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Interesting ways to get around in Myanmar

Guest author | 27th June 2019

Our Myanmar Specialists share their favourite ways to get around Myanmar and see this spectacular country from diverse perspectives.

The best restaurants & bars in Yangon

Guest author | 23rd May 2019

Head out to explore Yangon's dining scene with our Myanmar Specialists, who relish every chance to meet Yangon’s residents and discover what’s on the horizon...

Scenic treks around Inle Lake

Gemma | 27th February 2019

Selective Asia's Gemma describes her astonishing experience on a recent sailing trip through the remote islands of Myanmar's Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago...

Bagan’s most beautiful temples

Guest author | 31st January 2019

Here are a few tips for getting the best out of a Bagan temple tour, pinpointing some stunning stand-out examples and making sure you don’t get ‘templed out’...

Meaningful travel in Myanmar

Gemma | 19th December 2018

2018 has been another turbulent year for Myanmar, but the situation is far more complex than most international channels choose to portray. We shine a light into the shadows, share our in-country team's hard-won insights, and ponder ways to travel responsibly.

The best beaches in Myanmar

Suzie | 29th November 2018

Fulfilling travel should refresh as well as enrich, and a bit of downtime will let you recharge your batteries and reflect on everything you’ve seen. Choose a community-based beach resort to support some of the country's most deprived areas...

Teahouse culture in Myanmar

Guest author | 1st November 2018

Myanmar's teahouses are excellent spots to catch an uncomplicated glimpse of everyday Myanmar life, as locals exchange news and views over a steaming brew. We spoke to our partners in the country to find out more...

[UPDATED] The ethics of travel in Myanmar

Nick | 23rd November 2017

We revisit our discussion about the ethics and wisdom of travelling to Myanmar.

Team travel journal: Loikaw & Inle Lake

Claire | 14th June 2017

Our Destination Specialist Claire returns to Myanmar for a moving rediscovery of her old favourites, and finds plenty of fresh sights along the way...

Sailing through Myanmar’s Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago

Gemma | 2nd February 2017

Selective Asia's Gemma describes her astonishing experience on a recent sailing trip through the remote islands of Myanmar's Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago...

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