Last August, Yangon’s first dedicated jazz bar opened its doors with a bash of the symbol and a roar of the saxophone. Located on lower Bo Myat Tun Street, this music bar is one of a few in the city that carries a theme that really works. It’s a pleasingly unpretentious and comfortable place wheRead More
Pyinsa Rasa, the new artist collective organising a series of events at the historic Secretariat in downtown Yangon, is currently holding an exhibition called Let Sin Kan Chin honouring the history of the Myanmar film industry. The organisers have created a museum-style exhibition which hiRead More
Having grown up around cameras – his father U Tin Yu being the pioneer of colour feature films in Myanmar – Zaw Min Yu acquired a passion and skill for photography at a young age. Now a professional photographer for the last 40 years, his talent has earned him clients around the globe in the fieRead More
The mystery of a lake lying high in the Shan hills, the
enigma of fishermen who balance on one leg and row with the other, the allure
of the peace and tranquility of the floating gardens – Inle Lake is place that
keeps calling us back. Here are eight reasons to love Inle Lake.