Mick Fanning under the Northern Light

You should know upfront, this is not a guide to Myanmar. If you need general information for traveling in the country, head to Wikitravel and Travelfish: these websites are reliable and up to date. This article won’t even help you to reach the farthest and most reclusive areas of the country, as it focuses on the well known touristic areas of Yangon, Inle Lake, Mandalay and Bagan.

Red Bull Illume semifinalists revealed

Red Bull Illume is the world’s greatest international photography contest dedicated to action and adventure sports. It showcases the most creative and captivating photography on the planet as art and aims to bring the public closer to the world of action sports.

Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2016 will be the fourth edition of the contest after 2007, 2010 and 2013. A judging panel of 50 photo editors goes through thousands of entries and eventually selects 11 Category Winners and one Overall Winner, unveiled at the Red Bull Illume Winner Award Ceremony, which will be held on September 28th, 2016 in Chicago, USA.