Because Myanmar is still very backward, the phone and internet is a luxury commodity in Myanmar.
SIM Card: tourists can buy SIM GSM for 25 - 30 USD per one in the hotel or commercial center. You have to show your passport when buying SIM Card.
Internet: Some hotels provide internet, but for high price. You can check this service with the hotel reception. Not many internet café shops are built in Myanmar, only in the center of the city with high price. Besides, the Myanmar Government restricts and controls the use of internet as well as phone. You are not allowed to access some popular social networking such as Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Yahoo. Gmail and Google talk can be used but not regularly.
Public phone: travelers almost cannot find any public phone booth in the city. All phone calls abroad are controlled by the Government. Only when they agree, you can call to your home country and others.
The best time of year to visit Myanmar is during the cool season. There are three seasons in Myanmar: the hot season, the Monsoon season, and the cool season.
Myanmar is a Buddhism country and it is famous as the Golden Land. Otherwise, it is also called the Land of Pagodas. So when coming to Myanmar, tourists should know the behaviors both in public and...
Following is the list of Foreign Embassy in Myanmar and Myanmar Embassy in foreign countries. If foreign tourists find difficult when traveling in Myanmar, let's contact the Embassy in order to ask...
Myanmar's currency is the Kyat but the government has designed a monopoly currency to control the flow of the traveler's dollars better: the FEC, Foreign Exchange Certificates.
Almost the trips cannot be completed without buying some souvenirs for family and friends. Although Myanmar is not a luxury shopping heaven in the world, travelers can buy many interesting things in...
For many travelers, poor system of transportation in Myanmar sometimes makes them feel uncomfortable. The only way to travel around the country is plane which is quite expensive and complicated.