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11 Tips for Myanmar Cruises

by Kristen Boatright | March 28, 2016

11. Be ready for friendly faces.

The people of Myanmar are some of the most genuinely kind and friendly people you'll meet. After decades of oppression, they're eager for visitors to experience their country. While one of the world's longest running civil wars continues between the government and minority groups near some border regions, the areas that tourists will travel in are safe with very little crime. Locals are welcoming and quick with a smile. Learn a few words and say hello — or “mingalarbar!”

Kristen Boatright

Kristen Boatright is the New York City-based senior video editor of ShermansCruise.com.

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