Five Ways to Keep Kids Entertained in Yangon

Yangon may not seem like the kind of place that has plenty of activities to keep kids busy over the holidays and weekends, but in fact there’s plenty going on. Read on to discover...

Wine Link: Not your usual wine bar

An international wine cellar to accompany fuss-free, affordable and simply good food.  For some, the words “wine bar” may conjure images of candle-lit banquettes, sommeliers dressed in velvet and eye-wateringly expensive menus. But upon stepping...

The Pegu Club Re-Opens Its Doors

Yangonites will be delighted to hear that they may soon be sampling a Pegu Club cocktail in the very place it was conceived; The Pegu Club itself. Originally built in the 1880s for British military...

6 of the Best Rooftop Bars in Yangon

The Penthouse Located on 8th floor of Park Side One building in Sanchaung, The Penthouse is another well-known spot to view the city. With its Mediterranean menu and the recent addition of a Campari Bar...

Breakfast of champions

A guide to the best new breakfasts and brunches in Yangon Burma Bistro Anyone who wants to sample Myanmar breakfast cuisine, but doesn’t quite feel up to an early morning mohinga, should make their way to...

Singapore Festival 2018: The Best of Singapore Comes to Bogalay Zay Street

From 30th November until 2nd December, Bogalay Zay Street will become a microcosm of the best that Singapore has to offer. Welcoming the third Singapore Festival, which started in 2016, the idea behind the...

Q&A: Tourism for peace U Thet Lwin Toh

As a founding member of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association and the current Chairman, U Thet Lwin Toh has seen many changes to the tourism industry over the years. He first started a...

Myanmar Car of the Year Awards: The Results

Wednesday 7th November saw the winners of the Myanmar Car of the Year (MCOTY) Awards revealed at Pullman Yangon Centrepoint. The 15 award categories included the likes of Compact Sedan of the Year, Luxury...

The Taunggyi Fire Balloon Festival: A Beginner’s Guide

Get the low-down on this exciting pyrotechnic display in Taunggyi  When is it: 16th - 22nd November 2018 What is it: To celebrate the Tazaungmon full moon, which signals the end of the rainy season, thousands descend on...
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