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Shan Noodle Guide: Hidden Gems

Now is the best season to enjoy Shan Noodles being our first choice. Feeling cold and wet yet, how about hungry? We know everyone loves Shan Noodles, who doesn’t!? Despite the well-known...
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Q&A: Ma Aye Thuzar Thant, co-founder of Burma Bistro

Myanmore sat down an interview with Ma Aye Thuzar Thant, co-founder of Burma Bistro about Yangon Heritage Trust: Best Adaptive Reuse Award and Myanmar Newcomer of the Year 2019 Award.

The Newsroom: Yangon’s little England pairs regional cuisines with European

The Newsroom Café and Deli, is the resident cafe, and delicatessen of The Yangon Excelsior.  It wasn’t apparent that a five-star hotel was hidden in the narrow Bo Soon...

The “Shoe Question” in Colonial Burma

Have you ever wondered why Myanmar is so strict about footwear in pagodas, temples and surrounding compounds, especially when its neighbors Thailand and Laos only require visitors to remove their shoes inside...

The Burmese Bookshelf

When it comes to books about Myanmar, we’ve all read the usual suspects; Burmese Days, Letters from Burma, The Glass Palace, In the Footsteps of George Orwell – the list goes on....

10 New Year Resolutions For Yangonites According to Baelachaung

Salty and spicy in equal measure, Baelachaung is the comedic meme creator you never knew you needed. From administering home truths about hipster ex-pats in Yaw Min Gyi to dressing down diva...

Culinary cultures

Ethnic food of Myanmar conjures up a cornucopia of flavors and traditions that are now becoming easier to try in Yangon thanks to people of the different states and regions establishing eateries in the...

Ethnic recipe: Sea bass and mango curry

From the herby fare of the north to the fresh and spicy seafood along the western coastline, Myanmar has an endless choice of tasty ethnic cuisine. To try your hand at cooking a Mon...

Remembering Thingyan Moe

In 1983 a film was shot in Mandalay that still resonates with the Myanmar public more than three decades after its release—in fact, it is replayed on TV almost repetitively this time of year. Thingyan...

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 to enter. For three days at the end of March the...