Best Places For Breakfast & Brunch in Yangon.

Finding a good quality Western breakfast outside of a large hotel is still pretty tricky here in Yangon, and to be honest the local breakfasts are just so delicious you will wonder what you ever saw in eggs on toast anyway! That said, I have tried to put together a list that suits all budgets…

Shan Yoe Yar Restaurant, Yangon.

Styled as one of Yangons’ fancier Myanmar restaurants and housed in a newly renovated traditional teak house, don’t let the “fine dining” tag put you off, in reality this just means you get to sit inside in an air-conditioned room, on chairs instead of plastic stools and wine and cocktails are available as well as…

Where The Land & Water End, Wolfgang Laib at the Secretariat, Yangon

This past weekend I went to the Secretariat to see the ground breaking art exhibit “Where the Land & Water End” by German conceptual artist Wolfgang Laib. I say groundbreaking, not to refer to the art installations, stunning though they are, rather the fact that this is the first time that permission has been granted…

800 Bowls, Mahabandoola & 48th St, Yangon

Regular readers of the blog will by now be familiar with my Xiao Long Bao obsession and until now, my go-to XLB place in Yangon has been Xi Yang Yang but the arrival of 800 Bowls, a Xiao Long Bao, La Mian Noodle restaurant just a few blocks from my house last November meant XLB…