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
Monywa (pronounced mown-ywa) is not a city I thought would ever be on my ‘must go’ list. I hadn’t heard anything about it except that my pronunciation of the name is terrible. But when my friend and I committed to a Christmas trip to northern Chin State and I realized the bus to Kalay (the neaRead More
Maha Bandoola Park, named after a commander-in-chief of the Royal Burmese Armed Forces, is located at the focal point of downtown Yangon among a crowd of some of Yangon’s most beautiful and significant architecture. The park itself has long been the site of social gatherings, festivals and performRead More
There is a tendency in Myanmar to “enhance” natural landscapes by building pagodas on picturesque hilltops and establishing ramshackle shops where weary travellers can refresh themselves with snacks and energy drinks.
Moeyingyi Wetland Wildlife Sanctuary is one of those rare places