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How we celebrate Christmas in Myanmar

In December all over the world people celebrate Christmas, but each country celebrates different. Lets have a closer look how Myanmar is celebrating Christmas 2021, and what is different this year from the year before.

Mergui Archipelago - Great Beauty Beyond Words

The beauty of the islands around the Mergui Archipelago is beyond words. There are over 800 spotted islands scattered across the blue sea along the Taninthayi coastline in the Andaman Sea, all stunning, tropical beauties surrounding by sea alive with wonderful varieties of flora and fauna and beautiful underwater scenes of marine life. Each of the island have interesting and amazing things to explore and to discover. People who loves nature beauty are here at the right place.

South East Asia Dreams wins TWO Business Awards 2020

APAC Insider Magazine Announces the South East Asia Business Awards 2020 Winners. South East Asia Dreams wins TWO Business Awards 2020.

Sustainable tourism in southern Myanmar

NEW DAWN FOR SMALL-SCALE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN SOUTHERN MYANMAR A tiny village in the backwaters of southern Myanmar is cleaning up its act and laying out the welcome mat, as Keith Lyons finds during a visit to a remote settlement sharing an estuary with Thailand.

Festivals around Myanmar

There is a saying that Myanmar celebrates a festival every month. Fortunately our guests there are, even more, spread across the whole country throughout the year. This affords visitors a wonderful opportunity to gain firsthand insight into the living culture of Myanmar. You can calculate the exact dates of the festivals according to the Myanmar lunar calendar. Please check with us for details. Festivals around Myanmar are like country fairs, while nat (spirit) ceremonies are accompanied by plenty of music, dancing, and eating.

How to cross the Border from Ranong / Thailand to Kawtrhaung / Myanmar?

How do you get to Mergui Archipelago? To cross the border in Ranong/Thailand to Kawthaung in Myanmar is quite easy and a great start into your Mergui Archipelago adventure. You must cross the border river which separating the two countries. For those who try to make this way by themselves we did a step by step guideline how to do and what you need.

Myanmar’s National Day

The origins of Myanmar’s National Day goes back to the independence struggle against the British in colonial times, with reformers keen to see a National Day that would mark the peoples’ own self-interests – rather than those of a foreign power.

Kawthaung Area - Mergui Archipelago

The Tanintharyi Region is an administrative region of Myanmar and covers the long narrow southern part of the country on the Kra Isthmus. Important cities include Myeik (Mergui) and Kawthaung - Mergui Archipelago.

Explore Myanmar's Holidays and Festivals

Myanmar's Holidays and Festivals. The Myanmar calendar subscribes to both the solar and lunar months, thus requiring an intercalary 30-day 13th month every second or third year. Therefore, the full moon days may change from one month to another in the usual calendar. The exact dates of some of the holidays as well as the festivals are calculated according to the Myanmar lunar calendar, so the below details can change from year to year.

Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar – Dive Sites

North of the Thai border in the Andaman Sea, lie the largely undisturbed waters of Myanmar. Explore with us the Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar – Dive Sites.