Now that Myanmar is becoming easier to visit, tourists are flocking to the country formerly known as Burma. If you go, here are five sites you have to see.
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Get that Mardi Gras feeling any time of year at one of these three museums honouring the annual festival of beads, parades and endless parties.
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Here are some of the best places in Alabama to eat an alligator—before one eats you. And yes, it does taste just like chicken.
Hot Springs is “America’s First Resort, ” dating back to the 1800s. Sandra Scott explores the historic spas and other sites that make this national park a must-see.
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At the Semmenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center, volunteers are helping to rehabilitate orangutans that have been injured or orphaned.
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Ever wanted to spend the night in a treehouse? Sandra Scott did it while she was in Kerala, India, and it was lovely–once she got over her fear of heights.
Once a hard-to-visit outcast, Myanmar is now one of the most sought-after destinations in Asia. Here are three reasons you’ll want to visit—and taste—this intriguing country.