Bagan is usually at the top of people’s Myanmar bucket list – all those pagodas scattered through the countryside is the image so often used to portray a visit to Myanmar. During the height of the Kingdom of Pagan, there were more than 10,000 temples, stupas and monasteries in an area of just 104 square […]
Thinking about travelling to Myanmar with kids? Our family trip to Myanmar was one of our favourite ever. We were blown away by this country!
Here we share all our top Myanmar travel planning tips, including our full Myanmar itinerary, things to do and places to stay to help you plan your own Myanmar family vacation.
When we were planning our trip to Myanmar with kids, I was told by several people not to bother visiting Yangon with kids. I am so pleased I didn’t listen to them! I loved exploring Yangon with kids. Sure, it doesn’t have any theme parks, or major family attractions, but it was a fascinating city […]
Our 10-day Myanmar family vacation was one of our favourite trips of 2016. Myanmar is such a fascinating country to visit and we found during our 10-day Myanmar itinerary we managed to fit in so many varying activities and enjoyed so many memorable experiences. From watching the sunset at the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, […]
Are you planning a trip to Yangon with kids and looking for a family friendly Yangon hotel to stay in? First things first, you are not going to find a hotel in Yangon that has a kids club or overtly family-focused facilities. However, if you are planning an adventure in Myanmar with kids, I’m assuming […]
Seeing hot air balloons drifting over the temples of Bagan at sunrise is one of the most iconic images of Myanmar. Being in one of those balloons is an experience not to be missed and is one of the absolute best things to do in Myanmar. Here we share our experience of our magical sunrise […]
Inle Lake is one of the most popular places to visit in Myanmar, and was one of our favourite destinations during our trip to Myanmar with kids. Inle Lake is an incredibly beautiful freshwater lake in Shan State, surrounded by mountains. We loved the charm of the wooden houses built on stilts where you can […]
From the moment the antique gong chimes to welcome you through the doors, you can see why the Belmond Governor’s Residence has the reputation of being Yangon’s most charming hotel. Located on a quiet backstreet in the leafy embassy district, this luxury family friendly hotel in Yangon is housed in a 1920s colonial style mansion, […]
The Shwedagon Pagoda was the absolute highlight of our day in Yangon with kids, and I would go as far as to recommend a day in Yangon just to be able to spend some time at this magnificent pagoda. This is Myanmar’s most sacred pagoda, and consequently one of the most important Buddhist temples in […]