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Top Travel News Stories of 2012: Myanmar travel

David Kukin

Myanmar Got Travelers Buzzing

President Obama made a historic visit to Myanmar in November 2012, a striking boost for the nation formerly known as Burma, which is transitioning into democracy after years of repressive military rule. The Southeast Asian country has become the latest get-there-first destination for adventurous travelers: Intrepid Travel introduced trips to Burma in 2012 in response to demand, and the nation is poised to upgrade its airport and add more hotels in 2013.

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