Myanmar New Year traditional Festival Thingyan

Myanmar Festival Guide From October to April

The full moon of Thadingyut – which falls this year in October – marks the end of Buddhist Lent, and begins a succession of pagoda and full moon festivals that run almost right through to April. This is when the…

Daily Life of Myanmar people

Tanintharyi Region: Great Southern Land in Myanmar

Thom as Kean Myanmar’s southern Tanintharyi Region conjures images of wild mountain passes, picture-perfect beaches, isolated settlements and untouched islands. For the most part this is accurate – it is indeed a region of stunning natural beauty – but decades…

Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort in Bagan

Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort at Bagan

Nestled on the bank of the majestic Ayevarwady River, Bagan Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort offers peace and tranquility in the heart of ancient Bagan. With 76 rooms spread across acres of gardens, you’ll never feel like you’re hemmed in by other…

Padonmar - Yangon's culinary jewel

Padonmar – Yangon’s Culinary Jewel

Offering high-quality Myanmar cuisine so it appeals to all guests, both local and foreign, is fraught with danger. Change it too much and it becomes inauthentic; stick too close to the traditional and you run the risk of making it…

What to eat in Mandalay

What To Eat in Mandalay, Myanmar

It was once said that you went to Mandalay for sagar – good conversation – and to Mawlyamyine for asar – good food. Today though, if you tell somebody you are going to Mandalay, you’ll invariably hear in response: “Mandalay!…

Myanmar State Carrier Plans Return to Regional Skies

Myanmar State Carrier Plans Return to Regional Skies

Myanmar Airways is on the verge of taking to international destinations once again, two decades after turning inward to focus on the domestic market. The airline is expanding, adding planes to serve both its domestic routes and its planned regional expansion,…

Myanmar Zodiac - Birth Day Horoscope

Myanmar Zodiac – Birthday Horoscope

Those born on 1st, 10th, 19th and 28th of any month Expect obstacles from every direction. Emotional upsets, obstacles and problems will arise because of your excessive goodwill, extremely kind heart and kind nature towards others. Family and social welfare…

Chiang Mai Songkran Festival

From Chiang Mai, Thailand to Myanmar

Chiang Mai is the land of beauty, warm hospitality and good manners; the land of fascinating, mist-shrouded mountains’ and fertile valleys; the land of religion with over 1, 100 Buddhist temples; and the land of Thai arts and handicrafts. More…

National Kandawgyi Gardens - Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay

Pyin Oo Lwin – Into the Shan Hills, Away from the Bustle

Travellers have been leaving behind the bustle of lowland Myanmar and journeying up the scenic mountain road to calm Pyin Oo Lwin, a former colonial-era hill station, for more than 100 years. Its moderate temperatures first drew British colonial officials…