Top Spots for Instagram Photos in Myanmar

With centuries-old pagodas, rolling mountains, time-forgotten villages and breathtaking sunsets, Myanmar offers a timeless beauty that is crying out to be captured and shared with the world. As more regions in this once closed-off country open up, there are more chances than ever before to take unique and unusual images.

Here are our picks for the most compelling Instagram snaps that capture the essence of Myanmar:

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Top 10 Unique Wild Animals in Indonesia

From the world’s largest lizard to the world’s smallest buffalo, Indonesia is home to a myriad of fascinating wildlife. Many of Indonesia’s thousands of islands are still uninhabited and untouched by the outside world, making them the ideal breeding ground for rare and unusual wildlife – and a haven for animal lovers.

According to Conservation International, just 17 countries are considered “megadiverse”. This means that each possesses a vast number of different species – many found nowhere else. And Indonesia is one.


Komodo Dragon

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The mighty and ancient Komodo dragon is truly fearsome. Growing to a length of 3 metres and weighing up to 70 kilogrammes, they are the largest living lizards in the world. They live on just five Indonesian islands – Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang and Padar. Their toxic bites allow them to hunt and kill far bigger animals.
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6 Dream Honeymoon Destinations for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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The royal wedding is rapidly approaching! Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will tie the knot at Windsor Castle on May 19. The wedding will be a very public affair with millions of people watching from across the world.

The honeymoon location is still a secret though, and no doubt the royal couple will want to get as far away as possible from the lens of the paparazzi.

Here are our suggestions for an escape-from-it-all honeymoon that will appeal to the couple’s sense of adventure and fun:

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Hidden Treasures by Circular Train

Hop onto Yangon’s circular train and discover some of the city’s best kept secrets – a shattered glass factory and a serene leafy oasis.

From the colonial-style Yangon Railway Station, buy a circular train ticket to Hledan Station. As the train rumbles along the bumpy track look out onto the passing landscape and enjoy the commotion at each station as the food hawkers hop on and off. On arrival in Hledan, walk to the bustling local market to see the array of fresh vegetables, flowers and other produce on sale.

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Bali’s Most Active Volcano from the Air

  • Fly in an helicopter over the coastline and the Indian Ocean before turning inland to view the stunning emerald-green rice fields and continue to the volcanic crater of the active Batur Volcano and the surrounding mountains.
  • Enjoy the delicious food prepared by Belgian Chef in an sophisticated restaurant environment with an innovative menu that combines Indonesian, Asian and European flavors.

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Diving to Pemuteran Underwater Temple

Early morning set off Pemuteran, in the northwest of the island. This laid-back coastal village has become popular with visitors due to its waterfront resorts and the extreme natural beauty of the surrounding area – both inland and at sea. It is also home to the largest artificial biorock reef project, a marine conversation effort that is not only extremely effective but is also creating unusual and beautiful underwater art.

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Hanoi Street Eats and Market Visit

Visit the bustling Chau Long market located just off of Truc Bach Lake. Enjoy the walk through the narrow and busy passages with a crowd of vendors’ stores displaying all sorts of colourful groceries and foodstuffs. There is a good deal of chances for great photos with vibrant colors from a vegetable shop or a butcher’s store. If you are keen to see some exotic stuff, you will find a corner with kicking frogs, eels, silkworms and so forth and so on.

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