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Expat living in Myanmar

Expat live in Yangon

From the progenitive pagoda temples that tell stories of magnificence, to the spectacular mountain ranges and green rice paddy fields, there are uncountable things available to explore in Myanmar. Moderately moving to modernization, since just a few years ago, prices of services have gone up slightly. Nevertheless, Myanmar is still considered as an inexpensive place for expatriates thinking about their relocation in South East Asia. Tours Indochina Myanmar

Expat live in Yangon

Expat live in Yangon – source: jessicamudditt.com

Sharing borders with five different countries including: Laos and Thailand in the east, Bangladesh in the south-east and India and China in the north, Myanmar is such a popular destination of expats. Making up most of its west and south frontiers are the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, which represents that up to a third of its area has a constant coastline.

Although having one of the lowest population densities among other Asian countries with some 51 million people living in the country, Myanmar owns more than 130 recognized ethnic groups, which creates a multicultural center diversified in its national traditions, food delicacies, and different languages. Although Theravada Buddhism is the most practiced religion in Myanmar, Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, Hindus, and people of other religions still coexist in peace throughout the country.

Daily life of locals in Myanmar

Daily life of locals in Myanmar – source: roughguides.com

When moving to the capital city Naypydaw as well as other famous cities like Yangon or Mandalay, expats will find themselves warmly greeted in this country that is also considered as the Golden Land – a really hidden gem. Myanmar travel packages

Being a tropical monsoon type, Myanmar’s climate is divided into three different seasons. Running from May to late October, the wet period is characterized by thunderstorms, heavy rain and humidity. Spanning from November to February, the cool and dry season has average temperature of 70-80°F (21-27°C) so if you are planning your trip to Myanmar, it is the best time to go.

During the months of March to April, the weather is dry but somewhat unpleasant, particularly for those are not accustomed with high temperatures, which can even reach 110°F (43°C). If you still hope to visit Myanmar during these months, choose the Highland areas as your stop, because at a higher altitude, temperatures are a bit cooler.

Monsoon season is the best time to go to Myanmar

Monsoon season is the best time to go to Myanmar – source: luxurymyanmarrivercruises.com

Going by plane is thought to be the easiest way to get to Myanmar. Because there are no direct flights from Europe or America, first, travelers have to transfer to Seoul, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, or other cities in other Asian countries to get to Myanmar. Some of the many airlines providing regular flights to the two international airports of the country including Yangon International and Mandalay are: Asian Wings Airways, Air Asia, and Myanmar Airways International.

It is also possible to get access to the country by land, although it is not a very practical selection, particularly for expatriate moving to Myanmar. It is also impossible to travel by boat.

From the progenitive pagoda temples that tell stories of magnificence, to the spectacular mountain ranges and green rice paddy fields, there are uncountable things available to explore in Myanmar. Moderately moving to modernization, since just a few years ago, prices of services have gone up slightly. Nevertheless, Myanmar is still considered as an inexpensive place for expatriates thinking about their relocation in South East Asia.

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