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      Myeik Archipelago

      Yangon Division Mar 16, 2015 at 9:00 AM

      Looking for some help!
      I want to Scuba dive on the Myeik Archipelago, however my wife does not dive or like to travel by boat so a liveaboard trip is out of the question!
      Is it possible to book day dives from Myeik ?
      I have 10 days to travel Yangon,Mawlamyine, Dawei and Myeik, would rather not fly all suggestions will be gratefully accepted!
      Assuming of course Day dives are possible!

      1 Answer Mar 23, 2015 at 2:41 AM
    • Shwedagon Pagoda refurbishment.

      Rangoon Feb 25, 2015 at 10:42 AM

      We will be in Yangon on March 16th and wondered if the refurb of the Swedagon Pagoda will be completed by then?
      Thanks.

      3 Answers Feb 26, 2015 at 6:16 AM
    • Buying a marble Buddha statue in Yangon

      Rangoon Feb 24, 2015 at 9:35 AM

      Where to buy a marble Buddha statue (1m tall) in Yangon and have it shipped to USA? I will travel to Yangon Mar 8/2015 and looking to buy Buddha statues. Thanks.
      -Dennis

      3 Answers Feb 25, 2015 at 6:55 PM
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      Is commuting around possible?

      Rangoon Feb 5, 2015 at 12:13 AM

      This would be my first time to personally experience Burma/Myanmar. It will be in August 2015 and probably shared with friends (hopefully). I plan to spend 2 full days in each major city, from Yangon to Bato to Mandalay and the Old Bagan. What are the recommendable transport to take to cross these cities without sacrificing the fun tours? What could be the best things to do and see in each destination points? I would love to hear your endorsements.

       

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2015 at 4:42 PM
    • Reliability of Asiatravel booking engine

      Rangoon Nov 8, 2014 at 12:41 AM

      Has anyone used Asiatravel booking engine to book hotels in S E Asia, particularly Yangon in Myanmar?

      6 Answers Nov 13, 2014 at 6:41 PM
    • some questions for preparing my next trip

      Rangoon Oct 31, 2014 at 4:05 PM

      Hi to all of you who live in Burma! I am going to visit this wonderful country end of january 2015. Would be great if you can support me by answering some questions.

      Do I need guestroom reservations or will I find a room easily?
      Is it possible to get tickets for the bus / train just one day before I continue my trip?

      What is better to bring with - USD or EUR?
      Can I withdraw money at ATM (maestro)?
      Are prepaid SIM cars available for tourists?
      Which are the little goodies (except money) that people in Burma like ?

      Maybe you also have some hints about
      - traffic and road conditions for motorcycles at Mandalay and north
      - visiting a project of social work
      - living like a buddhist monk (one day should be enough!)
      - experiencing the life of burmese farmer, lawer, teacher, ... or whatever

      Thank you so much for giving me an idea about the current siutation and all your ideas for a pleasant stay.

      8 Answers Jan 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    • English level?

      Rangoon Jul 1, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      What is the general level of European languages there? For example, can I use English or French widely? I guess not. Is the English level like Thailand maybe?

      6 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 3:46 AM
    • Water festival

      Rangoon Mar 26, 2014 at 4:43 AM

      Is it okay to travel to Burma during the water festival? Will all the shop be closed??

      2 Answers Mar 29, 2014 at 1:10 PM
    • Budget hotels

      Rangoon Mar 5, 2014 at 9:28 PM

      Hi
      I am travelling for2 nights to Yangon at end april first time.
      which is good place to stay and budget hotels. what are
      sigh seeings in city areas.
      Any info on visa on arrival for Indian passport holders.

      Thanks .

      6 Answers May 3, 2014 at 12:15 AM
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      Car Rental + Driver in Yangon

      Rangoon Mar 5, 2014 at 2:33 AM

      Hello Guys,
      Am looking for a local car rental with driver in Yangon. I can easily find some of them in web, but mostly it's a big company which offer daily car hire with quite a high prices. So am wondering, do you guys know how much is the reasonable rate there? Any recommended local driver?
      Cheers, Stendy

      4 Answers Apr 23, 2015 at 2:59 PM
    • How can I hire a cab in Bagan, Myanmar for two full days.

      Rangoon Nov 28, 2013 at 8:48 PM

      How can I hire a cab in Bagan, Myanmar for two full days.

