Off the beaten path in Burma: Lashio

Published on 09/06/2017 by Paul Depagneux

Over the weekend our Travel Experts based in Burma, Amandine, Bastien, and Paul, went on an adventure to discover one of Burma’s lesser known regions: Lashio.

Lashio and its surroundings are real El Dorado for lovers of natures, sports and authentic encounters. It is the largest city in northern Shan State, not far from the Chinese border and the Himalayas. Paul tells you about this wonderful experience.
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Top 5 Trekking routes in Burma

Published on 23/02/2016 by Brice Shanti Travel

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Burma is a majestic nation and an ideal destination for trekkers. You can have an easy trek on the countryside and discover the ethnic diversity or opt for challenging trek along the mountain peaks. All in all, Burma is a land full of possibilities.

Here, we are going to present the top 5 best trekking routes in Burma. One cannot simply decide the best one from these five as each of the routes offer a completely different experience, hence the below mentioned treks are listed by level of difficulty. Continue reading

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Explore the Paradise – Know about Things to do in Burma

Published on 11/02/2016 by Bastien Shanti Travel


Burma or Myanmar is now one of the hottest travel destinations in Southeast Asia, precisely because it has opened its doors to tourists only a few years back. And if you look at the list of things to do in Burma, a ride through the Irrawaddy River in an old steamer or having a cup of tea with the locals can top the list. It is the existence of the simple pleasures of life amidst modernization that makes Burma a cherished place for travellers. Places that were previously off-limits have now opened up. And you suddenly stumble into a country which have in many ways preserved the traditions of Asia.  Continue reading

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Best beaches in Asia to visit in 2016

Published on 29/12/2015 by Jeremy Shanti Travel


If you were looking for a best beaches in Asia for a sun kissed holidays than you have found the right blog. Asia have many tropical destinations and is home to some of world’s finest beaches. In here, we list down some of the best beaches in Asia to visit in 2016. Continue reading

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Between the warmth and wonders of Monywa

Published on 04/09/2015 by Thomas Shanti Travel

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Monywa is a small city located about a two hours’ drive to the west of Mandalay in Burma. Located in the heart of Burma, it is known as the hottest part of Burma. Yes, even hotter than Bagan, and yet so dry! I can reaffirm that it was indeed in Monywa that I felt the most sweltering heat, second only to the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Continue reading

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Far from the maddening crowd – Visit Hpa An in Myanmar

Published on 27/07/2015 by Brice Shanti Travel

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Hpa An is a authentic destination for those wishing to stay away from the tourist circuit in Burma. Far from buzzing cities like Mandalay, visit Hpa An for the quiet of a small country town. The place is surrounded by breath taking karst landscapes and is easily accessible from Mawlamyine. Continue reading

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The five most beautiful temples in Burma

Published on 22/06/2015 by Brice Shanti Travel

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Are you fond of ancient buildings and history and want to see the most beautiful temples in Burma? Let me take you on a journey to discover my favourite temples around this beautiful country. From Bagan to Yangon via Mrauk U, come and explore the temples that find their place among the top ranked historic places in Asia. Continue reading

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