Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Given the lukewarm traveller reviews, you’d be forgiven for wondering why anyone would bother visiting Mandalay at all. But though it may not be the rose-tinted oriental city of Western imagination (a status for which it has Rudyard Kipling to thank), don’t underestimate modern Mandalay. Like this […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Cycling trips take us right back to what makes travel so endlessly fascinating and rewarding: the surprises, the chance encounters and the ordinary, everyday details. The humble bicycle gives us the freedom to roam under our own steam, take diversions, stop to chat and generally enjoy the […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Katie Taylor travelled to Myanmar with InsideBurma Tours in November 2016. Here, she gives us just a few of the highlights from a fantastic trip. Thanks Katie for sharing your beautiful photographs and memories! Like this post? Help us by sharing it!
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! In a world such as ours, where being relentlessly and gleefully ridiculed on a daily basis is part of a politician’s job description (take a look at Jeremy Hunt receiving his ‘Dick of the Year Award’, for instance; or this video made after the David Cameron pig […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! If there’s anywhere in Burma that deserves to be known for its traditional arts & crafts, it’s Mandalay. The last royal capital of Burma, Mandalay only served as the seat of Burmese kings from 1859 until 1885 – but the region was at the heart of Burmese […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! As the last royal capital of Burma, former colonial stronghold, and subject of Kipling’s famous poem – Mandalay is a city that looms large in the romantic imagination, and as such it has a lot to live up to. Visitors to Mandalay today may find themselves initially […]