And You Thought Myanmar Couldn’t Get Much Better Looking [Video]

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

This stunner featuring Myanmar (Burma) comes to us from Singaporean student Kevin Ng Jia Quan, who trekked to the Southeast Asian country with his Canon 5D Mark III (and 24-105mm lens) in tow, along with his Glidecam HD2000 for all those pretty Steadicam-like shots. For more great travel videos like these, visit our Travel Video […]

See The Colors Of Myanmar Shining Through [Travel Video]

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Marcin Kepka, from our Travel Videos group on Vimeo, recently shared this video from his 3-week trip to Myanmar (Burma), shot with his Canon 7D and GoPRO HD Hero, and brimming with enough colors and luscious shots of homemade food to make you start exploring tickets there to check it out yourself. [Myanmar by Marcin […]

The Easiest Way To Get A Myanmar Visa

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

With considerable political reforms occurring over the last year, Myanmar (Burma), once a pariah state in the world of travel, has become this year’s hottest backpacker destination. Although some significant human rights issues remain, travelers are keen to experience the legendary, relatively “untouched” culture of this unique Southeast Asian country, hot on the heels of several Western […]

Get To Burma By 2013 Or Don’t Bother Going At All?

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

There is a predictable pattern for the emergence of new travel hot spots around the world. First, that country must be mired in civil war or be under the thumb of an oppressive dictatorship that frowns upon outsiders entering their country (which has the perverse effect of staving off over-development and preserving culture at the […]

Is The Time To Visit Burma Now?

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

With the end of Secretary of State Clinton’s historic visit to Myanmar (Burma) wrapping up last week — the first of any high-ranking official from the U.S. in 50 years — it’s safe to assume that a good portion of the millions of eyes that watched as Clinton toured Shwedegon Pagoda in Yangon (barefoot no […]

Should You Travel To Burma? An Ethical Debate

Thursday, February 11, 2010

A recent article has brought up a question that most seasoned travelers end up asking themselves: Is travel sometimes bad? Some may say that it drives the economy in countries or cities that have seen their resources depleted, no longer able to provide for the ever-increasing mouths, bodies and minds to feed. Some people believe […]

Trekking Burma

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Follow Christina on her 62-kilometer trek through the hills of central Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. By Christina Koukkos The bus from Yangon (also known as Rangoon) crawled away in a swirl of dust and exhaust, leaving Marjan and me standing alone and delirious from lack of sleep on a dark street at […]

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