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The lost world: Myanmar’s Mergui islands

The lost world: Myanmar’s Mergui islands By Sophy Roberts The 800 islands of Myanmar’s Mergui archipelago are rarely visited and almost completely undeveloped. Now, as the country opens up, they could become the next frontier for Asian tourism

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The 5 Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago

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The 5 Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago

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The 5 Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago

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The 5 Most Beautiful Beaches and Islands in Myanmar's Mergui Archipelago

Most people have not yet noticed that Myanmar has some of the most beautiful beaches and islands in all of Asia. Here's a list of some places you should know when you are planning your next trip to Myanmar. And you will have most of these spots all to yourself! 1. Kyun Phi Lar Sometimes also called Pilar, this is definitely our favourite island in Myanmar's beautiful Mergui Archipelago. The long white beaches stretch for kilometers without a footprint in the sand. We frequently se...

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The lost world: Myanmar’s Mergui islands

Moken woman - The "Sea Gypsies" of the Southern Myanmar Coast are quickly declining. They have fought to maintain as many of their traditions as possible, but life has changed and they've found it nearly impossible to survive off the land due to government regulations and heavy competition for fish.

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