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The unique food of Myanmar

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While Myanmar cuisine has a little influence of Chinese and Indian cuisine, but still has a unique traditional flavor.


Food of Myanmar you can not miss while traveling here
Shan rice

Like the Kinh of Vietnam, the Shan is the nation with the highest population share in Myanmar. They not only have a long history of culture, but also have a unique culinary background. And the traditional, traditional food of Shan cuisine can not be ignored when Myanmar is a Shan rice.

Shan rice is like a mixed rice dish, with rice cooked with saffron and served with crispy fried fish, roasted peanuts and some seasonal vegetables. Sometimes, fish can be replaced with chicken or simply just add garlic oil, cloves and crispy crispy pork. This dish is usually served with fried rice paper and spicy sauce.

Salads

Speaking of delicious, unique and well-known dishes that can not be missed while traveling to Myanmar, it is impossible not to mention the salads, especially green tea salad and green tomato salad.

Any v…

Temple in Myanmar you should know

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With a myriad of temples and temples, Myanmar is well suited to those who are passionate about Buddhism, including five very famous places below.

Temple in Myanmar you should know
1. Shwedagon Paya

As a symbol of this Buddhist country, Shwedagon Paya, located in the old capital of Yangon, is actually a gold-plated limestone cliff. Being located 100 meters above the city, it is not difficult for people to admire this sacred place from anywhere. The people here believe that this temple was built 2,500 years ago with the purpose of storing the Buddha's hair to his two younger brothers.

In addition, this is also the place of the temple as well as many other temples and shrines in the city. Experience Shwedagon in the morning to enjoy the beauty of the place. Participating in the pilgrimage before sunset is also a good idea to admire the subtle beauty of the Shwedagon in the sun.

2. Mount Kyaiktiyo

The golden stone on Kyaiktiyo Mountain in southeastern Myanmar is one of the famous pil…

How To Get To Burma: Means Of transport

Burma is a country that is increasingly opening up to tourism. With its many temples, wonderful landscapes and a warm population, there is no doubt that the country has all the assets to become one of the major players in tourism in Southeast Asia. However, the country is in full development of its infrastructure, in particular transport. So, how to get to Burma? The means of transport in Burma are already diversified, but the authorities are now working to improve services and networks. For tourism in Burma, it is better to know the situation in advance.How to get to Burma? Air transportAt present, air transport is the most frequent means of transport for foreign travelers in Burma. The majority will arrive at Yangon airport. International direct flights arrive from Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Singapore, Kolkata and Kunming.(Photo illustration: Internet – Myanmar plane – how to get to Burma)In terms of flights, Burma is rather well endowed. The national airline is Myanmar Airways,…

Choose Accommodation For An Individual Burma Trip

With the development of the tourism sector, the Burmese government has focused on diversifying and improving housing infrastructure. During your individual Burma trip, you will find it quite easy to find suitable accommodation for all budget.
You can pay as much in USD as in Burmese kyats, everything depends on the hotel’s preferences.(Photo illustration: Internet – individual Burma trip)1. Accommodation on an individual Burma trip: GeneralFor tight budgets, you will be able to find your happiness during your Burma trip. Prices range from 5 to 40USD per room. The conditions, even if they are suitable, will not satisfy everyone: basic room with or without air-conditioner or even sharedFor tight budgets, you will be able to find your happiness during your Burma trip. Prices range from 5 to 40USD per room. The conditions, even if they are suitable, will not satisfy everyone: basic room with or without air-conditioner or even shared bathroom.This solution is very often used by young peopl…

Visa For Myanmar And Other Formalities

Since the opening of the country to tourism, Burma has undertaken to facilitate the entry of foreign travelers into its territory. However, like any administrative procedure, it is necessary to be properly informed about the ins and outs of a stay in Burma. So here is everything you need to know to prepare your stay at best: what are the special features to consider before your arrival, and the different types of visa for Myanmar made available to you.(Photo illustration: Internet – visa for Myanmar)1. In addition to the visa for Myanmar, learn about other particularities11,000 km separate Paris from Yangon, the main arrival airport of the French in Burma. Knowing that there are no direct flights Paris-Yangon. Most often you have to stop in Bangkok before you go to Yangon. It is about 13h00 between Paris and Yangon by this trajet (it will be necessary to add the wait time in Bangkok).With the exception of one Italian company (Blue Panorama) and the German company Condor, Yangon airpor…

Low Budget Travel In Myanmar: What To Pack In Your Suitcase?

That’s it, airline tickets are bought, hotels booked and your guide annotated with all the unmissable to visit during your stay. So it’s time to make your suitcase. But what are you going to take with you? Here is a short guide to preparing your luggage before your low budget travel in Myanmar.1. ClothesKnowing what clothes to take for your Myanmar tour is certainly one of the most complicated things to be expected. Indeed, there are two essential things to take care: climate and religion.If you decide to avoid the monsoon season, you will only have to provide clothes in which you will feel cool in case of high heat. Therefore, plan large clothes made of soft materials. If you are traveling in Burma between May and October, it may be a good idea to have an umbrella and a raincoat. Of course, if you have planned a stay by the sea, bathing suit and towel will be useful!(Photo: Hanoi Voyages – Bagan – Low budget travel in Myanmar)Keep in mind that Burma is a Buddhist country in which the…

Preparing For A Trip: When To Go To Myanmar?

