Destination: Yangon (Rangoon)
by Julia Ross | 06.09.09 | 4:31 PM ET
Is it me, or has it been a surreal few months for Americans in Asia? Guidebook writers and State Department travel monitors, take note: a few new travel “don’ts” have entered the lexicon. To recap, here’s what we know not to do next time we journey East.
by World Hum | 05.08.09 | 11:33 AM ET
Devotees crowd the Shwedagon Pagoda during the Kason watering festival in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
by Stephen Brookes | 09.09.08 | 12:58 PM ET
Travel to Myanmar has slowed to a trickle. But a decade ago, with great fanfare, the government launched a new tourism campaign. Stephen Brookes, then Rangoon bureau chief for Asia Times, remembers its bizarre launch ceremony.
by Adam Karlin | 02.04.08 | 11:34 AM ET
The dictators call it Myanmar. For the first time since they crushed the Saffron Revolution, Adam Karlin traveled to the country he calls Burma -- and home.
by Tom Downey | 11.21.05 | 11:41 PM ET
On his second visit in four years to the same Burmese pagoda, Tom Downey embraces his jet lag and revels in travel's power to reveal change
by Jeff Greenwald | 06.29.05 | 6:50 PM ET
Burma was once known as the "Golden Land" by Western adventurers. Not any longer. Under a tyrannical regime, the country's spiritual and de facto political leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, languishes in prison. For her 60th birthday, Jeff Greenwald has a gift idea.
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