Look out for upcoming details of our new ‘off-the-beaten-track’ South Burma tour starting in Yangon and heading south, via the famous Golden Rock, to the more..
Mohinga – Burmese Noodle Soup Questionably the national dish of Burma, Mohinga is a comforting noodle soup available nationwide but especially in Yangon and the more..
Not the sharpest shot but a beautiful bird nonetheless and this photo of a black-shouldered kite at Inle Lake is just a small sample of more..
Previous post was mainly to show happy campers enjoying an All Points East Burma tour and so hopefully incite a new booking or two; Burma more..
A selection of photos from our recent Burma tour – a 2 week jaunt through this fabulous country taking in Rangoon, Mandalay, Bagan, Pindaya, Mount more..
The sprawling city of Rangoon, or Yangon, is no longer Burma’s official capital but is still the nation’s largest and most important city by far more..
Rangoon’s magnificent and iconic Shwedagon Paya, (Pagoda), is the City’s best known tourist destination and indeed Burma’s single most prestigious religious site. If you only more..
Rangoon, (Yangon’s), famous circular, or circle, train leaves from the City’s Central Station describing a 30 mile loop through the inner city and suburbs before more..
The harsh light of Bagan can make temple photography during the middle of the day somewhat hard work and for your more atmospheric and photogenic more..
Estimates of the precise figure vary but suffice to say there are the best part of 2,000 temples, pagodas, stupas, chedis and monasteries scattered across more..
Mandalay – a very evocative name but as with say Casablanca or Shangri La, (which is of course mythical but which the Chinese government has more..
Generally included in any standard Inle Lake tour itinerary we reckon this fascinating site, located slightly up river at the southwestern corner of the Lake, more..
Located in Burma’s western Shan State and famous for mountain scenery, floating gardens and the unsual rowing techniques of local fishermen Lake Inle is certainly more..
The first thing to bear in mind is that Burma is a relatively large country, at least in Southeast Asian terms, with a poor transport more..
Including a festival in your Burma itinerary may sound like a great idea: lots of colour, activity, local people doing unsual or exotic things, great more..
A frequently asked question but not an easily answered one and at the risk of doing some unapologetic fence sitting we’d say every season has more..
Guide: “Ok, next I’ll take you to visit some people who make rubber bands”. “Really?! And that’s interesting to see is it?” (It’s hot, the more..
The Padaung people of Burma, more commonly known as the ‘Long-Neck Karen’, live in Kayah State in northeastern Burma and though the provincial capital Loikaw more..
Another of our off the beaten track Burma suggestions is the small, picturesque and highly photogenic town of Hpa-An in Karen State. Posessing a magnicifent more..
The somewhat remote, Irrawaddy Delta town of Pathein is actually officially the 5th largest ‘city’ in Burma – which makes it slightly smaller than Moulmein more..