The great historian and British Burma expert, J. S. Furnivall, once interpreted markets in Myanmar as places where all the individual ethnic groups of Myanmar “meet, but only in the market place, in buying and selling.” Indeed, local markets paint a picture of this multi-ethnic society that is Myanmar.
Located in the middle of Phnom Penh, the Pshar Thmey, known as the central or grand market in Khmer, is housed in a sprawling and beautifully restored art deco building built in 1937 by French architect Louis Chauchon
Inle Lake in eastern Myanmar’s Shan State is located in a valley, surrounded by mountains. hill tribe people, who dwell in the mountains
Local markets are absolutely an important part of the Lao experience. Although the authentic street markets are slowly disappearing and being replaced by modern supermarkets and shopping malls, they remain a pillar of the Southeast Asian culture.
To get to the Or Tor Kor Market we take the MRT Subway to Kampaeng Phet Station. It’s about a twenty-minute ride from the Sukhumvit Station at Asoke and opposite the famous Chatuchak weekend market. We visited lots of markets while in the city, the Klongtoey Market that is in a not so nice area, […]
Khiri Travel Myanmar would like to present a full-day culinary tour of Mandalay. There are no temples
Khiri Myanmar’s “Mandalay Markets & Fine Food” full day tour (0700-1500) gives you a nice day out enjoying the farming area around Mandalay