Myanmar

Tips and travel ideas for Myanmar. The country of Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a south-east Asian country that has diverse and beautiful landscapes and a rich, welcoming culture. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in Myanmar so start planning your trip now and experience everything that Myanmar has to offer travellers.

Traditional Myanmar puppets in Bagan
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Top 10 traditional Puppet Theatres around the world

The puppetry arts are an ancient creative form, with archaeological evidence from early civilisations, and although some people may think it ‘old hat’, in parts of the world special artists and craftspeople strive to keep the magic of traditional puppet theatre alive. Puppet theatres nurture a truly unique artistic language […]

Movenpick Dead Sea Spa and Resort Jordan Wandering Kiwi fun
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Wandering Kiwi’s 2017 Travel Highlights

Although I never feel like I’ve done enough travel, looking back over my 2017 travel highlights the Wandering Kiwi family had a great year! It’s important to take a moment and be reminded of all the wonderful experiences we have had in the past year. As well as travels within […]

Bagan sunset in Myanmar
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Wandering slowly in Bagan, Myanmar

The sight of over a thousand magnificent red brick temples and pagodas scattered across a vast plain beside the mighty Ayeyarwady River will take your breath away in Bagan, Myanmar. In their shadow, Burmese people drive oxen through the fields and have fun playing chinlone, just as they have for […]

Inle Lake bike tour with Grasshopper Adventures Myanmar
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An unforgettable Inle Lake bike tour in Myanmar

A cloud of pale yellow butterflies drifted around my handlebars as we turned onto the narrow, tree-lined path. Little boys were splashing joyfully in the canal on this hot day. It was an unforgettable moment on my Inle Lake bike tour. Generally speaking I hate travel tours. From being forced […]

Mandalay Tea Shop Food Tour Myanmar
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Myanmar: The Mandalay Tea Shop Foodies Tour

Mandalay is a historic city, on its dry plain ringed by blue hills. In the heart of the city is the remnant of the moated square citadel where the last royal dynasty of Burma came to an ignominious end thanks to the empire-building British. But what about present-day Mandalay? Around […]

Le Planteur restaurant Yangon Myanmar
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Top 10 restaurants in Yangon, Myanmar

A city of tropical trees and beautiful lakes, pavement tea-shops and magnificent heritage buildings, Yangon has an intriguing mix of Burmese culture and multinational communities. Yangon is the modern name for Rangoon and this vibrant and fast-changing metropolis is where Myanmar’s past and future collide. My hand-picked top restaurants in […]

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