Myanmar is awakening, definitely

Is Myanmar part of your travel bucket list? My friend Hannah recently visited the charming location and here’s some of her thoughts about her trip.


Last March, I came to Myanmar. It was my first time to set foot in this so-called land of gold. I wondered if I could find and buy a pot of gold here but I didn’t. Instead, I found people with golden hearts, a city with a lot of golden opportunities and golden treasures. I have to nod in agreement when I came across Rudyard Kipling’s famous quote in Letters from the East where he described Burma as “unlike any land you know about.” To describe Myanmar, known to many by its British colonial name Burma, as a unique country is an understatement. In simple terms, one can say this is a glorious and fascinating multi-ethnic nation that’s waiting to be tapped to its full potential.

IMG_0032_3 Bogyoke Market in Yangon. Local and foreign tourists shop here for precious stones like jade, Burmese arts and other souvenir items.

Stories about Myanmar abound and…

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