Success of country’s pop culture, along with direct flights and increased visa issuance contribute to growth
In this last guide of the series, we travel from Indawgyi Lake where a wealth of wildlife can be found, to the legendary snow-capped mountains at the northern tip of Myanmar.
Though Myanmar’s eastern borders are synonymous with civil war and the opium trade, the areas open to travelers have a wealth of diverse ethnic subgroups and top trekking routes.
This destination guide covers Rakhine and Chin states among the hills of which the most unique cultural traditions and monumental temples of can be found.
For the third edition of our destination guides, we visit some of the country’s most famous, glorious and strange attractions in Naypyitaw and Mandalay and Sagaing regions.
From delta beaches, across Myanmar’s biggest metropolis to the misty Bago mountains, the second destination guide in this series covers Irrawaddy, Yangon and Bago regions.
In this first edition of The Irrawaddy’s destination guide series we visit the deep south, the seaside scenes of Myanmar’s lower leg of Tanintharyi Region, Mon and Karen states
Mogok is an emerging destination for travelers in Myanmar looking for a glimpse of the legendary ruby trade in a town complimented by impressive vistas and a chilly climate.
In Rankhu, a remote spot three hours’ drive from Loikaw, it’s almost possible to believe there’s ‘nothing to kill or die for’
Many in West say Jack Dorsey’s posts insensitive to plight of Rohingya; others praise him for viewing country on its own terms
What remains of the ancient and mighty Pyu kingdom was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2014 and makes for an intriguing part of a trip to the little-visited city of Pyay.
This year’s event is less about travel deals, more about a cultural experience, organizers say
Grab your trunks and book a room at one of the country’s tranquil beachfront resorts
Inwa, located just 45 minutes outside Mandalay, allows visitors a glimpse of a glorious royal past which was tragically disrupted by the 1838 earthquake
There are many things to see and do in Mandalay for those with a few days to spare. But if you have only one, here are a few good ideas.