Yangon is known as the foodie capital of Myanmar, and with good reason. Street food is abundant, and some of the best in the world. Top-notch restaurants are appearing everywhere in the city as people are flocking to the former Burmese capital.
In Mandalay, you come closest to the real Myanmar of old. The second largest city of Myanmar, with a population of 700,000, here lies the cultural heart of Myanmar where the most refined arts, traditions of dance, music and drama live on.
Kyaing Tong is a relatively remote, yet beautifully authentic town in eastern Myanmar. There are a few small lakes that make this city charming and give it a relaxed vibe.
Inle Lake is a stunning, large, fresh water lake in central Myanmar that welcomes worldly tourists. From boat tours and hot air balloon rides, to simply exploring the laid-back nearby village of Nyaungshwe, there is something for everyone to do or see here.
Bagan very well might be one of the best archeological cities in the world. On par with Machu Picchu or Angkor Wat in terms of architectural impressiveness, Bagan has yet to be tarnished by the same number of people, making it a must visit for any traveler looking for relatively off-the-beaten-path exploration.