Basic Burmese Phrases
Most tourists in Myanmar get as far as hello and thankyou. It’s a good place to start but it’s not very hard to go a bit further, to put the basic bui...
Counting numbers in Myanmar (Burmese)
How to count in Burmese / Myanmar, a Lolo-Burmese language spoken in Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh in India.Burmese to English Number Words:T...
Getting Around Myanmar
In many cities like Hpa An it is possible to rent a motorbike and
embark on a do-it-yourself journey. This is usually fairly i...
What to wear in Myanmar - Clothing tips
Traveling in Myanmar is a very different experience than
traveling in other parts of Southeast Asia. The tourism infrastructure
is still f...
Business Hours in Myanmar
Myanmar time zoneThe time zone for all of Myanmar is UTC/GMT +6½ hours. Myanmar has no
daylight saving – the time remains the same throughout the ye...
Electricity in Myanmar
Electrical sockets (outlets) in Burma (Myanmar) usually supply
electricity at between 220 and 240 volts AC. If you're plugging in an
What to buy in Myanmar - Shopping tips
The Bogyoke Aung San Market is the most popular market and a
great tourist destination in Yangon. It is one of the precious colonial
Tipping in Myanmar
Tipping is not part of the culture in Myanmar.
However, by now they have had enough exposure to visitors who do tip
that some may have com...