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TODAY'S TRAVEL

Dazzled and drenched
WATER FESTIVAL

Dazzled and drenched

Where to get wet and wild in Southeast Asia as the region welcomes a new solar year

Lost in the very sameness
CHECK IN

Lost in the very sameness

A stay at the luxury Kempinski Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw serves to underline the bland remoteness of Myanmar's capital

Rites of passage
AROUND THAILAND

Rites of passage

The traditional novice ordination sees the boys dressed in ornate costumes and wearing turbans covered with flowers and facial make-up.