Myanmar

Top Luxury Cruises in Myanmar

Remote Lands | April 29, 2016

Discover the mystical kingdom of Myanmar and uncover its hidden wonders in style. Travel aboard luxury cruisers and stylish liveaboard yachts to see Myanmar from a different angle, as you glide along her rivers, lakes and coastlines.

Discovering the Tribes of Loikaw

Jay Tindall | July 9, 2014

A short flight from Yangon sits the very traditional Loikaw, one of the best places to head in Southeast Asia for a window into authentic tribal life. I was the very first foreign visitor to some of Loikaw’s more remote tribal areas.

Inle Lake and Beyond

Jay Tindall | June 24, 2014

Despite its popularity, Inle Lake, in Shan State, is one of my favorite places in Myanmar. Here are some of my favorite experiences in the Inle Lake area, where it’s possible to discover a much more authentic Burmese culture.

Myanmar’s Kengtung: a Mecca of Tribal Diversity

Jay Tindall | April 16, 2013

During my visit to Kengtung, Myanmar, which is located not far from the Golden Triangle – close to Laos, Thailand and China – I discovered true diversity for its own sake, free of any other agenda, political or otherwise.

Ballooning over Bagan

Jay Tindall | December 24, 2012

Just as the sun was starting to make its presence felt, we slowly floated upwards in our 8 passenger balloon. It was surprisingly quiet and serene. I quickly began to see Bagan in a way that I had missed on my many previous visits. The scenery was absolutely stunning

Facial Tattoos of Myanmar’s Chin Tribe

Jay Tindall | December 21, 2012

The Chin tribe of Myanmar, which live near the Bangladesh border not far from Mrauk U, are a people who wear facial tattoos. I journeyed to this corner of Asia to seek out the answers of why exactly do they undergo the process of getting such tattoos, which might seem extreme in Western culture.