Myanmar is a beautiful country in Southeast Asia. This country is a wonderful place to discover its culture, architecture, and population. So when to go to Myanmar?The best time to travel to Myanmar is from November to February, after the monsoon but before the big heat. Travelers are seduced by good sunshine and cool temperatures. In general, the Myanmar climate is fairly homogeneous throughout the country.When to go to Myanmar?For a great experience in this beautiful country, travelers need to have knowledge about the climate of the country. The country is in an area of tropical climate, and Myanmar’s climate is divided into 3 major seasons characterized by monsoon and high humidity in the south and a warm, dry climate in the center of the country.
• From June to October: the monsoon season brings heavy rains especially in July and August. There may be some typhoons or storms from the eastern sea at this time. On the other hand, the center of the country is drier.
• From November to…

Visit Myanmar: Discover Its Population

Burma (Myanmar) is one of the countries in South-East Asia that remains the most unknown in the eyes of the world’s population. Yet, the country has major tourist attractions: religious monuments. Impressive, exceptional landscapes and warm and welcoming locals. The population of Burma, although destabilized by years of civil war, remains very open to foreigners. A genuine patchwork of different ethnicities and cultures, visit Myanmar and meet its inhabitants will give an extraordinary human dimension to your stay.1. General Demography in BurmaVisit Myanmar is to have the opportunity to meet the traditionally warm people of this multi-ethnic country.→ Population and ethnic compositionCensuses in Burma are not commonplace. Until recently, the Birman demography was a mystery. With the improvement of the political situation, the first statistics on the population were published.Thus, according to the United Nations, the population of Burma reaches 53 million people (figures from 2013). I…

To Better Visit Burma, Discover Its Geography

The geography of the country has largely influenced its past and current history. Its situation, or its relief or its climate, is the geographical criterion having the most impact. Especially during the colonial period, when the country became one of the crossroads of trade between Europe and Asia. Today, the study of the geography of Burma allows us to understand the origins of the conflicts and the challenges for the country. To visit Burma better, discover its geography!1. Before visit Burma, discover its geographyGeneral geographyThis territory covers more than 675,000 km². On a map of Burma, it can be seen that the country shares a border with Bangladesh and India to the west and northwest, with China to the north and northeast, and with Laos and Thailand to the east and southeast. These boundaries are essentially a succession of hills and mountains, making the crossing of land borders rather complicated. The highest point of the country is the Hazakabo Razi, with an altitude of …

YANGON, Essential For Your Solo Travel Myanmar

Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, was the capital of Myanmar until it was replaced by Naypyidaw in November 2005. Today, with a population of more than 5 million, it remains the largest city in the Country. A cosmopolitan city with an architecture mixing oriental and western inspirations, Yangon is an exotic city where the joy of life is expressed even on the faces of its inhabitants; this is an essential during your solo travel Myanmar.1. Yangon: how to get there, where to stay? Tips for a successful solo travel MyanmarAs the first city in the country, Yangon has all the necessary infrastructure for your travels too, from and in the country, as well as your accommodation, by making it an essential step of your Burma tour.• By plane: The newly renovated Yangon International Airport has modern terminals for domestic and international flights. Bus and taxis will take you 30 minutes by car from the center of the city. International flights will take you many countries in Asia, and domes…

Getting around Burma: How?

Famous for golden temples, historical ruins, idyllic landscapes, Myanmar (Burma) has become one of the most popular tourist attractions on the world tourism map. However, among the means of transport to Burma, making a choice to have a comfortable circuit in Myanmar is always a headache for travelers. While traveling in Burma, travelers often refer to the itinerary, means of transportation, weather, and destination of Myanmar to have a perfect trip. In this spirit, it must be said that the choice of the means for getting around Burma is extremely crucial for the smooth running of the stay. We would like to share some useful information to travel to Myanmar as well as ways to travel in the various tourist attractions of the country. These practical tips will contribute to the success of your travel experience on the land of golden temples.• Getting around Burma by airplane(Photo: Internet – getting around Burma)
Possibility to travel to Myanmar by direct flightTo travel to Myanmar from…

Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel: Splendid hotel in Mandalay!

You are going to make a circuit in Burma and the choice of accommodation breaks your head? If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Mandalay, the problem becomes simpler. Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel is one of 5 star hotels that can offer you a wonderful stay during your trip to Mandalay.• Address: No. (9) Kwin (416-b) 10st, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, 11232 Mandalay, Myanmar.
Arrival time: 2 pm. Departure time: 12h.Enjoy the exceptional services of a 5-star hotel in Mandalay as a star.Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel is 36 km from Mandalay International Airport and just 500 meters from Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Its favorable geographical location is also highly appreciated by travelers because it is located 700 meters from the Mandalay Bo Bo Gyi Nat Temple and the Shwe Man Taung Golf Club. Mandalay Hill is 1 km away and Shwenandaw Monastery is 1.4 km from the hotel.One of the highlights of this establishment is its 24-hour front desk which facilitates the activities of travelers during their…

Chatrium Hotel Yangon: an incredible experience!

