Sophie Den Heijer

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Dealing with Currency in Myanmar

Shares 66<p><b>VIDEO: Tips for Dealing with Currency in Myanmar | Burma</b><p><i>Are there ATMs in Myanmar? What types of dollars does Myamar accept or reject? What</i> …

Visual travelling: Myanmar

You must provide a valid authenticated access token.<p>Filmmaker Patrik Wallner says Myanmar is the most photogenic country in the world. It’s easy to …

Travel and Tourism - Myanmar Forum

Myanmar guide: 11 things to know before you visit | CNN Travel

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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 …

Bagan by Horse Cart: The Best of Three Bad Options

When most people think of Myanmar, they imagine a hazy, flat plain with hundreds of reddish-brown stupas poking up above the patchy tree cover. The …

5 Secret Bagan Temples to Avoid the Crowds

15th June 2013 / 53 comments<p><b>Bagan Temples: A guide to 5 little-known temples and secret passageways to sunrise spots blissfully devoid of …

8 Myanmar (Burma) Travel Myths: The Guidebooks are Outdated!

5th May 2013 / 32 comments<p>Don’t be scared off by the outdated notion of impossible travel barriers in Myanmar. Myanmar is rolling out the red carpet …

Underwhelmed in Myanmar: When Travel Expectations Interfere

Rudyard Kipling said, “This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land you know about.”<p><i>Well, that sure is quite the statement.</i><p>As we were planning …

What to do in Bagan

In July 2012 I traveled to Myanmar with fellow travel blogger The Most Alive. It was a very interesting trip to a country, which was hardly …

Myanmar Visa in Bangkok and Travel Costs In Myanmar

Burma aka Myanmar is an extreme country. Isolated for years from the world it recently opened its borders to the world and is featured as in Top 10 …

Inle Lake in Myanmar

Myanmar is a mysterious and unknown country to many of us. Most connect Myanmar with the politician Aung San Suu Kyi who was in house arrest for …

Bagan: Trip of a Lifetime

Bagan in central Burma is one of the world’s greatest archeological sites, a sight to rival Machu Picchu or Angkor Wat but – for the time being at least – without the visitors. The setting is sublime – a verdant 26 square-mile plain, part-covered in stands of palm and tamarind caught in a bend of …

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Great Reasons to Visit Myanmar

Mingun – a stone temple split by lightening, lies beside the tranquil Ayerarwady River<p>Despite the various difficulties and downsides of traveling …

Travel in Myanmar 2013

Sule Pagoda in Yangon – Myanmar<p><b>Travel in Myanmar 2013 – Update</b><p>Many big changes have taken place in the past two years for international travelers to …

Travel Tips: Downsides of Visiting Myanmar

overloaded passenger boat on the Ayerarwady River – Myanmar<p>Myanmar is a noticeably more tiring and difficult country to travel through than most of …

burmese food

Shan Food<p><b>Travel Tips: Five Delicious Traditional Foods of Myanmar</b><p>When I traveled around Myanmar for one month recently, one of my great daily joys …

VisitMM Is Myanmar’s Only Travel Site With Online Booking

In Myanmar, there are only a few startups that we’re aware of here at Tech In Asia. There’s Squar, which is basically one of the first ever social …