Tropical South East Asian destinations are becoming ever more popular as flights grow cheaper and more widely available, and word travels back from travellers who have been lucky enough to experience crystal-clear waters, fantastic food and stunning scenery.
Of all the countries in South East Asia however, there are two that truly stand out, but for completely distinct reasons: Thailand, the spiritual, developed home of South East Asian travel, and Myanmar, which still retains much of its rural charm and allure. Read on to find out how to get the most out of these magical countries.
Myanmar’s former royal capital, Mandalay is the first stop on our journey, reached via the ...
A city that only recently came into being, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar's capital, is a monument to smart central planning and lavish architecture. The city is a true wonder – a place to explore Myanmar's natural delights, enjoy a taste of luxury, and appreciate the country's combination of tradition and modernity.
Visiting Nay Pyi Taw
Located around 200 miles north of Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw can be reached by road, rail or air, although most international visitors will usually arrive through the gates of the city's international airport. Flights are served by all of Myanmar's domestic carriers – visitors are able to fly daily from the country's most populous city, Yangon (also known as Rangoon), or ...