Archive for the 'Money & costs' Category

Oct 28 2013

Should you book in advance for high season travel in Burma (Myanmar)?

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Keep dreamin...

We’ll keep this post short and to the point: if you’re on the “greatest hits” loop in Burma (Myanmar) ie Yangon -> Bagan -> Mandalay -> Inle Lake -> Yangon, and are travelling between November and February, then the answer to the question of whether you should book in advance for high season travel is … read the full post

Jun 19 2013

ATMs in Burma (Myanmar)

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Common sights at ATMs around Myanmar

Expats and backpackers exhaled a collective sigh of relief in February 2013 when we all spotted the first Visa ATMs being placed around Yangon. Would this be the end of having to carefully look after our US dollar notes in order to be able to exchange them for kyat? The first time we exchanged dollars, … read the full post