A little more about Mohinga

  Myanmar has so much to offer in this dawn of tourism: local Burmese who live a simple way of life, endless ranges of evergreen forest, beautiful scenes of lush… 

October 27, 2015 / 0 comment

Priceless experience to witness the beauty of Bagan

Up there, we were surrounded by a panoramic view of a dark ground covered by bushes. As the sun was taking over the dark sky and soon replaced it with… 

October 9, 2015 / 0 comment

Silence – the sound from the flood

Ko Tote feels helpless looking at the land full of water. The cold gets inside his bone and he can barely feel his hands after holding his son in his… 

October 5, 2015 / 0 comment

Burmese proverbs and my mum

  My favourite Burmese proverbs I remember very well about one of the weekends spent with my family because I learnt an idiom from my mother that I never heard… 

October 1, 2015 / 2 comments

Dream of a child who lives under a bridge

  I woke up because of a very loud car honk. It might have been a big truck that just drove pass our house. We actually live under a bridge… 

September 15, 2015 / 3 comments

Laphet Thoke: Have you tried Burmese tea leaves salad?

Do you know that in Burmese culture, betel, tobacco and a dish of pickled tealeaves represent hospitality and a manner of welcoming a visitor? It used to be an essential… 

September 7, 2015 / 0 comment

From Bangkok with love

Over here, loneliness disoriented and stressed me out. You can say it’s a cultural shock and it will soon pass. Most of my friends are surprised that I feel lonely… 

July 10, 2015 / 2 comments

Wut Thin: Burmese volunteers

There are many salient features in our Burmese community, especially in the rural areas. But in this article, I would like to bring forward one important feature in small town… 

June 29, 2015 / 0 comment

Novitiation Ceremony in Myanmar

Novitiation ceremony is important and essential for all Burmese parents, and as the vast majority of Myanmar is Buddhists, it’s not surprising that the novitiation ceremony is a national characteristic.… 

June 24, 2015 / 1 comment

Myanmar sacred stone believed to foretell future

Most of people would be curious to know about his/her future if it’s possible to do so or if they have a chance they would be tempted to give it… 

June 15, 2015 / 0 comment