Nothing can prepare you for the sight of Myanmar’s brick-red temples in Bagan shimmering in the baking sun! The best? Ananda Temple and Sulamani Temple are 2 of our favorites.
What’s with the betel mania? How much do taxis cost? What’s the best expat bar in Yangon? These 25 facts about Yangon and useful Yangon travel tips will help you understand the city and its people better when you visit!
The Shinbyu ceremony in Myanmar (Burma) celebrates boys becoming novice monks. It begins with a colorful procession to the monastery.
From a cheroot-making shop to gilded stupas, this Ayeyarwady River cruise on the deluxe “Belmond Orcaella” immerses you in exotic Myanmar. Ox-cart rides (bouncy!) are a bonus.
You’re forgiven if the Savoy Hotel takes you back to the days of the British Raj. With overhead fans, teakwood floors and antiques, this boutique hotel in Yangon, Myanmar, oozes colonial charm.
The glittering gold Shwesandaw Pagoda in Pyay, Myanmar, is even bigger than Yangon’s famous Shwedagon Pagoda. It’s less touristy too.