For most international travellers arriving to Burma, Yangon is the first destination. From outside of Burma, visitors can get to Yangon by air. From within the country, the city is connected by air, bus and train.
Htilominlo temple in Bagan is a large majestic structure towering 46 meters high. Its design is similar to that of the Sulamani, which was build about three decades earlier by the previous King. The monument is named after its builder, King Htilominlo who was also known as Zeya Theinkha and Nadaungmyar.
Bagan King is unique and a romantic, traditional-style of six-storey building. It is situated in central location of Mandalay next to Mandalay’s famous sights: the Royal Palace, the moat, the Mandalay Hill and many magnificent pagodas.
Sanctum Inle Resort at tranquil Inle Lake is a haven of calm away from hectic city life. Arches and cloisters reference the monastic life, offering a more contemplative travel experience.
Sule Pagoda is a small pagoda located in the center of Yangon. The pagoda, known in Burmese as the Kyaik Athok Zedi, is surrounded by busy streets, a market and colonial era buildings like the Supreme court building and Yangon city hall.
Myanmar people enjoy rice as their main food and it comprises about 75% of the diet. Rice is served with meat or fish, soup, salad and vegetables all cooked in their own ways, and some relishes to complement the meal.
Gold Star Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Nyaung Shwe Market. It offers air conditioned rooms with free WiFi in public areas. The property features airport shuttle, concierge service and laundry. The hotel is a 5-minute drive to Nyaung Shwe Jetty and a 45-minute drive to Heho Airport.
Since 1992, the government has encouraged tourism in the country; however, fewer than 270,000 tourists entered the country in 2006 according to the Myanmar Tourism Promotion Board.
Though the country’s foreign relations, particularly with Western nations, have been strained, relations have thawed since the reforms following the 2010 elections. After years of diplomatic isolation and economic and military sanctions
The pestle and mortar is used to treat various types of ingredients which go into main dishes and side dishes. But there are also dedicated dishes where the activity of pounding is carried in the name of the dishes.