Green column: Preserving paradise

As we sail away from Kawthaung pier, my phone signal disappearing, a lively discussion about compostable toilets takes place on board. Among the guests heading toward Boulder Bay Eco-resort are


Not many island groups in Southeast Asia are untouched by tourism but Myanmar has one that is almost unexploited: the Mergui islands In the Andaman Sea, north of Thailand’s Surin

Myanmar’s eco-resorts open up Asia’s new tourism frontier

Myeik Archipelago’s pristine beaches brace for rising tide of day trippers (BEN DUNANT, Contributing writer) KAWTHAUNG, Myanmar — A few hours boat ride from the port of Kawthaung, a school

Are tropical islands in Myanmar Asia’s last untouched paradise?

Lack of infrastructure has protected the Myeik Archipelago in the Andaman Sea from the ravages of tourism, but for how much longer? Picture 800 or so islands surrounded by beaches

Protecting paradise by Victoria Milko

NOT LONG after leaving the bustling jetty at Kawthaung, Myanmar’s southernmost city, the traveler will find themselves surrounded by the hundreds of islands that make up the Myeik Archipelago; some

MERGUI l’archipel oublié

Ranong, 7h du matin. Après un freinage brusque suivi de quelques fortes secousses, l’ATR 72 de Nok Air qui assure la liaison quotidienne avec Bangkok s’immobilise sur le tarmac du

Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar (Burma): The ultimate island escape?

By Keith Lyons – Jan 2, 2018 @ The Travel Magazine Pictures of the world’s most beautiful beaches never show the tourist hordes which now crowd their sandy shores. But what

MESMERIZING MERGUI by Keith Lyons LIFE Phuket News

Myanmar’s Mergui Archipelago is a step back in time to a peacful island existence. There is an insider’s secret whispered by long-term Phuket residents about the Andaman Sea’s best pristine

Last of the lost paradise islands

IT IS one of the last parts of Asia to see the sunset, it has some of the finest white-sand beaches in the world and its coral reefs are teeming

By MYANMORE – December 4, 2017 By Keith Lyons In Myanmar’s deep south, the remote 800 or so islands of the Mergui Archipelago have remained inccessible, hidden, and mysterious. But