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…

Pansuriya, Bogalayzay Street, Yangon.

Another of my favourite Yangon finds is Pansuriya on Bogalayzay street in downtown. This little cafe doubles as an art and photography space and the walls are covered in unique historical photographs of Yangon & its inhabitants from days gone by, as well as artwork by local artists. The menu has probably the largest selection of…