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Travel experience in Myanmar – Where to go and what to see

  • Visitors wanting to enjoy the night life in Mandalay may be disappointed with what the city offers. Unlike Yangon, Mandalay has very limited options when it comes to night time entertainment and drinking as the city does not have pubs and bars. However, just because there are no beer stations, it does not mean that the city is not alive at night. The night life in Mandalay is quite unique, especially when compared to other cities. Read more

  • Enjoying nightlife in Myanmar can be a bit of a challenge. Compared to western standards, and even compared to other Southeast Asian countries, nightlife in Yangon is rather subdued. Nonetheless, Yangon does have pubs, clubs, discos and other nightlife destinations. While there are some independent night-time establishments, most clubs and pubs in Yangon are located in five-star hotels. At some nightspots you can expect more than local beer and good music. Read more

  • The Burmese make a big deal of the New Year. Thingyan (known as the “water throwing festival”) takes place this year from April 13-16. During the festival everyone throws water at each other. Staying dry isn’t an option. Water symbolizes the washing away of the previous year’s bad luck and sins. Read more