Comfort Stay: Hotel by the Red Canal in Mandalay I recently travelled to Myanmar, a country that is often in the news due their tense political situation. Nevertheless, Myanmar is…
Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand.
The beautiful and culturally rich country was cursed for decades with a brutally oppressive regime and has been making headlines for its tentative steps towards democracy.
Myanmar contains thousands of Buddhist temples. It also has pristine white beaches along the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, beautiful rice fields and picturesque mountain paths.
The country is slowly opening to foreign tourism, so travelers who want to experience a more traditional Burma may want to visit now.