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A closer look at Myanmar’s nunneries

Susan Bailey spends a day visiting nunneries around Mandalay to gain an insight into the lives of Myanmar’s female monastics. Every day at 10.30am, rows...

Documenting Myanmar’s forgotten cinemas

The first films publically screened in Myanmar in the 1920s were black and white and silent films. Fast forward to the Myanmar of the...

Mogok celebrates 800 years

About 200 kilometers northeast of Mandalay is the valley of Mogok—renowned worldwide for its rubies and yet notoriously guarded, with only permit-holding foreigners allowed...

What’s in store for 2018?

Myanmar begins 2018 by celebrating 70 years of independence. Though the country has faced serious crisis in the previous year, buzz surrounding its major...

2018: A Look Ahead in Mandalay

Mandalay: 2017/18 2017 was a big year of change for Mandalay, from physical changes in the city’s landscapes to more subtle shifts in attitudes and...

Hana Yakiniku: Authentic Japanese Cuisine

Anyone who has been Japan knows that there is much more to the country’s cuisine than just sushi. There are regional specialties, seasonal dishes and...

SHWE WAA:Spreading The Spark of Creativity

In a city full of non-descript buildings, Shwe Waa is hard to miss. Its forest green...

MAHA CHAI: THAI PERFECTION

When Thai Thani closed its doors in early March, Mandalay lost one of its best Thai restaurants. Fortunately it was only temporary: the owners...

THE GARDEN CAFÉ: MINGUN’S RIVERSIDE OASIS

Despite being one of the Mandalay region’s most popular tourist sites, until recently Mingun has had a serious shortage of dining options. Most visitors...

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