Countries governed by military dictatorships are not generally renowned as prime holiday destinations, and Burma is no exception. Unless you’re o­n a pre-organized package tour, there is nothing easy or relaxing about traveling through Burma. Take, for example, o­ne of the most basic transactions necessary o­n arrival in a new country: changing money into the local currency. As there is no internationally recognized banking system in Burma, credit cards, ATM cards and traveler’s cheques are larg More