Tag: burma

A Guide to Travelling in Myanmar

Although tourists have been permitted into Myanmar – previously Burma – for a while now things are changing on an almost daily basis on this front. Once a mighty empire long since fallen as well as being a part of the British Empire in days gone by, Myanmar is best known in more recent history

All Aboard: A Guide to Sleeper Trains in South East Asia

The imagery of a sleeper train rattling its way through the night, past unseen landscapes cloaked in darkness is such a romantic one it has been used as the setting and backdrop for many an iconic movie (some of them a little scary admittedly). Throw into the mix a location with the exoticness of Indo-China