Aythaya Wine Festival, Aythaya Vineyards, Taunggyi, Myanmar.

As I mentioned in my earlier post, I was lucky enough to be invited up to the beautiful Aythaya vineyards in Taunggyi, in Shan state, at the end of March for their first (hopefully annual) wine festival. The grounds of the vineyard were opened to the public from 10am-10pm with activities including grape crushing (something…

Bamboo Hut, Nyaung Shwe, Shan State, Myanmar.

I was lucky enough to be invited, along with a couple of work colleagues up to the Ayethaya vineyards in Shan State for their first annual wine festival, and so decided to head up the day before in order to relax and enjoy some delicious Shan food. My first (and only!) port of call for…

Mya Kan Tha, Myoma Kyaung Street, Yangon.

Mya Kan Thar is an unassuming looking Burmese restaurant that I would never have ventured into (I have driven past it literally hundreds of times without even realising it was a restaurant!!) without my lovely friends Kimmie & Hnin recommending it to me! We arrived for lunch at 12 sharp and the bustling restaurant was…

Xi Yang Yang, Nawaddy, Yangon.

I have been waxing lyrical about the joys of Xi Yang Yang in Sanchaung back in 2016, so you can imagine how delighted I was when they opened far closer to home, on Nawaddy (just across from Aung Minglar Shan Noodle, another favourite) at the end of last year. The premise is the same as…