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PHOTOS: Is This Myanmar's Next Great Hotel?

Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

Since Myanmar threw open its doors to international tourists several years ago, the Southeast Asian dictatorship has been a huge draw for travelers lo...

Among Myanmar's Forgotten People

Jessica Beaton | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel
Jessica Beaton

The ethnic Chin people -- the tribe whose older women still wear the traditional facial tattoos -- number approximately 1.5 million and are spread between Myanmar and neighbouring India.

PHOTOS: Getting Personal In Myanmar

Judith Fein | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

It has always been my belief that if you can communicate with locals in another country, you can have an authentic, personal experience no matter where you are. But Myanmar (Burma) was daunting. I couldn't read the script, couldn't comprehend one word of what people were saying and, when I opened my mouth, no one could understand me either. Then I made a connection.

Myanmar's Wild, Violent West

AP | By TODD PITMAN | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel

MRAUK-U, Myanmar -- It was dusk in a corner of Myanmar recently shaken by some of the bloodiest sectarian violence in a generation, and a dozen Canadi...

WATCH: Burma In 1957

Posted 08.10.2012 | Travel

A vintage educational film just uploaded to YouTube shows what life in Burma was like five years before the military coup that would result in the nat...

Myanmar Plans Second Airport To Facilitate Tourism Boom

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar called upon local and foreign investors Monday to fund construction of a second airport to serve the country's largest...

PHOTOS: 8 Reasons To Go To Myanmar Now

BootsnAll | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel

The reclusive country is ready for the spotlight.

PHOTOS: Tips For Visiting Myanmar Now

Simone Girner | Posted 06.01.2012 | Travel
Simone Girner

If things continue to change as fast as they have been, it will be different to visit even six months from now, let alone years when -- predictably, hopefully -- the sanctions will have been lifted and U.S. and European investors will have discovered this culturally rich place.