41 Photos That May Tempt You to Visit Yangon, Myanmar Immediately


Yangon, Myanmar is a city overflowing with excitement. Crossing the street is one of the biggest challenges, but if you can get to the other side, what awaits you is a cultural buffet of colors, vendors, markets, and friendly people. Walking around downtown Yangon is never going to be calm or peaceful, but the action, fathom of […]

Eating a Winning Bowl of Mohinga in a Yangon Parking Lot


Sometimes you have no plans to eat… but it just feels right. You’re walking along, with little intention to eat anything, but then you see a stall that calls your name. You might not even be sure why, but something having to do with the atmosphere, the fresh look of the food, the aroma that hits […]

A Lesson on Burmese Street Food (VIDEO)


(If you can’t see the video, watch it on Youtube here) A few weeks ago, I wrote about an awesome Burmese street food discovery in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The owner was not only an extreme motherly chef, but she was also ecstatic about me taking photos of her food and eventually shooting a […]

Mama Dosa – A Meal Fired on the Streets of Burma


There’s nothing better than a home cooked meal. In almost any country I visit, there’s one (or more) of those sweet lady’s that serves a dish where the power of their motherly hands radiates with love through their irresistible cooking. Mama Chapati in Morogoro, Tanzania had seduced me and Mama Mumtaz with her Zanzibari Mix […]

Shwedagon Pagoda – Pictures of Burma’s Most Sacred Site


It was one of the first things pointed out as we cruised along the bumpy road in to Yangon after landing. The driver of the taxi had motioned, saying “look over there, the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most important temple in Yangon.” From our distant position on the road all I could see was the tip […]