Myanmar is well-known in the region of Southeast Asia and beyond for having forests, mountains, valleys, and lakes as well as naturally beautiful beaches along the coastline. This varied and diverse natural landscape has been of much help to Myanmar’s tourism industry which has seen a yearly increRead More
Former colonial merchant’s building bears new life as a luxury heritage hotel in downtown Yangon.
Located in the historical heart of the city, Yangon Excelsior occupies a building that once was headquarters of Steel Brothers & Co Ltd, a major trade company in Yangon –then known as Ran
A new wine bar and bistro opened last March in a heritage building in Yangon’s historical quarter and it has the city’s most well-selected collection of wines for sale. Marco’s Cellar is located in a former shophouse which was part of a major renovation project under the guidance of conservatiRead More
There is an aspect of visiting Myanmar that continues to be the source of criticism from many foreign travelers. That is the necessity of using new, crisp and clean US dollar bills. This is a common case when foreigners change dollars into kyats; when they pay for services in dollars; and when theyRead More