Myanmar has been in the news across the world quite a lot lately; the former British colony of Burma whose beauties were immortalised for many in the familiar poetry of Rudyard Kipling seems on the verge of re-entering the international community.
By now, most of the Western world has been reminded of both the undeniable attraction and the equally undeniable dichotomy that has existed for decades and still exists in this legendary land.
To vastly oversimplify for the sake of a short article, Burma, arbitrarily re-named Myanmar by the military government back in 1989, has been under the control of [...]
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Should people holiday or vacation in Burma or backpack in Myanmar
Burma or as it is now known, Myanmar, is a fascinating country that many want to visit, but one that many still worry about Burma tourism on ethical or practical grounds. The questions regarding tourism in Burma or Myanmar have started to move away from ethical towards practical, and a little advice on Burma travel or Myanmar vacations is always welcome.
Until late 2009, Burma, or Myanmar, was mainly shunned [...]
Travel in Myanmar has been closed for a very long time and sanctions that were put in place by other nations have meant that the country’s development in terms of electronic payment has been incredibly slow.
Most places in the country do not accept credit cards and this prevents many people from travelling to the region. It is possible that major reform in the country could mean that credit cards start being accepted which will make it much easier for foreign business people to do business in the country.
Hillary Clinton, the Secretary of State has announced that financial restrictions [...]