Getting a Reasonable Lunch (< US$5) in Yangon’s Western Restaurant

Located at the meeting point between the delicate aromatic flavours of China and Thailand and the intense fiery aromas of India, Myanmar’s cuisine reflects the diversity of the nation itself. Yangon is a cosmopolitan metropolis, home to some six million inhabitants and an ever-expanding expatriate community. Theoretically it should have a culinary scene to rival […]

Prospect for women in changing Myanmar

Myanmar has undergone huge changes in recent years in an attempt to open the country’s doors to foreign investment and catch up with the increasingly modernised world. Looking at the largest city, Yangon, it is obvious that modernisation is creeping into the country, with multinationals including Mercedes, Chevrolet and Hilton entering the market, with many […]