The new Awei Pila resort is located on Pila Island, surrounded by the pristine waters of the Andaman Sea, a two-hour speedboat ride from Myanmar's mainland.
Each year, we have the pleasure of recalling our travel experiences and singling out particularly memorable hotels. Here are our favorites from 2016.
Fourteen miles long and in most places only a few feet deep, Inle is famous for its exquisite scenery and for the colorful Intha people living above the water.
Andrew Harper shares travel photos and favorite trip experiences from a recent trip to Myanmar, featured in the April 2016 Hideaway Report.
The magnetic personality and personal courage of Aung San Suu Kyi are inseparable from the story of modern Myanmar.
Myanmar was isolated from the rest of the world for nearly half a century. When I first visited, tourists could obtain a visa for a maximum of 7 days.
Given Myanmar's poor transport infrastructure, one of the most pleasant and rewarding ways to see the country is aboard a luxury riverboat.
Myanmar has no fewer than 135 ethnic groups, grouped into eight "major national races." The Bamar account for about 70 percent of the total population.
Burma became Myanmar in 1989, and the name change has been controversial ever since. Aung San Suu Kyi continued to refer to her country as Burma.
Sometimes political change opens up an entirely new area of the world for travel. As is the case in with Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy.
In recent years, most Harper subscribers have journeyed through Myanmar aboard a [boat on the Ayeyarwady River
From Scandinavian cities to unspoiled South America refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2016.
Whether we are visiting our neighbors across the pond in London or spending our vacation days in a tented luxury camp in Africa, our staff stays in the know by
We had the opportunity to interview two longtime river guides with Belmond's river cruises in Myanmar. Read on for insights into the enchanting country.
Our General Manager shares photos of vividly-colored temples, joyful new friends, untainted sunsets and more after an enviable river cruise through Myanmar.
We spoke with Eddie Teh, general manager of the river cruises Belmond Road to Mandalay and Belmond Orcaella, about the many charms of Myanmar.
From classic European cities to unspoiled Himalayan refuges, Andrew Harper lists his picks for where you should travel in 2015.
The changes in Burma over the last five years have been nothing short of remarkable. In late 2007, its military junta was widel