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Whatever Happened to the Carriages of the Burmese Kings?

When the British conquered Burma in 1885, thousands of precious art objects belonging to the kings and nobles of the Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885) went missing. Among these were a number of state...

Thwe Thwe Soe: Road to SEA Games 2019

Surfing was first introduced in 2015 at the Ngwe Saung Yacht Club & Resort where the Myanmar Wave Rider Cup was hosted with over 30 athletes from 10 countries participated. Since then,...

In Search of Myanmar: Travels through a Changing Land

In Search of Myanmar: Travels through a Changing Land, is based on the journeys the author, James Fable, made while writing for the travel section of Myanmore (see his articles here). The book...

Festival guide: August 2019

Here are the two famous festivals happening in Mandalay, Myanmar this month. Taung Pyone Festival Taung Pyone...

Café Maymyo: from Seed to Cup with Love

‘I love coffee and I love my hometown’ says Ye Naing, the founder of Cafe Maymyo. His face lights up when discussing anything related to coffee or to Pyin Oo Lwin and...
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Visa to Myanmar

Applying for visa is often a nightmare with queues in embassies and rude officials. Myanmar stands out. Since 2012, a number of positive changes have been implemented and as people often say,...

A guide to Yangon spicy food

Looking for ways to spice up your taste buds in Yangon? Here are some of the top restaurants serving some of the spiciest food.. Are you up for the challenge?

Ernest Hemingway in Rangoon

Ernest Hemingway is a name that conjures up images of Paris, Spain, Kenya or the Caribbean, but rarely Myanmar.The famous American author and pioneer of literary modernism did, however, travel to Burma...

Bagan listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Bagan, Myanmar was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Saturday by the UN at the Azerbaijani capital Baku, nearly after 3 decades that the complex of Buddhist temples was first...

Common Diseases in the Rainy Season and Preventive Measures

Dr. Htun Win Lin, a general practitioner at CBL Chemo Centre, reviews diseases common in the rainy season and how to prevent them beforehand to stay alert. Health experts...