Twenty (old and new) reasons to visit intriguing Myanmar.
An intriguing place in the process of renewal and rapid modernisation.
It's hard to stay dry when Myanmar celebrates its New Year.
Blessings abound in villages along Myanmar's Irrawaddy River.
In Myanmar, becoming a novice monk is the biggest day in a boy's life, one filled with colour and spectacle.
Myanmar's appeal seeps slowly into your consciousness, fuelled by the warmth of its people.
'I'm in with a shot as long as I promise to uphold my end of the bargain.'
If you can brave monkeys and 777 steps, then the climb to Mount Popa's golden-spired monastery provides the oddest cultural experience in Myanmar.
In Yangon, monks still outnumber mobiles and ATMs. Stop by unique tea shops in crumbling colonial buildings and sample its unfairly maligned cuisine. Explore staggering temples in the saturated hills of Mandalay to Bagan's awesome, often mist-shrouded and atmospheric plain. Otherwise, watch fisherman paddle across serene Inle Lake, sunset crossings over U Bein bridge, or laze on a spectacularly empty beach.