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 […]

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 […]

$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 […]

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

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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

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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)

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(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 […]