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Information about Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) highway express buses

Like most countries in the world, highway buses form the most important part of public transportation in Myanmar. Most towns and cities in Myanmar can only be reached by land road. Even to major cities like Yangon and Mandalay, buses…

Internet Cafe in Myanmar

Like all other nations in South East Asia, people in Myanmar are also enjoying the internet access to the world. Internet has become part of the daily life of some of the Burmese living in the large cities. However, the…

Internet cafe in Hakha

The first time I traveled to Hakha was in 2004, December. It was cold, dark and wet. The city was constantly under blackout, and there was no internet connection. The next time I went there was in May 2005. The blackout was worse now, with no electricity for the whole city at all for the whole day. Internet was still unheard of for most people.

I traveled back to Hakha again in 2007. This time, things were changed. There was now one internet cafe opened in Hakha. The internet cafe was at Shine Store

Myanmar Currency Exchange Rate

As of 1 April 2012, Central Bank of Myanmar has officially float the kyat in the market. Currently, there is not much difference between the official rate and black market. Official rate now reflects the actual market rate. If you…

Telecommunication in Myanmar

Ever traveled to Myanmar (Burma)? Ever traveled outside of major tourist destinations in Myanmar? Ever tried to call home from Myanmar? Ever got the feeling of total cut off from the rest of the world? Ever experience frustration for not…

Domestic Air Travel Advice in Myanmar

There are now a number of domestic airlines operating in Myanmar. Although few in number and only fly to a handful of popular tourist destinations in Myanmar, they serve as a very convenient way of travel for tourists coming to…

New Prepaid GSM phone cards from Myanmar

I have already written about the easy availability of prepaid GSM phone cards in Myanmar in recent weeks. The prepaid phone cards were not available in Myanmar until a few weeks ago, although they are easily and cheaply available in…

Season’s Bakery in Yangon

If you want to buy good quality bread and cake in Yangon at a reasonable price, go no further than Season’s Bakery. Opened together with every City Mart supermarkets, the bakery has a wide selection of bread and cake. The…

A New Blogger Joins Today in Myanmar

Today, we are proud to announce our new member at Today in Myanmar. The blogger Thet Naing is the new member of “Today in Myanmar”. He will be writing about atricles and stories about Myanmar, Myanmar culture, Myanmar custom, Myanmar…