How safe is travel in Myanmar and should we support it with our tourist dollars?

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“Should we continue to tour in Myanmar in light of the recent civil unrest?” This is the question that we at Stray have been wrestling with ever since the news broke last year of the escalating humanitarian crisis unfolding against the Rohingya people along the remote western coastal border of Myanmar. We know Myanmar as […]

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from August

You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in August – and boy, it was hard to pick just 5!         So […]

Top 5 Inspirational Instagram Pics from July

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You’re out there having incredible instagram-worthy experiences everyday and we love it when you share them with us so we thought we’d share them with the world! Here’s our pick of the top 5 inspirational instagram pictures tagged #strayasia in July.         So there you have it – 5 of the best […]

How to get your Tourist eVisa for Myanmar (Burma)

Adventurous travellers and backpackers are now able to see a whole new side of Southeast Asia, a side with no western shops or restaurant chains, a country considered “exotic, genuine and off the beaten track.” With the United States lifting trade sanctions, major corporations such as GE, Mastercard and PepsiCo have recently started investing in […]