The holiday retreat you’ve been looking forward to is FINALLY here. After months of planning and waiting, you arrive at your dream destination with great ambitions of being greeted with serenity… But instead, you are met with people asking: ‘hotel?’ ‘massage?’ ‘taxi?’ and let’s not forget the streets strewn with big buses, small vans and … Continue reading In Support of Community-Based Tourism?
So unknown are these mysterious waterfalls that even the locals have not named them. I was very impressed how the team at Myanmar Adventure Outfitters discovered them while exploring the Shan state, from train rides, riding around and some map apps. The two spectacular waterfalls are nicknamed Hidden Tiger Falls and Dark Horse Falls. Day … Continue reading Tripper’s Review #3 |The Hidden Falls of Shan State
Over the past 2 weeks, reports about the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar have flooded our newsfeed. The extent of the crisis is huge, with 300,000++ people fleeing Myanmar for safer grounds, where the likelihood of being burnt alive within their homes is dramatically lower. The Rohingya are an ethnic Muslim minority group living primarily in Myanmar’s … Continue reading Rohingya Community Workshop in KL
Lashio is the largest town of the northern Shan State, and a key gateway that connects Myanmar to China as it is at the Burmese end of the Burma Road. The beautiful Shan landscape that surrounds Lashio is home to a myriad group of ethnic tribes such as the Pa’O, Wa, Palaung, and Shan amongst others, who have … Continue reading Lashio Adventures with MAO // Myanmar
A pick-up truck rolls along a dirt path running through a crowded slum located in the industrial area of Hlaingthayar township. A group of children quickly gather around the back of the truck as it comes to a gentle halt. They wait patiently as volunteers sitting at the back dole out cups of freshly made … Continue reading Supersoy to the Rescue! Yangon // Myanmar