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,…

Burma Bistro, Merchants Road, Yangon.

My first visit to Burma Bistro was not what I would call a roaring success, although the restaurant was open, there were still building works ongoing and it seemed that they had hurried to open, when another week or two spent on finishing the restaurant, and staff training, would have done them the world of…