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Book accommodations early -- Myanmar's hotel room shortage is expected to last 5-10 years
With more than 1,000 miles of coastline, the country has some of Asia's best beaches
Newfound press freedom has led to explosion in newspaper popularity
Bring crisp, new cash -- old, dirty and creased bills are often rejected by money changers
How do Burmese punks keep their mohawks standing tall?
Why does cash in Myanmar need to be kept clean?
What does making a kissing sound in a Yangon restaurant get you?
As recently as a year ago, few people would have cared about the answers to any of these questions.
But newfound political freedom has brought a surge in tourism to the once isolated country, making Myanmar a 2013 traveler’s hot spot, and a place worth getting up to speed on.