• A vast northern area including Kachin and much of Shan State
  • Kachin State is Myanmar’s northernmost state with a diverse and unique ecology
  • Trekking in Hsipaw, Lashio, Putao, and more
  • Myanmar’s largest body of water, Indawgyi Lake
  • Shan towns elevated high in the expansive and beautiful hill country


  • The wild mountains of Chin state and ancient capital of Mrauk U
  • A guide to the charming Chin hilltop towns
  • Mrauk U: remnants of an ancient kingdom
  • The tallest mountain in Chin State, Mount Victoria
  • Remote Sagaing towns near the two Indian border crossings


  • Myanmar’s second city and history-filled surroundings
  • The ancient capitals of Amarapura, Inwa, and Sagaing
  • Intricate teak monasteries, gilded pagodas, and religious pilgrimage
  • A hill retreat boasting extraordinary surroundings and botanical gardens
  • The enormous Mingun Pahtodawgyi and the world’s largest bell


  • The city of Bagan and it’s iconic valley of pagodas
  • A comprehensive guide to Bagan’s thousands of ancient temples and pagodas
  • Eating, drinking, and shopping in the towns of Bagan
  • An extinct volcano and the iconic Popa Taungkalat monastery
  • The quiet village of Kyauk Padaung neighboring Mount Popa

Inle Lake and trekking in Kalaw

  • Inle Lake and the entrancing Shan Plateau
  • A guide to the villages, temples and waterways of Inle
  • The quaint and comfortable hotels and restaurants of Nyaung Shwe
  • Myanmar's 'trekking mecca' of Kalaw
  • Pindaya's massive cave system hosting thousands of Buddhas

Central Myanmar, including Nay Pyi Taw

  • The Bamar heartland holds a number of historical and cultural wonders
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Sri Ksetra and the sleepy town of Pyay
  • Distant and distinct, Loikaw and Myanmar's smallest state, Kayah
  • Naypyidaw, the huge, weird and unwieldy capital of Myanmar
  • Bustling Taungoo and the charming hill station of Taundaung Gyi

Beaches on the Bay of Bengal

  • A very long stretch of palm-fringed, perfect white sand beaches
  • Ngwe Saung: sun, surf and seafood just west of Yangon
  • The premier beach resort of Ngapali Beach and it’s stunning coastline
  • Gwa's white sand beaches are off the beaten path and pristine
  • The spirited and lively atmosphere of Chaung Tha Beach

Southern Myanmar and the Irrawaddy Delta

  • From the Irrawaddy Delta to islands in the far south
  • Over 800 islands spread across the incredible Myeik Archipelago
  • Kawthaung, Myanmar’s most southern outpost and point of entry
  • The mountaintop pilgrimage of the Golden Rock at Mount Kyaiktiyo
  • The limestone mountains, idyllic paddy fields and hidden adventures of Hpa-An


  • Myanmar's largest city and former capital
  • A gateway for many visitors as well as a cultural and religious melting pot
  • Has the largest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia
  • Hosts Myanmar’s most famous religious monument, Shwedagon Pagoda
  • A bustling centre for shopping, eating, and urban exploring