Mandalay Gold leaves pounders

Once one steps into Burma, he will definitely see glittering golden temples every single location he goes. As the saying goes, “Any place you point, there will be a pagoda”.… 

December 7, 2015 / 0 comment

Myanmar stone carving: The stone art of Mandalay

For centuries, most of villagers from central Myanmar have carved a life out of stone. Why? The reason is simple. Many villages around Mandalay, especially in the north, are surrounded… 

June 3, 2015 / 1 comment

Deep-fried gourd crisps, memories of a student life in Mandalay

  If someone were to ask me if I wanted anything to eat right now (no one has, so far), I would answer him immediately ‘Bu-Thee-Kyaw’ (ဘူးသီးေၾကာ္) (fried gourd fritter).… 

January 20, 2015 / 2 comments

Taung Pyone Festival

  When you ask about Myanmar, the belief in Nat (spirit) is one of the most important part of the culture. Buddhism and spirituality are a consistent part of Burmese… 

April 30, 2014 / 1 comment

Pyin Oo Lwin: Flower City or City with remnants of Colonial Era

  Photo credit: http://www.myanmartours.us   Spring, summer, autumn and winter seasons are the weather of Western Countries and East Asia Countries, but its difficult to find such weather in South… 

February 6, 2014 / 0 comment

City Highlight: All About Mandalay

If you are planning on a trip to Myanmar, Mandalay should definitely be at the top of your list. Dubbed as the last capital of royalty in all of old… 

June 27, 2013 / 0 comment