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Food and drink: Hummingbird (Yangon)

**Please note that all of Tour Mandalay’s restaurant reviews are carried out undercover and are therefore 100% unbiased. We only feature the best, thus helping to ensure you make the most out of your time in Myanmar.** Recently, Tour Mandalay got the chance to eat at Hummingbird (Yangon), a newly opened Latin American restaurant on […]


Tour Mandalay recommends: Hantha Gardens (Bago)

Located close enough to Bago for it to be convenient, yet far enough away to completely escape the hustle and bustle, Hantha Gardens is hands down the best accommodation option in Bago. From the moment you pull up in the car, you’re immediately wowed by Hantha Garden’s natural setting. Surrounded green fields, a gold course and […]


Myanmar in Focus: Hpa-an

For this month’s edition of Myanmar in Focus, Tour Mandalay are pleased to feature Hpa-an, a bustling market town located approximately five hours south east of Yangon by car. Regardless of whether you’re planning to drive straight there, or stop off at Kyaiktiyo to view the magnificent Golden Rock, a stop at the dried fish stalls […]


Tour Mandalay recommends: Hpa-an Lodge (Hpa-an)

Located at the foot of the domineering Zwegabin Mountain, Hpa-an Lodge is far enough away from the town centre for it to be quiet, but close enough for it to be convenient. All of the wooden chalets look out onto Zwegabin Mountain, with the rooms towards the back boasting the best views. The interior decoration is […]


Food and Drink: STOP PRESS, Port Autonomy has reopened!

For those of you that didn’t get the chance to read Tour Mandalay’s previous review, the Port Autonomy team opened up their first ‘pop-up’ restaurant in November last year (2014). As a result of rental complications, the dream at Lanthit Jetty was short lived and the restaurant was forced to close its doors early in February. If you […]


Myanmar in Focus: Ngwe Saung

Recently Tour Mandalay inspected Ngwe Saung, a relatively undeveloped beach destination, located approximately 5-6 hours from Yangon by car (it is possible to make it in less, but this will very much depend on traffic and fog conditions). Here is a selection of photographs, which we think help to show off some of Ngwe Saung’s […]

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