      5 Answers Dec 22, 2013 at 5:59 PM
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      Good and Clean Guest House

      Rangoon Oct 5, 2013 at 2:05 AM

      After I booked the airfare and found out that the accomodation in Yangon is expensive by international standard. Do you know any clean and nice guesthouse or hotel in Yangon price between US$30 - US$50.

      Thanks

      6 Answers Oct 21, 2013 at 7:49 PM
    • land very late in Yangon and hotel recommendation

      Rangoon Aug 18, 2013 at 9:25 PM

      I will be landing very late are 1200 midnight , is there any public transport to central at that time? how to get the information.
      I will stay there for 3 nights, will only stay in Yangon for seeing the city, any good hotels with fair price and easily accessible for recommendations? thanks.

      6 Answers Dec 8, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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      Is Yangon always flooding when it rains?

      Rangoon Aug 2, 2013 at 7:03 AM

      Hi, Yangon VT,

      I plan to be in Yangon on 6 August to 8 August. Is Yangon always flooding when it rains? Please advise.

      Chyan

      4 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 2:52 AM
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      Bagan in a day?

      Yangon Division Jun 27, 2013 at 3:13 AM

      checked Air Mandalay and Air Bagan, flights leave Yangon at 630am and land an hour after. can we cover Bagan in say 9-4pm and rush back to Yangon same day at 5:25pm?
      Pagodas weve seen much throughout Asia, interesting differences should only be a handful. And not really into buddhist temples etc

      appreciate your feedbacks!

      12 Answers Jun 29, 2013 at 2:05 AM
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      Proposed 6 days 5 nights Trip

      Rangoon Jun 5, 2013 at 6:07 PM

      My wife and me plan to visit Yangon, Myanmar end October for 6D5N, any recommendation on Tour Agent/Operator and/or places to visit and/or hotel? Thanks

      23 Answers Nov 29, 2013 at 6:14 AM
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      Solo Travel

      Rangoon Apr 9, 2013 at 5:20 AM

      Looking to visit Burma in September/October 2013, will collect visa from Embassy in Bangkok, but do not wish to travel as part of an organised party. I am struggling to get infomation about transport when travelling "solo" or even if this is possible................would be very grateful for any help or ideas

      7 Answers May 17, 2013 at 4:16 AM
    • how safe

      Rangoon Apr 9, 2013 at 2:06 AM

      I'm planning to spend a week in Yangon In May. I'm an Australian citizen born in Australia with parents from middle eatern country. My question is : is it safe for a person of middle eastern/ Indian extraction to be in Yangon? Especially with the unrest in some part of Myanmar. I have travelled extensively In Asia and I've never had any problems. Thanks Patrick

      7 Answers Apr 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM
    • engagement rings

      Rangoon Mar 24, 2013 at 12:39 AM

      where should I buy an engagement ring? are there locally made rings made of white gold with diamonds? thanks fellow travellers

      10 Answers Mar 25, 2013 at 7:05 PM
    • Question title

      Rangoon Mar 24, 2013 at 12:38 AM

      where should I buy an engagement ring? are there locally made rings made of white gold with diamonds? thanks fellow travellers

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2013 at 3:16 AM
    • Delicious Food

      Rangoon Jan 6, 2013 at 5:47 PM

      What are the delicious myanmar Food ?
      How did myanmar girl wear clothes ?
      Have their mind friendly?
      what are the interesting place in yangon and around myanmar?

      8 Answers Feb 13, 2013 at 1:09 AM
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      Any recommendations for a Japanese speaking tour guide in Yangon?

      Yangon Division Dec 25, 2012 at 10:56 PM

      Dear All,

      Hello there! I will be making a trip down to Yangon from Jan. 7th till 13th 2013.

      Is there any recommendations for a Japanese speaking tour guide & preferably with his or her own transport?

      My purpose of the trip is to visit Japan car importers or car showrooms in Yangon. The more the merrier....

