Burma/Myanmar is firmly established on the tourist trail, which means getting from A to B is relatively easy. Be sure to set aside sufficient time to experience the numerous attractions this region offers.
If you are after things to do inside, you can't beat Burma/Myanmar's excellent craft workshops, history museums and art galleries. These are great spots to soak up some of the region's rich cultural tapestry and pick up a memento. A good way to truly understand a spot is by knowing about its history. Take a trip to the ruins while you are here.
Relax upon the region's waters and enjoy popular watersports such as scuba diving or swimming.
A way to experience the true soul of a place is by exploring the restaurants and cafés in the area. Try something off the menu and connect with the people who live in the area. Two of the region's typical ingredients are ngapi (fermented seafood) and a thoke (salads). Don't end your stay in this region without trying out tea leaf salad and also shan-style rice (fish rice). Halawa (sticky rice, butter and coconut) is perfect to finish any Burma/Myanmar meal. Taste a black tea, an non-alcoholic beverage of choice.
Sadly, vacations can't go on forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Bangkok, 160 miles (257 kilometers) to the east.