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How safe is travel in Myanmar and should we support it with our tourist dollars?

By Emily / 25 January 2018

“Should we continue to tour in Myanmar in light of the recent civil unrest?” This is the question that we at Stray have been wrestling with ever since the news broke last year of the escalating humanitarian crisis unfolding against the Rohingya people along the remote western coastal border of Myanmar.

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The Most Important Info You Need to Know about Customs and Etiquette in Myanmar

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) / 15 December 2016

“Different countries, different customs.” Before travelling in a new country it is always good to familiarise yourself with the local customs and etiquette. What we consider normal behaviour at home isn’t always perceived in the same fashion outside our borders.

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10 Things you didn’t know about Myanmar

By Emily / 3 October 2016

You probably know that watching the sunrise over the temples is Bagan is a ‘must-do’ and that you can’t miss visiting Inle Lake. You may even know that a lot of the architecture is British Colonial style, but did you know these things?

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar Now, Before the Crowds Arrive

By Emily / 12 December 2014

Places like Myanmar (Burma) are hard to find: long cut off from tourism, with English signs a rarity and traditional dress still the norm, even an average day here can feel like off-the-beaten-track travel.

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