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Myanmar Is Picking Up The Pieces After Earthquake Damaged Ancient Pagodas

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 08.25.2016 | Religion

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake killed three people and damaged at least 187 ancient Buddhist structures in Myanmar on Wednesday, striking the heart of the...

Bagan, Myanmar: A Mystical Place

Kimberly Cantor | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Kimberly Cantor

After a long, bumpy, semi freezing, ten hour overnight bus ride with JJ Express, we finally arrived in Bagan around 5am (it was still pitch black outside). Luckily, neither of us needed to hug the porcelain god along the way, which is always a positive, especially given there wasn't a bathroom on board.

Up up and away: 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the World

Priya Vin | Posted 05.05.2017 | Travel
Priya Vin

The experience of launching into the atmosphere, riding in a hot air balloon while enjoying the birds eye view of the world below is an experience lik...

The Myanmar Election and the Myitsone Dam

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.08.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The subterfuges of the military, religious "leaders," and others seeking to influence the election, stand in stark contrast to Zaw's story. His efforts recount a simple tale of a fight for environmental justice against exploitation, with the goal of protecting a national treasure -- the Irrawaddy River.

A Picture Postcard From Bagan, Myanmar

Alison Teal | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

In complete silence, we watched the sun set over a few dozen of the 2,200 temples built in the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries by the kings of Bagan -- before the Mongols and earthquakes destroyed many of them. Later we went to dinner in one of the dirt-floor restaurants in this one-street sleepy town.

My Burmese Inspiration

Chantal Adair | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Chantal Adair

Having spent many seasons photographing street style in cities like London, Milan, Paris & New York, part of me yearned to explore a place and a visua...

Incredible Bagan, Myanmar

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

Myanmar is strategically placed between India and China. Its name was changed from Burma to Myanmar in 1988. Myanmar is awaking from years under an ...

When Photography Becomes More Than Just Taking Pictures

Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D. | Posted 04.19.2015 | Arts
Stephen Wallace, M.D., J.D.

We wanted to take the best photograph ever taken in Myanmar. My guide, MM, and I were tired of the same stale images being photographed of his country over and over. We felt we could do something better and if not better at least more original. Of course we are as guilty as all the other photographers that took the same tried and true photographs, great images initially but ones that were starting to bore us.

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.

7 Amazing Sites You've Maybe Never Heard Before

William D. Chalmers | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Serving as the Event Director for over a decade of the annual world travel championship, the around the world travel adventure competition known as The Global Scavenger Hunt, I am regularly asked what my favorite spot in the world is?

Seven Spots in Southeast Asia You Absolutely Have to See to Believe

Lina Eroh | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Budget travel in Southeast Asia is some of the most luxurious out there, which means just a little bit of money gets you very far on the road to awesome.

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations

Cheapflights | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

The world is filled with must-see destinations we are told we need to tick off our ever-growing bucket lists. Behind these well-traveled hotspots are smaller, lesser-known attractions that are definitely worth your time.

Cambodia's Angkor Vs. Burma's Bagan: Which Should You Visit?

Lina Eroh | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

Where else in the world will you feel like you're in Legends of the Hidden Temple?

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

minube | Posted 09.05.2013 | Travel

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed.

Six Reasons You Should Chuck the Spa Vacation and Indulge in Exotic Myanmar (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.25.2013 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Whether you're a seasoned traveler looking for something new, or you just want a grand adventure, Myanmar (a/k/a Burma) should be high on your short list.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Must-Sees In Myanmar

Kensington Tours | Posted 07.30.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

Don't be surprised if monks and nuns share the same status as rock-stars and celebrities -- it is truly unlike any place you know!

PHOTOS: Portraits From Myanmar

Diya Luke | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Diya Luke

I left Myanmar will a camera full of images from the golden hued temples of Bagan, the tranquil floating villages of Inle Lake and the expansive Irrawaddy River. However, what is etched in my memory is Myanmar's people.

PHOTOS: Back In Time In Myanmar

Sam Gellman | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Sam Gellman

in Myanmar, villagers never ask for money to have their picture taken. This is especially noteworthy because the country is terribly poor.