Myanmar Barbecue on 19th Street Yangon, Chinatown

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When you’re in Yangon and searching for places to eat, you’ll likely come across Yangon’s famous 19th Street in the Chinatown area of downtown. Every evening, the main street of Maha Bundala comes alive with vendors of all kinds, selling all sorts of edible foods, ranging from Chinese to local Myanmar dishes. 19th Street –… [Read More]

Lahpet Thoke – In Myanmar, You Can Eat and Drink Tea

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In most of the world, mention the word “tea”, and it’s immediately recognized as a beverage. In Myanmar however, mention tea, and it can be associated with either a drink, or a food. Along with the ever-present dish of mohinga, lahpet thoke (လက်ဖက်သုတ်), or Myanmar (Burmese) tea leaf salad, is one of the most well known and… [Read More]

11 Fun Things To Do When You’re in Yangon, Myanmar

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Yangon is one of Myanmar’s most busy and exciting cities… …And I think it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves; It’s a city that’s full of character, with so many interesting things to do, see, and eat. This list of attractions doesn’t include everything there is to do in the city, but I think it’s a mixed-bag list of attractions… [Read More]

$0.20 Cents Will Buy You a Dosa in Yangon

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In-between dodging raging buses and strolling through the energetic streets of Yangon, one of the most popular activities is to eat street food snacks. In Yangon, you’re bombarded with so many street food stalls on every corner, that it’s almost overwhelming. However, you do have to be careful eating street food in Yangon; Not everything looks… [Read More]