Yangon’s friendly shark and his secrets to cuisine success

For 16 years, Sharky’s has satisfied Yangonite’s cravings for delectable cheeses, breads, gelato and cured meats, to name but a few of its luxurious offerings. During the decades Myanmar spent as an isolated, pariah state under international sanctions, such items would have been virtually unobtainable. However few would have complained: Myanmar’s population happily consumes more […]

Expat Experiences in Yangon: The Wild, Wild East

Following an exodus of foreigners following independence,in recent years Yangon’s ever expanding expatriate community has ballooned from a figure barely in the hundreds, to the tens of thousands. Their stories and experiences of a once great city trying to re-establish itself provide a remarkable insight into a nation at a unique stage in its development. […]