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World Tourism Day: Making the Most of International Experiences

By |2018-10-11T14:54:42+00:00September 27th, 2017|Africa, Asia, Austin, Australia, Brazil, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Canada, Central America, China, Cross-Cultural, Cuba, Culture, Czech Republic, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, global competency, Gracious Living, Gulf City, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Middle East, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Philippines, South America, South Korea, Thailand, Travel, Travel Etiquette, Traveling Etiquette, United States, US Observances|

With so many destinations offering diverse cultural experiences, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for making the most of international trips. Nevertheless, ensuring that you travel with an open mind and a desire to grow is the most important part of any itinerary. In honor of World Tourism Day on September 27, enjoy these four tips to maximize your cultural immersion and create lifelong memories.

Mysterious Myanmar’s 69th Independence Day: 4 Fascinating Facts

By |2018-10-11T14:55:00+00:00January 1st, 2017|Burma, Cross-Cultural, Myanmar|

These four insights give us a glimpse into Myanmar’s vibrant culture and their path towards independence. As Myanmar moves towards a new era of democracy, progress, and peace, the Burmese celebrate January 4th as a landmark moment in their country’s rich history.

Guest Blog Post by Kristen Eggers – Hope for Sustainable Fishing and Long-Lasting Relationships in Myanmar

By |2018-10-11T14:55:15+00:00June 26th, 2015|Burma, Guest Blog Posts, Myanmar, Relationship Building|

Today, I am thrilled to welcome as a new guest blogger, my brilliant colleague, Aquatic Biologist and Research Specialist, Ms. Kristen Eggers, who was indispensable to the success of Access to Asia. In all honesty, if someone had asked me a year ago to point out the country of Myanmar on a map, I would [...]

Myanmar/Burma & ASEAN, Part II

By |2018-10-11T14:55:17+00:00January 13th, 2015|Burma, International Travel Tips, Myanmar|

The global consulting firm McKinsey calls Myanmar “one of the few remaining largely untapped markets in the world.” But for those of us who simply love mysterious Myanmar (formerly Burma) for being one of the most fascinating nations worldwide, it is “the land of the pagodas.” The past year was significant for Myanmar as the [...]

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Myanmar/Burma & The French Connection, Part I

By |2018-10-11T14:55:17+00:00January 5th, 2015|Burma, France, International Travel Tips, Myanmar|

One of the most surprising things I discovered on my recent trip to Myanmar (formerly Burma) was the depth of the country’s association with the French. A quick dip into the history books showed that this relationship has been in existence since the early 18th century. It was only the pressing nature of the French [...]

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