Category: Yangon

Once a multicultural, cosmopolitan city under British, Yangon slowly declined during Myanmar’s self-imposed long absence from the international sphere. The city’s downtown area contains wondrous reminders of the colonial era but is modernizing fast. New bars, restaurants and fascinating galleries are thriving in the post-censorship era. What slight charm Yangon has lost in the country’s recent and sharp progress is more than made up for in the explosion of places to eat and drink.

Acacia Tea Salon in Yangon

3 Good Places to Enjoy Coffee in Yangon

Coffee-drinking-culture has been in Myanmar for such a long time. When the military regime was still in power, coffee used to be considered as a luxurious drink for the elite and foreigners. After the transformation of the nation, the widespread…

The Press Office Cafe - Great Place to Hang Out in Yangon

Press Office Cafe – The Great Place to Hang Out in Yangon

Nestled in the heart of the Yaw Min Gyi Ward, north of downtown Yangon, The Press Office Cafe offers an excellent space for one and all. Situated along Bo Yar Nyunt road, the cafe is one of top recommended coffee…

The ancient and top rated charming Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda Festival

Time: The fullmoon day of Tauaung (February to March) Location: Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon. Shwedagon Pagoda Festival, one of the significant festivals of Burmese, is held in Tauaung month-the last month in the Myanmar calendar, falls in February or March. Many…