Where To Eat in Yangon During Thingyan 2018.

Myanmar traditionally celebrates their New Year or “Thingyan” in April, a celebration usually heralded by the arrival of the years first rains, a welcome relief from the scorching heat we are experiencing currently. Thingyan is celebrated with a country wide 5 day public holiday and it is common for many restaurants and bars to close…

A Sunday Staycation at Hotel G, Yawmingyi, Yangon.

One of Yangon’s newest hotels, Hotel G opened to much fanfare last August, and after recommending it to several friends who came to visit me in Yangon, I was looking forward to having the chance to stay there myself! Located on the corner of Yawmingyi & Alan Pya street, Hotel G is perfectly located for…

Burmese Photographers Exhibition, The Secretariat, Yangon.

If you are in Yangon between now and March 11th, make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Secretariat for the Burmese Photographers exhibition from Lukas Birk & The Goethe Institute. Lukas Birk, the founder of the Myanmar Photo Archives, has collected some 10,000 photographs, taken by both professional and amateur local photographers,…