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How Innovative Startups are Tackling the Mekong’s Tourism Problems

What does it take to solve the Mekong Region’s tourism problems? As the Mekong Tourism Forum shows, a little technology… and a whole lot of heart.

Myanmar bus station in Yangon

Myanmar Bus Travel: Fun, Cheap and Surprisingly Safe

Low-cost, surprisingly fast and rather fun (if you know what to expect), Myanmar bus travel is an essential travel experience through this former hermit kingdom

Floating market, Vietnam

This June, Tourism Forum Casts Spotlight on Mekong Travel

Six nations bordering the mighty Mekong River talk tourism at the 2018 Mekong Tourism Forum – what’s on the agenda at this one-week event?

Walking around the Tuesday corner, Shwedagon

Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar on (Bare) Foot

Wherever you are in Yangon, you can look towards Singuttara Hill (where Shwedagon Pagoda stands) and see its golden spire reaching for the Myanmar sky

Thahara Pindaya's common room

Thahara Pindaya: A Myanmar Bed & Breakfast Far From the Tourist Trail

The Thahara Pindaya feels like the perfect accompaniment to a stay at the Shan hill country of Pindaya in Myanmar: a cozy home with few pretensions and plenty of heart