TELL US ABOUT YOU AND WHAT BRINGS YOU TO YANGON I was originally from Bourges, France and developed my culinary skill in Paris. I’ve worked in many prestigious Parisian gastronomic restaurants such as Le Fouquet’s and La Bourgogne in Uruguay....

FLAMINGO BAR

FLAMINGO BAR Let’s rejoice, party people. There’s a new kid in town. WHAT IT IS Londoner Rick Hein has now taken Flamingo Bar under his wing.  A veteran DJ, event organizer and club owner, he’s given the club an edgy, warehouse feel...
Just a train and truck ride away, awaits the glowing golden rock and wonderful country hospitality. The Golden Rock is a key religious site in Myanmar. According to devout Buddhists, the golden boulder is held in place on the...
I will not lie. I was nervous. There were dodgy looking men hanging around outside in groups when we arrived at Flamingo Bar. Music was blaring from inside. The concert had already started. There’s a long queue at the...

MOJO CAFE AND LOUNGE

Across the road from Savoy Hotel at Inya Road is Mojo, now under new management. Jean, one of the partners of this industrial chic restaurant and bar saw that when he arrived here there wasn't a place that he...

Delta Dawn: Pathein

Almost close enough for a long day trip, or better as an overnight trip from Yangon, the quaint river town of Pathein (ပုသိမ်မြို့) offers visitors an engaging experience with history and tradition, and the chance to meet heartland Myanmar. Most...

28th Street

It’s 8.30am and the sun is just rising above the taller buildings. The cool of the early morning is gently being swept away. At the bottom of 28th and Merchant Street the Indian drivers and workers wait with their...
The Tazaungdaing Balloon Festival, located in the southern Shan state town of Taunggyi, is one of Myanmar’s more explosive annual events. The festival takes place over 8 days leading up to the full moon day of the Tazaungmone lunar...
Here are some places you can donate to if you or your friends and colleagues wish: Plan International http://plan-international.org/what-you-can-do/emergency-appeals/philippines-typhoon-appeal   World Vision http://www.worldvision.org.ph   World Food Programme https://www.wfp.org/donate/typhoon   Catholic Relief Services  http://crs.org/countries/philippines   Save the Children http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.6150549/   UNICEF http://www.unicef.org/philippines/

It’s Karma Yoga Week!!

Notice from Yoga in Yangon: All the profits from my classes this week will be donated to the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to support their efforts in the Philippines, so that the Yoga in Yangon community will be making a unified...
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