Nay Pyi Taw:

Nay Pyi Taw – the new capital of Myanmar

3 December 2017 | Places

The Lonely Planet Myanmar guide suggests that ‘it can feel soulless – Canberra meets Brasilia with a peculiar Orwellian twist.’ I’ve not been to Brasilia, but that’s very unfair to Canberra. Compared to Nay Pyi Taw the bush capital of Australia is compact, crowded, ea...

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Airlines & Airports in Burma

23 March 2010 | Transport

There are good airports, bad airports and plain silly airports. Mandalay International Airport in Burma certainly qualifies in the third category. Mandalay used to have a handy little airport close to the town. Today it’s a 45km drive south to reach Mandalay Internati...

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