Hpa An

You can normally set your clock by Yangon’s seasons. The calendar year begins with the onset of hot season, which gradually builds in intensity...

District and Circle – the Yangon Circular Line

After almost a year living in Yangon and having ticked off most things there are to see and do, I’d resisted the temptation of...

Ngapali Beach

The plane to Ngapali Beach pretty much lands on the beach itself, so maybe think twice about going if you’re a nervous flyer. From...

Getting wet in Myanmar during Thingyan

Thingyan is the Myanmar New Year, the highlight of which for many is often the famous Water Festival that will sweep through Myanmar like...

Temples of the World

Long before the country opened up, the world was privy to images of the Myanmar of old. Perhaps some of the most iconic of...

What is Chinlone?

The Game If you have spent any time in Myanmar, you would probably have seen the usual looking combination of sport and dance known locally...

MYANMAR’S RAILWAY – CONNECTING A NATION ( Part One of Two)

The state owned Myanmar Railways (MR) first came into being in 1896, when the British consolidated and combined all previous private railway construction and...

Yangon rental prices

Yangon real estate agents report that the condominium rental market is very strong at the beginning of the year. This could be due to...

Weekend Escape to Bangkok

The prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine didn’t recently adjudge Bangkok as being the best city in the world without good reason. While Bangkok is big, fast...

My Myanmar Trip

This is what happens when I have a 6-hour layover. I wrote down all of my insider-information from traveling around Myanmar and figured it...
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