A local music band who have been rocking out for the last thirteen years introduced its second album and performed to their fans in the garden of Institute Francais de Birmanie at 8 pm on January 12th last. The performance grounds were almost packed out with over one thousand young to middle-aged muRead More
In the past few years, Myanmar witnessed a tourism surge under the new administration which was elected in 2015. In 2016, almost 2.9 million tourists visited Myanmar leading the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism to make an estimation that this number would reach 3.5 million in 2017.
At dawn, we packed our things and check the cars before continuing on the last day of our trip. The officials from Thaphanseik Dam prepared breakfast for us at the same spot where we ate dinner the previous night. The breakfast was fried rice, fried gourd, chickpea curry and tomato-ngapRead More
Breakfast talks at the monastery
It was the eighth waxing moon day of the Tabodwe lunar calendar, and the Sabbath day at Kawwidaryone Monastery. Elderly people were seen at the monastery as early as 6am. They brought curries for the monks from home. The curries they brought f