It’s Friday night in Yangon, and you want to go on a bar hop. So what if the city shuts down at 11 p.m.? Is a little curfew going to kill your fun? No way.
All it takes is a little planning and a little viceful creativity. Since I have neither of these qualities, so I called on Frenchman Jean
Indie music in Myanmar has yet to really take off, but that hasn’t stopped local talent The Peacist from trying, and gaining a growing following. The band, which will release its debut album this month, played its most recent gig at the Yangon Yangon Rooftop bar. The small acoustic concRead More
Inle is one of Myanmar’s most historical sites and has much to offer: a vast lake stretching more than 13 miles, a wildlife sanctuary and pottery village. But there’s not much in the way of nightlife to let loose after a hard day’s exploring.Nevertheless, when I visited the lake last monthRead More
In a brightly lit bar with pop songs oozing from the speakers, Karl Ross and James Leatham- the brains behind Yangon’s fledgling underground electronic music scene- sip tea and water explaining their latest ventures in Yangon’s underground electronic music scene.Their movement, RUMOURS, held a cRead More