Like this post? Help us by sharing it! The busy streets of Mandalay, the gilded Shwedagon pagoda in Yangon, the lapping waters of Inle Lake, the vast plains of Bagan… We could go on and on about beautiful places to explore in Burma. But let’s talk logistics. Like this post? Help us by sharing it!
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Japan has the bullet train, China has the maglev – even Vietnam has a five-star train service and has started work on its first subway. In comparison with most (oh let’s be honest, all) its Asian compadres, Burma’s railway network is a rickety, trundling, geriatric old mess […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! Burma is a pretty big country (it covers slightly more total area than France), but its infrastructure is underdeveloped in comparison with most. Many of its sites of interest are spread out over wide distances (Yangon is over 600 km/400 mi from Mandalay, for instance, and over […]
Like this post? Help us by sharing it! It’s been over a century since Rudyard Kipling memorably described the Irrawaddy River as “the road to Mandalay”, yet by boat remains one of the best and most evocative ways to discover Burma, which is why we decided to put together our Top 5 Burma boating experiences. […]