Tips in Myanmar

  • You Need a Visa
  • Tourism is Booming, but the Tourism Infrastructure is Lacking
  • Hotels Are Expensive
  • Schedule Enough Time to Move Around
  • Wi-fi is Extremely Unreliable 
  • Have Plenty of Crisp US Dollars
  • Do Not Change Money in the Black Market
  • There are Plenty of ATMs Now, but Some Cards Still Don’t Work Well in all Banks
  • It Can Still be Done Cheaply
  • Men Wear “Skirts”
  • People Chew Betel Nuts as a Pastime
  • Know When to Go
  • The Country Still has Restricted Parts to Tourism 
  • Do Not Bring up Politics
  • Some of Your Money will Undoubtedly go to the Government
  • Cleanliness and (Common Sense) Safety are Thrown to the Back Seat 

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