Travel The Myanmar Times has the latest news from across Myanmar. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:07:15 +0630 en-gb Closed for renovations

Myanmar Andaman Resort, located in the Myeik Archipelago, is undergoing major renovations and will be reopened in October 2015.


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In Bagan, a fine dining tradition

As the ancient proverb says, if you’re a Myanmar you must have been to Bagan. The same seems to be true for many foreign tourists. Attracted by the city’s history, architecture and culture, they are arriving in ever-increasing numbers.

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Rainbow retreats: LGBT-friendly destinations in Myanmar While in many ways a conservative society, Myanmar on the whole is tolerant and a pleasant, safe place to travel. Kings N Queens activist Ko Tin Ko Ko provides some of his favourite destinations.

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Unnatural nature offers surprising beauty at Tasik Kenyir

Nyein Ei Ei Htwe travels to the lush rainforests of Kuala Terengganu, southern Malaysia, an hour out of Putrajaya.


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Misty peaks and scenic treks in Hpa-an

Just six hours from Yangon lie some of the country’s best tourist attractions, writes Ei Ei Thu.



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Off the Beaten Track The new Off the Beaten Track cafe offers food and drink -- as well as travel resources and conversation.


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Domestic pilgrimages up compared to last year Domestic pilgrimages for the past nine months – from the Taung Pyone festival of August 2013 to last month’s Thingyan festival – have numbered higher than expected, U Myo U of the Domestic Pilgrimage and Tour Operator Association told The Myanmar Times.


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Inle Lake "not ready" for tourism boom Inle Lake is not well prepared for expected growth in tourism, international experts say, following a rapid rise in visitor numbers to the site over the past few years.

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Untouched islands of the Myeik Archipelago Amaury Lorin wrestles with the travel writer's dilemma: to keep a destination a secret, or share it with readers?

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Growing pains as Myanmar hits 2 million visitor mark Rising travel costs associated with a shortage of hotel rooms could hamper future growth, industry experts have warned.

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