The Star Ferry is a unique and unforgettable way to connect with the beauty of life in Myanmar. This guide provides information on the cost, schedule, and what to expect during the 30-minute ride. Bring a camera and cash for the fare, and explore Star City on foot, bike, or bus.
Experience the unique traditions of Myanmar's Thingyan Water Festival, held annually during the third part of April, as you get drenched in fun and festive celebrations that mark the start of the Burmese New Year. Check out this story to know what do we do during Thingyan and when does Thingyan start...
Arakanese people celebrate 12 months of Myanmar festivals according to the Burmese Calendar The majority of Arakanese are Buddhists consequently their festivals mainly consist of Buddhist celebrations. Among the many festivals, the most unique and famous festival in Mrauk U is the Shittaung pagoda festival. Read more......
As a traveller, you may not be aware of the role of local communities in coffee farming when visiting Myanmar. Coffee production has grown in popularity over recent years, and with it so has the number of people wanting to learn more about its production. Let’s explore here.......
Dawei Town is not only just a perfect destination full of beautiful mountains, beaches, islands, hotsprings, waterfalls, historical pagodas but also with unique and wonderful traditional cultures and festivals. You can also enjoy the natural beauty and traditional culture. By visiting the twenty-eight buddha statues Festival, you can see and learn that the people of Dawei are generous with charity and treasure the value of Dawei traditional cultures.
The Alm Bowl festival is a traditional event that takes place in Dawei each year. During the festival, local people enjoy special moments with Dawei traditional dances, music and culture. If you visit Dawei in October, you can experience this unique event for yourself.
Myanmar has been making international headlines since the Rohingya crisis and, more recently, the military coup takeover. Myanmar, on the other hand, is reopening its doors to tourists. Domestic tourism is slowly recovering after being hit by a coronavirus pandemic and political unrest. The global pandemic has had a devastating effect on Myanmar's tourism industry. Many hotels and tourism businesses have had to close their doors, and unemployment has skyrocketed. With international tourism reopening, local businesses will be able to pick up the pieces and get back on their feet.
In Myanmar, breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and locals start their morning with a hearty breakfast to give them energy for the day ahead.So, if you are curious about what Burmese people eat in the morning, read on! You might be surprised by some of the items on the list.
As Kayah has a diverse culture and rich traditions, there are some traditional foods and drinks that one must try if you are a first time visitor. This includes Kayah Traditional Sausages and Wine. Kayah Sausages is famous for its taste of the secret ingredient. What is included in the secret ingredient and how do they make it? Let's find out!!
Ponemagyi Shin Ma is a hidden Nat worshipped by Farmers of Upper Myanmar. There are 37 famous Nats in Myanmar. These Nats are historical or legendary figures when they were human beings who had suffered exceedingly tragic or violent deaths and they became Nat Sein. Ponemagyi Shin Ma is not Nat Sein. She is not included in these 37 Nats as she is an ogress.
Bagan is an art town of Myanmar with full of wonders and stories. Among those things, Bagan's arts reflects the history, culture and traditions of Burmese People. Here are some of my favorite arts tips..
Nga Pi is mostly made with small shrimps and it sometimes contains small fish. Local people salt small fish and tiny shrimps, place them in the sun and then pound them in a mortar to make Nga Pi. The pot's ferment duration to obtain Nga Pi takes 3 to 4 months. Check here for more info.......
Dawei the capital of Tanintharyi region in the south east of Myanmar is surrounded by mountains, beaches, waterfalls, and historical pagodas. But also home to the traditional Dawei food: Mote Latt Thouk. When you visit Dawei, you should try Dawei Mote Latt Thouk find out more about this delicious food in this article.
You can do such activities as learning about the fishery, hiking to mountains, relaxing at the CBT sites, and traveling to hidden beaches and islands in one place.
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Myanmar is one of the Southeast Asian Nations of 135 ethnic groups divided into eight major races: Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine, and Shan. Each has its own remarkably unique cultures, traditions along with ethnic languages.
The Myanmar astrology belief in the posts represents the planets. Each post represents a day in the week a person was born on. Each post has its name as well as age based upon where they stand around the pagoda. The posts are situated at every corner of the stupa and have mythological animals carved into them for good luck according to those who believe it will protect you during your journey through life!
Although street vendors play an important role in the local economy in Dawei, nowadays, their sales are down and they are facing a lot of challenges and also struggling very hard to survive due to the Covid and Crisis.