Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Travel Myanmar 2016

From ancient pagodas to historical relics, museums and crafts to traditional cuisine, there is plenty in Myanmar to spice up your travel from dawn to dusk. Join us on The Myanmar Times' Travel 2016 Special Feature.

One day in Yangon, and Shwedagon Pagoda is a must
Just touched down? Here's our full day-one itinerary for Myanmar's biggest city.

In Mandalay, go for the food
Seen the city lights of Yangon? Then head up-country to Mandalay, Myanmar's last royal capital and the country's cultural heartland.

Bagan, a must-see destination
No visit to Myanmar would be complete without a visit to the mystical 12th-14th-Century temple city of Bagan. Here's how to see it in a day.

The best of Chinatown
吃喝玩(chi he wan le). Literally: “Eat, drink, and be merry”. The Myanmar Times' guide to downtown Yangon's cultural and gastronomical epicentre.

She connects cities
Mathematics graduate, mother of two and successful entrepreneur, Lai Lai Aye has built a million-dollar intercity bus company.

Ten places to visit in Myanmar
The Myanmar Times compiles a list of interesting places for tourists to explore, from rocky mountains, jade markets and holy sites to serene villages in far-flung areas of the country.

Where the flavours of home count
Padonmar’s owner, Sonny Aung Khin, is passionate about ensuring authentic Myanmar cuisine continues to tempt food lovers amidst increasing foreign competition.

5-star woman
May Myat Mon Win began as a secretary and has risen to become the first Myanmar female hotel GM – and an award-winning one at that. In an interview with The Myanmar Times, May Myat Mon Win shared why she is passionate about the job, and discussed the challenges in the industry, her leadership style and all the special guests she has hosted at Chatrium Hotel.

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