and as a whole numbers have been on the increase since Aung San Suu Kyi dropped her call for tourists to boycott…>
To really appreciate the culture, traditions and lifestyle of Burma, you should attend one of the local festivals. While there is pretty much something on in every calendar month around the country there are some big festivals you shouldn’t miss that involve water throwing, elephant dancing and one-legged rowing. For all the highlights read on.…>
TRIPS to Burma begin in Yangon, but they culminate in Bagan. Its highlights can be summed up in a word: temples. Thousands of them date back centuries or more, and this is one of those places tourists would talk about for another thousand years if they could. Southeast Asia has plenty of prolific temple-cities like…>
TO go or not to go? This debate has been raging in travel circles for many years. But it’s an important question that every traveler should ask before packing their bags for Yangon or electing to go elsewhere. Long considered a military dictatorship with a questionable human rights record, Burma (Myanmar) has faced both tough…>
THE start of a new year is the perfect time to start flirting with the idea of exciting and different travel destinations. They could be places you’ve long wanted to visit, or somewhere that just offers something different for the 2012 travel palate. Whatever your wish might be here are six places to consider ticking…>