Entering Myanmar

Arriving in MandalayI arrived back in MDL yesterday after a 5-week-trip to Germany. No problems when I left Berlin on the 4. of July and entered Thailand the next day. But yesterday MAI (Myanmar Airways Int'l) asked for proof of vaccinations and an insura ...

More good news!

Hi friends, and here's even more good news from Myanmar: several airlines will resume their services to Myanmar next month! And it's not propaganda: I'm going to BKK next week with Thai Smile! I sincerely hope that the prices will be back to normal soo ...

My new website

Hello from Burma, A few months ago my new website www.oldburmahand.com went online. There you can find plenty of information about Myanmar/Burma. It goes way beyond what you can find in guidebooks etc. Owing to the fact that I’ve been living here for ...

Happy Thingyan!

Thingyan 2020 will definitely be remembered for a long time to come. For some (especially the elderly) it must have come as a blessing in disguise. No blaring music, no drunkards in the street. But it certainly was a big disappointment for the youngsters. ...