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The ancient hairstyle of Set Set Yo

A village near Bagan known for keeping alive a millenia-old hairstyle is battling climate change and food shortages. By Brittney Tun. Photos by Ye Myat Tun of YMT Productions. Set Set Yo village, about an...

An alternative Bagan

Brittney Tun visits craftsmen living around Myanmar’s famous ancient city. Photos by Ye Myat Tun, YMT Productions. Having been to Bagan several times, I was curious to see the daily lives of local craftsmen and...

Welcome to Ogre Island

With a new bridge linking Mawlamyine to Bilu Kyun, James Fable compares the old tour to the new possibility of independently exploring the island. Photos by the writer. Across the Thanlwin River from Mawlamyine lies...

Wild swimming in Mon State

Dominic Horner forgoes the main attraction of Kyaiktiyo to visit the area’s popular waterfall. Photos by the writer. It’s fair to say that when most people go to Kyaiktiyo their primary motivation is to visit...

What’s in store for 2018?

Myanmar begins 2018 by celebrating 70 years of independence. Though the country has faced serious crisis in the previous year, buzz surrounding its major sectors continues, its commercial hub Yangon walks into the new...


Toast & Melt review: Good ingredients but left me wanting

Toast & Melt opened a few weeks ago on Bo Yar Nyunt Street and serves a variety of reasonably-priced toasted sandwiches. The casual little...

Chinese New Year 2018 Guide