Myanmar Train Information

Myanmar Train Information

Train travel in Myanmar can be from adventurous to adrenaline pumping adventure depending on your health conditions. In spite of the fact that this mode of transport is still not convenient for regular tourists, we give you some quick view so that you can make decisions on your own. Generally, travelling by train is one […]

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Mandalay – Land of Burma Ancient Capitals

Mandalay – Land of Burma Ancient Capitals

The area around Mandalay city is very rich in ancient capitals, which leave countless valued historic and religious relics. Thanks to this, it is considered as the most important cultural hub of Myanmar. 1. MANDALAY CAPITAL Mandalay is now Myanmar’s second largest city, but if pull out the history in 19th century, it can see […]

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Differences of Buddhist Architecture Among Indochina Countries

Differences of Buddhist Architecture Among Indochina Countries

Five out six of Indochina countries including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar principally practice Buddhism, but it will be a big fault if you think Buddhist architecture in these nations are the same, and just or Vietnam is enough. The reason results from differences of Buddhism sects, cultural influences and folk beliefs. In fact, […]

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Myanmar’s Attractive Street Food Myanmar’s Attractive Street Food

Myanmar’s Attractive Street Food Myanmar’s Attractive Street Food

As an enigmatic country, Myanmar is also attractive for its original cuisine based on distinctly indigenous ingredients. Strolling around the streets in the country and trying some special dishes, it is not difficult to realize this feature. 1. Burmese sweet snacks Commonly known as “moun”, Burmese sweets are not used as desserts like in the […]

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Myanmar’s Unique Novitiation Ceremony

Myanmar’s Unique Novitiation Ceremony

In Myanmar, boys all have to experience one or several times of “monk-hood”. They will leave their home and be sent to a monastery or pagoda to practice before deciding whether to become a lifelong monk or give up the robe after that. Novitiation ceremony (or Shinbyu Pwe) is the most important ceremony in a […]

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Trek Kalaw and Meet Ethnic People

Trek Kalaw and Meet Ethnic People

Kalaw is a former colonial British hill station in western Shan State of Myanmar (Burma), at 1320m above the sea level, 50 km from Inle lake. Kalaw has natural atmosphere, cool and refreshing climate, and breathtaking scenery. It is well-known as a trekking mecca of Myanmar and an ideal region for colorful hill tribe and […]

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