Yangon After Sunset

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.

Local Snacks and Street Life in Yangon

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.

Myanmar Food – the next worldwide trend for foodies?

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 […]

Myanmar Elected: Ms. Tin Tin

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.