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 […]

Yangon, Myanmar (Burma): Important Travel Information Guide


Arrival at Yangon International Airport You will most likely arrive at Yangon International Airport, a pleasant cool and clean airport. Since everyone has their Myanmar visas already, customs shouldn’t take long. Unlike other major cities in the world where taxi drivers will rush on you as soon as you exit the airport door, Yangon is […]

How To Get a Thai Visa in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar)


The policies for getting a Thai Visa in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar) are slightly stricter than getting a Thai visa in a place like Savannakhet, Laos, but the overall procedure is quite easy if you have everything prepared ahead of time. Yangon is not the complete ideal place for just a quick visa run, but a […]