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10 foods you should try in Myanmar | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With Myanmar opening to the outside world, visitors are discovering a cuisine that's been largely hidden from sight for the past 50 years.<p>With an emphasis on rich, predominately savory/salty flavors, influences from South and Southeast Asia and a repertoire of ingredients not found in any …

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As Myanmar Opens Up, A Look Back On A 1988 Uprising

Until two years ago, Myanmar, also known as Burma, was ruled by the longest-running military dictatorship in the world. In 2010, the military began to loosen its grip on the country, increasing civil freedoms and offering some political and economic opportunity for citizens.<p>But some are wondering …

Myanmar: George's article on

Thank you to Greg Rodgers and the Asia Travel section of for publishing George’s article:<p>1. Bagan Temples:<p>Bagan, a vast, spectacular desert …

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