The Myanmar Times
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
The Myanmar Times
The Myanmar Times

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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