Myanmar women drink even less than men. When they do drink, they prefer wine to beer. Locally produced wines are winning more market share in Myanmar.
Beer and wine do not have a long history in Myanmar culture, which becomes clear if you hear the words a Myanmar citizen would use for both beverages: beeyar and wine.
Meet Myanmar people, visit a monastery, market and farm and appreciate good eats that are both traditional and tasty. We have crafted this special Mandalay Markets and Fine Food Tour for your inner foodie.
Myanmar is opening up to the outside world and community-based tourism is a growing trend. Travelers can really make a difference by seeking opportunities to have friendly exchanges with the local population and use their tourism dollars to directly benefit CBT projects.
In the evening the aroma of burning incense welcomes visitors at the gate of Shwedagon Pagoda. The neighbourhood streets fill with people out for a stroll or to seek out Yangon’s growing nightlife scene.
For travelers who want to sample local snacks, Yangon’s 19th Street in Chinatown is the place to go. Street vendors are always nearby selling their snacks while locals and foreigners alike are washing them down with glasses of local Myanmar beer.
As Myanmar goes to the polls on November 8, ten people in its tourism sector pinpoint how the radical changes in the country since 2011 have affected them and what their hopes are for the future.
Some food trends around the world come and go, while some really stick around and become more then a trend. Take for example Thai food, a novelty up till only 20 years ago, yet so common in any town around the world nowadays. Other popular food trends have been the food trucks, healthy and organic […]
In this weekly series counting down to the Myanmar General Election on November 8, we hear the story of Ms. Tin Tin who can send her two sons to university because of her cooking school.
In this interview with Naut Kusters of Travelife we discuss the growing awareness and endorsement of sustainability practices by tour operators in Asia. Is it Europe teaching Asia to be sustainable or can Asian cultures teach European tour operators about sustainability?