Local Eats at Yangon’s 19th Street

Local Eats at Yangon’s 19th Street

When we’re in the mood for somewhere pub-like with air conditioning, bar stools, football on the TV and over-priced food and drink (except between 3 and 7pm when the price of a Happy Hour pitcher of beer is pretty hard to beat) we head to the ex-pat hangout 50th...
Ngwe Saung: Weekend at the Beach

Ngwe Saung: Weekend at the Beach

04 to 06 May 2013 Last weekend we escaped a hot and sweaty Yangon and headed for the Myanmar coastal resort of Ngwe Saung on an office holiday! We’d only been at work for 2 days (it should have been 3 but our start date of 1st May was a public holiday here!) and...
Two More Weeks in Lovely Burma

Two More Weeks in Lovely Burma

25 February to 12 March 2012 Visas for Burma are really easy to get but they are only valid for 28 days (who came up with this figure?) and although it is possible to over stay your visa and pay a fine of US$3 per day, this can lead to complications (mainly hotels...
Burma in Photographs

Burma in Photographs

We started our 4 weeks in Burma (or Myanmar) with a flight to the former capital, Yangon (or Rangoon).  This is the place where almost all foreign tourists start their journey as currently there are no land borders open to foreigners (it is possible to cross into the...

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