Articles tagged with: burma-myanmar
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Myanmar (Burma) has been hit by 6.8-magnitude quake, destroying homes, schools and roads and leaving 12 people dead and over 100 injured.
The culture, heritage and inspiring scenery of Myanmar (Burma) continues to draw visitors to South East Asia.
Holidays to Burma are becoming increasingly popular – leading to an influx of visitors that is overwhelming local hotels, airlines and tour companies.
Explore – an adventure tour operator – has relaunched tours of Burma after a 16-year absence from the nation, as part of a pro-democracy boycott.
As Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is jailed for breaching the conditions of her house arrest, <i>Travelbite's Kathy Brownlie</i> reports on what it's like to travel in this beautiful but oppressed country.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for Burma following Cyclone Nargis, which caused devastation in the country on May 2nd and 3rd.
With Burmese authorities and aid agencies struggling to cope with the aftermath of tropical cyclone Nargis, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for the south-east Asian country.
Travellers are being warned against all but essential travel to Burma due to the demonstrations and clashes taking place in the country.
Travellers who wish to visit Burma are being warned to avoid the protests against the government currently sweeping the country.
Travel to Burma's border areas is no longer being advised against in a relaxation of travel advice to the country.