Seeing Myanmar


Should one visit Myanmar? Yes. It is a beautiful country with lovely and friendly but desperately poor people who badly need the tourist dollar. How difficult is travel in Myanmar? Entry formalities are relatively uncomplicated and independent travel is possible. There are good local travel agents who can book hotels and arrange transport. There is…

Yangon to Colombo with Malaysia Airways


Today I took the morning flight from Yangon in Myanmar to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airways. There was no problem with the flight itself but the service in economy class left a lot to be desired. The stewards were glum faced and unhelpful and the lunch served was one of the worst, no choice inflight meals…