Fascinating encounters across the spectrum allows you to delve deeper into this rare and splendid culture. Myanmar has a complicated and tragic past, and meeting the descendant of the last king makes for fascinating conversations covering power and influence, and the fall of former kingdoms. Then, from political shifts to pulling strings, meet with a traditional puppeteer to find out the secrets of this art form that’s very much still alive. You can also converse with royalty or meet traditional crafters — and even the former personal secretary to Aung San Suu Kyi — to piece together an authentic picture of Burma’s past, present and future.