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Oriental Ballooning is the best ballooning outfit in Myanmar. They operate in Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake and Pindaya. Each location is amazing, but the Mandalay experience was incredible. It's much more exclusive than Bagan which makes for a very...
No.135, Inya Road Corner of Innya and Dhammazedi Road, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Hip crowds, live music and craft cocktails probably aren’t the first things which come to mind for those considering a visit to Yangon. But every city needs a scene, and for those looking to be seen Mojo is the place to be. This café/ bar/...
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Thanlwin Guesthouse satisfies the obvious need for quality budget accommodations in Yangon and offers friendly service in a clean and relaxed environment. Its Burmese/ French owners are thoughtful and provide excellent travel advice and...
Dala, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Yangon’s overcrowded streets and sidewalks can at times be a bit overwhelming. If you’re in need of a respite, that doesn’t require a bus or plane, head across the Yangon River to the town of Dala. Though less than a mile from downtown Yangon,...
Blazon, Andover, OH 44003, USA
House of Memories serves up some of Yangon’s tastiest dishes. With an affordable menu, good services and an easy location (5 min. drive from Shwedagon) it’s easy to see why HOM is both a lunch and dinner favorite. Though Thai food is now...
223 Sule Pagoda Rd, Yangon 11182, Myanmar (Burma)
Finding a reasonably priced hotel with great service, amenities and location can be a bit of a challenge in Yangon. Fortunately the Sule Shangri-La offers all of these and more. This classic hotel recently underwent a major rebranding which saw it...
Myanmar (Burma), Yangon, 33, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township邮政编码: 11191
The Loft Hotel enjoys the privilege of being Yangon’s one and only boutique city hotel. Opened in 2014, the property is a hip and stylish option for travellers looking to stay in the city center. It’s location on popular Yaw Min Gyi St. puts it in...
Kyun Taw Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
After several intriguing reviews we decided it was time to check out the Drug Elimination Museum, the name itself is enough to make you curious. This national oddity did not disappoint. Make sure to visit with equal parts understanding and...
Pearl Condo, Block C, Ground Floor, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Yangon Bakehouse simply does everything well. Every morning and afternoon this café serves up the city’s best pastries, pies, salads, sandwiches, smoothies and coffee drinks. Regardless of how long you’ve been overseas, stepping into the...
No. 169, Wa Dan Street, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Shan Yoe Yar recently emerged as one of Yangon’s premier options for local cuisine. The restaurant is located in a newly remodeled teak colonial building in the central downtown neighborhood of Lanmadaw. It's pleasant environment incorporates a...
Gyeiktaw Main St, Myanmar (Burma)
The Laguna Lodge Eco Hotel Ngapali is the kind of place that let’s you track your own drinks and bar tab throughout your stay- it’s the perfect laid-back beach environment. The Lodge and it’s long-time Myanmar/German owners are an old-school...
Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Rd, Thanlyin, Myanmar (Burma)
The phrase ‘treasure chest’ only begins to describe U Hla Win’s private gallery and residence - located in Thanlyin, one hour south of Yangon. His personal collection is the most impressive assortment of Myanmar artwork and artifacts in the...
284 Main St, Warren, VT 05674, USA
Head to the Warren Store for the best in staple Vermont products like cheese, maple syrup and beer. The second floor also offers a great variety of locally produced clothing and household items. The Store's other big draw is its fresh-made deli...
Satthwadaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Driving time to the park from Yangon is minimum one hour despite being only 27km. The good news is that the majority of the park is made up of attractive marshland which surrounds a central lake. Picnic sites are scattered throughout....
85-87 Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The restaurant's head chef met us in the morning in front of a buzzing neighborhood street market. For the next hour, we picked, poked and plucked our way through crowds and stalls. While we walked, the chef explained the origin of each ingredient...
No.294-300, Pansodan Street,, Yangon KYAUKTADA TOWNSHIP, , MYANMAR, Myanmar (Burma)
A new addition to the Upper Pansodan neighborhood, The Phayre's Gastronomy is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Yangon. It's got a clean modern design- wood, concrete and a couple flat-screen TV's. In addition to cold beer...
39 Golden Valley, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Located in the area of Yangon known as 'Golden Valley,' the Mangosteen Mansion is an artisan workshop, gallery and showroom as well as the 20 year residence and work-space of famed French sculpture artist and designer Patrick Robert. In addition...
85-87 Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Down the street from The Strand hotel and upstairs from Monsoon Restaurant. Pomelo sells unique jewelry and colorful home furnishings and decor made from local materials and produced by local artisans. Their stock is fun and contemporary. Open...
35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Wooden gangway leading from the entrance to the reception area of the fantastic Governor's Residence hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. Once the official home of the governors of the British Crown Colony of Burma, this is one of the only 5-star hotels in...
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