      I can converse in English but my directors can't....

      Jan. 7th to 10th - Myself. English speaking guide will be fine.
      Jan. 11th 13th - My directors & myself. Requires Japanese speaking guide.

      Your enlightenments will be greatly appricated!

      1 Answer Dec 26, 2012 at 12:13 AM
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      Can anybody suggest a 4D/3N itinerary in Myanmar?

      Rangoon Dec 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM

      Hi,

      Will be going to Myanmar end of January. Basically arriving 8am on Thursday and leaving early morning of Sunday. So I guess that's just 3d/3n. I would really like to visit Bagan and Mt Popa but they seem to be too far and the plane ride quite expensive. Any suggestions on a good itinerary? I really don't want to rush from one place to another. More like savor the ones I get to see :)

      Thanks in advance!

      Liza

      12 Answers Jan 3, 2013 at 9:50 AM
    • Pazundaung Town Cemetery (Rangoon Town Cemetery)

      Rangoon Oct 30, 2012 at 2:29 PM

      We'll be in Rangoon soon and wonder if anyone has been to this cemetery or knows where it is located? I'm not 100% sure if this is the right name for it still, but know it was a Christian cemetery and is not one of the war cemeteries. I've found Pazundaung on the map but it looks quite a large area and I don't know how easy it would be just to wander around the area. Thanks.

      8 Answers Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 PM
    • War Graves

      Rangoon Apr 18, 2012 at 7:42 AM

      We need to visit the Taukkyan war cemetery North of Yangon. Can we get a bus or taxi from the city. I know it's about 20 miles. What are the opening times etc ?
      Thankyou.

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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      Where to find clean, new, unused US Dollar notes in Singapore for travelling in Yangon?

      Yangon Division Nov 8, 2011 at 6:39 AM

      Does anyone know where to find new, unused US Dollar notes in Singapore for travelling in Yangon? I have been to the money exchangers in Changi Airport and downtown and they do not keep stock of clean and unused US Dollar notes. All the notes are used and dated from the year 2006 and before 2006.

      It appears that all Myanmar hosteliers and hoteliers require clean and unused US Dollar notes. In such a way, how can tourists travel in Myanmar with ease?

      Chyan

      10 Answers Nov 21, 2011 at 7:02 AM
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      Obtaining a Myanmar entry visa

      Rangoon Nov 1, 2011 at 3:25 PM

      i understand now that obtaining a Myanmar entry visa requires not only a presentation of passport with six months validity from the date of travel, three passport photos but also the traveller's namecard. Is it true all travellers must show the Embassy their namecards? What will happen to travellers that have no namecards? And i understand Myanmar has restrictions to the kind of travellers that are trying to enter Yangon. Writers, publishers and any kind of journalists are not allowed to enter Yangon. So what other professionals are prohibited entry to Yangon?

      Chyan

      9 Answers Jan 25, 2012 at 6:55 AM
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      How much does it cost to travel to Yangon Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church?

      Rangoon Oct 30, 2011 at 6:06 AM

      Does anyone in Yangon know how much it costs to travel to Yangon Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church from Winner Inn Myanmar? i hear that it is 2 km from Shwedagon and it costs maximum 200 plus Dollars to travel by taxi to the church. Is it true? The church is located in Dagon Township, Yangon.

      Your clarification is much appreciated.

      4 Answers Jan 25, 2012 at 7:00 AM
    • Searching for a Church in Scott Market

      Rangoon Oct 13, 2011 at 4:44 AM

      My husband's Grandparents got married in Church of India Burma (CIB) on Scott market. We are wondering if that Church exists till date...??? Would love to see some photos of that Church if its still there...

      Thank You.

      4 Answers Jan 14, 2014 at 5:48 AM
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      Just arrived...

      Rangoon Oct 6, 2011 at 9:12 AM

      Hi there! I'm just arrived in Yangon, and since I'm going to work here for the next year I'll take all the suggestions you can give me.
      But first of all: Who is in town and wants to grab a beer?..

      cheers

      Leo

      5 Answers Oct 20, 2011 at 9:49 PM