Even though thousands of books these days have been digitized to make it more convenient for people in the digital era, some still prefer the feeling of flipping through pages, the smell of the books, or the fact that...
On Waso Full Moon Day, the Waso Robe Offering Ceremony marks the beginning of the three month Buddhist Lent in the month of Waso (June/July). This ceremony celebrates the Buddha’s Fish sermon, delivered forty-nine days after he attained nirvana. Traditionally,...
Traffic in Yangon becomes more congested day by day. Many decide to opt for online shopping to save time. Moreover, some may require to relocate from one place to another. Where it is just a small door-to-door delivery to...
Want to have a nice, relaxing and above all clean swim here in Yangon? The swimming pools that you’ve seen not quite up to par? Well look no further, here’s a list of some of the top swimming pools...
 On the 14th May 2017, comes the day of the Mother. The 14th of May is a day to show one’s appreciation and gratitude to the one who gave you life. But, hang on, what if you want to...
photo: Atlas Rooftop Bar Summer is only a step away. Before the cool breeze waves us a goodbye, let’s embrace the one last chill at these latest outdoor/rooftop bars in town.   The One Entertainment Rooftop Having secured as the winner of MYANMORE...
Exploring the diverse religions in downtown Yangon provides insight into the rich tapestry of cultures in Myanmar and unveils a side of the city rarely explored. These beautiful buildings reflect the mix of religions in this city. Yangon has...

Gem & Jewellery Guide

There are quite a lot of internationally well-known products of Myanmar. This week we will look at gems and jewellery. Myanmar has a good name for precious stones, mostly in such as jade, ruby and sapphire. In Yangon, people...
Although there are many different religious holidays celebrated in Myanmar, the official National Holidays are focused around historical dates of importance and Buddhist celebrations – Myanmar people of all religions love a festival. Note some dates are fixed and...

New Year’s Eve Guide

New year is the time for celebration and fun! At this time of the year, people usually send new year greetings and best wishes to family, friends and loved ones staying far or near through social media or voice...
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“The First Cat Café” in Yangon

Cat Cafés have been appearing all over the world, and finally cat lovers have no fear, Yangon’s first cat café is in town. Opened in...
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