Green column: Save plastic, drink beer

Save water, drink beer is not just a cheeky slogan for college dorm room posters, but strategy I’ve adopted when eating out in Yangon....

World Cup 2018: Watch live in Yangon

The FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off on June 14, with 32 national teams worldwide competing in a total of 64 matches played across...

Say Yes to Global Wellness Day

Some people say one day can change your life. Regardless of whether that's true or not, let’s celebrate on June 9 Global Wellness Day,...

Myanmar targets plastic waste in growing green movement

This year’s theme for World Environment Day is plastic pollution, a scourge on Myanmar that is more easily seen in its beaches, mountains and...

Starbucks in $6-million Myanmar investment

Social media was ablaze last week with the news Starbucks was coming to Yangon—the first Myanmar store of a US$6-million investment. The store will open...

SY Café at the Secretariat

A new café has opened near the eastern entrance to the Secretariat off Thein Phyu Road, giving visitors a taste of the historic colonial...

Guide: Where to celebrate Mother’s Day in Yangon

Surprise your mother with a special treat this Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13. Here’s a round-up of the best deals. All Around the World...

Sharky’s farm-to-table at Savoy Hotel

Ye Htut Win’s Sharky’s is a mainstay of Yangon fine cuisine and a lifeline for cheese-loving expats. His dedication to local ingredients and sustainability...

Sweet treats at The Moment Tea Room

In a quaint little brick building next to Kandawgyi Lake, The Moment Tea Room has quickly made itself at home since opening at the...

Escape the monsoon

Travel writer James Fable lists his favorite places to visit in Myanmar when the rains come. Photos by the writer. Although it’s searing outside, the...
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Fun things to do on monsoon holidays

Myanmar enjoys two public holidays this month: Martyr’s Day on Thursday, July 19 and the Full Moon Day of Waso— the beginning of ‘Buddhist...