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Featuring classic air-conditioned rooms with precious wooden furniture, Chatrium Hotel Yangon impresses with its luxurious charm. If you are looking for a comfortable Yangon hotel on your Burma tour, this is probably one of the best choices.• Address: 40 Natmauk Road, Tamwe Township, 11211 Yangon, Myanmar.
Arrival time: 14h. Departure time: 12h – 14h.Enjoy the high-end services of Chatrium Hotel Yangon, a 5-star hotelThis hotel is a 20-minute drive from Yangon International Airport. Its convenient location is also very popular with travelers because it is only 500 meters from the United Nations Information Center in Yangon, 700 meters from the Bogyoke Aung San Museum, 3.1 km from the Sule Pagoda, 2 km from Shwedagon Pagoda and 800 meters from Kandawgyi Lake.
One of the highlights of this Yangon hotel is its 24-hour reception, which facilitates the activities of the travelers during their tour in Burma. You will also appreciate its private parking and free (on reservation only). An a…

Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel: Splendid hotel in Mandalay!

You are going to make a circuit in Burma and the choice of accommodation breaks your head? If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Mandalay, the problem becomes simpler. Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel is one of 5 star hotels that can offer you a wonderful stay during your trip to Mandalay.• Address: No. (9) Kwin (416-b) 10st, at the foot of Mandalay Hill, 11232 Mandalay, Myanmar.
Arrival time: 2 pm. Departure time: 12h.(Photo: Internet – Hotel Mandalay)Enjoy the exceptional services of a 5-star hotel in Mandalay as a star.Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel is 36 km from Mandalay International Airport and just 500 meters from Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda. Its favorable geographical location is also highly appreciated by travelers because it is located 700 meters from the Mandalay Bo Bo Gyi Nat Temple and the Shwe Man Taung Golf Club. Mandalay Hill is 1 km away and Shwenandaw Monastery is 1.4 km from the hotel.One of the highlights of this establishment is its 24-hour front desk which facilitates the ac…

City Star Hotel Yangon: Stay in the heart of Yangon, Burma!

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If you are looking for a hotel in Myanmar, this 3 star hotel in the heart of Yangon will offer you the best value for money. Having received a very good rating of 8.8 out of 10 for its location on the famous Bookings.com online booking site, City Star Hotel Yangon deserves your visit during your tour in Myanmar.City Star Hotel – one of the most excellent choices among Yangon hotels in terms of value for money in Yangon BurmaAddress: 169/171, Mahabandoola Garden Street, Kyauktada Township, Near Yangon City Hall, Yangon downtown, 11181 Yangon, Myanmar.Arrival time: 14h. Departure time: 12h(Photo: Internet)If you are planning to travel to Myanmar and are looking for a high -quality hotel with convenient view for Myanmar, thus, the City Star Hotel Yangon is the best choice for you. This hotel is located in the heart of the city, 15 km from Yangon International Airport. Its favorable geographical location is also highly appreciated by travelers because it is only 300 meters from the Sule P…

City Star Hotel Yangon: Stay in the heart of Yangon, Burma!

If you are looking for a hotel in Myanmar, this 3 star hotel in the heart of Yangon will offer you the best value for money. Having received a very good rating of 8.8 out of 10 for its location on the famous Bookings.com online booking site, City Star Hotel Yangon deserves your visit during your tour in Myanmar.City Star Hotel – one of the most excellent choices among Yangon hotels in terms of value for money in Yangon BurmaAddress: 169/171, Mahabandoola Garden Street, Kyauktada Township, Near Yangon City Hall, Yangon downtown, 11181 Yangon, Myanmar.Arrival time: 14h. Departure time: 12h(Photo: Internet)If you are planning to travel to Myanmar and are looking for a high -quality hotel with convenient view for Myanmar, thus, the City Star Hotel Yangon is the best choice for you. This hotel is located in the heart of the city, 15 km from Yangon International Airport. Its favorable geographical location is also highly appreciated by travelers because it is only 300 meters from the Sule P…

Food Guide For Vegetarians In Burma

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I grew up on crossover foods in the US; that means the American version of only the most famous dishes from each region. That’s well and fine for a sample and an “exotic” dinner when my taste-buds are bored back home, but the real thing is so very, very different once I ventured out on my travels. I have found this is the case with Thai food, as well as the Middle Eastern vegetarian foods I sampled throughout Jordan. The problem with this food pattern though, is that I was left completely unfamiliar with cuisines that never made the leap across the many oceans and seas. It wasn’t until I lived in Chiang Mai for about nine months out of the past year, that I happened upon Burmese food.Once discovered, dishes and flavors from Burma have become a passion and my Burmese friends ensured I spent my time sampling delicious dishes, salads, and flavor combinations my palate had never considered. These same friends prepped me with advice on ordering vegetarian food, what to eat, and how to find…