Elephants For Education, Human and Hope Association, Cambodia.

Between 1975 and 1979 an estimated 2 million people were killed in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. The regime specifically targeted “intellectuals” and as a result Cambodia lost most of their educated population. Whilst education has come on in leaps and bounds over the past few years, 20% of the Cambodian population live beneath the…

House of Memories, Yangon.

Walking into House of Memories you could be forgiven for thinking you are walking into somebodies house as opposed to a restaurant, and you would be right! The restaurant is in Β fact housed inside the old family home of the late Wunna Kyaw Htin Mr. Dina Nath, Chairman of the Indian Independence Army for Burma…

The Secretariat Building, Yangon

The Secretariat (or Ministers Office) is without a doubt, one of my favourite buildings in Yangon. Built in the late 1800’s, it was home to the British administration of Burma and most notably, was where General Aung San (Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s father, considered the Founding father of modern Burma) was gunned down, along…

Rau Ram, Yay Kyaw Rd, Yangon

With Port Autonomy being one of my favourite restaurants in Yangon, you can only imagine how happy how I was to learn that the owners were opening a new restaurant, Rau Ram, just a couple of blocks from my new apartment. Styled as a Modern Asian Brasserie, your eyes are immediately drawn to the beautiful…