Tag: myanmar

Should we boycott Myanmar?

In tourism brochure clichés, Myanmar is often referred to as the last jewel of Asia. After fifty years of isolation under military rule, the newly […]

To Choose or not to Choose: That is the Question – for Myanmar

The low sonorous murmurs of Buddhist prayer rising above the sea of twinkling golden stupas becomes distant and distorted, as the startling bright lights of […]

The ‘Humans of’ revolution: what in the world do Sydney and Naypyidaw have in common?

Monsoon subeditor Oliver Friedmann interviews Olivia Cable and reflects on his experiences with Humans of Sydney. Sydney and Naypyidaw are vastly different places. One is […]

Photos and Reflections From the Thai/Myanmar Border

Monsoon subeditor Oliver Friedmann reflects on his experience on the Thai/Myanmar border. The Thai–Myanmar borderlands are vibrant, dynamic and often confusing. The people who are attracted […]