The Myanmar local currency is called “Kyat” , and there are a wide range of denomination banknotes issued – K5000, K1000, K500, K200, K100, K50, K20, K10, K5 and K1. Another form of currency used in Myanmar is the “Foreign Exchange Certificate” (FEC), which is equivalent to USD. FEC denominations equivalent to $20, $10, $5… Read more »
Telephone services are available in almost everywhere in the major cities. Please be reminded that foreign mobile phones do not work within Myanmar.
Myanmar Standard Time is UTC ( GMT ) + 6.5 hours.
The period between November and February is the most spectacular time to travel around Myanmar – owing to least rain and, of course, heat. Daily temperature of around 35°C to 40°C conquers most places, except for some cool hill towns in the country side, during the months of March to May. Frequent shower of rain… Read more »