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Dawei 28 Buddha Statues Festival

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 Sacred Tradition of Goldleaf Making in Myanmar

Gilding through Myanmar’s pagodas and temples, you can't help but be impressed by the intricate designs and stunning architecture. And you will wonder about the process of how gold leaf is made … 

Alm Bowl Floating Festival of Dawei Myanmar

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.

Reopening Myanmar's tourism

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.

The famous Burmese Breakfast menu

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.

The best free online courses for youths

Wondering where to find free online classes for youths? Look no further! Our list of the best free online classes will help you learn new skills and broaden your knowledge base.

A must try: kayah sausages and wine

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!!

Five childhood Nostalgic snacks

Strangely, the taste was not as sweet as I thought it used to be, as were the emotions and enthusiasm as well. Then I came to recognize that "Happiness has its own expiry date". 

The Goddess of Myanmar Agriculture

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.

Mandalay Chinatown Night Market

Street food is one of the best things about traveling. It's a great way to try new things and get a feel for the local culture. And there's nothing better than finding a hidden gem in a busy market.

Sea Gypsies Village of Dome Naung Mai

You should not miss visiting Dome Naung Mai in Myeik by experiencing Community-Based Tourism to promote the local life and the unique culture of Moken. Check here for more detail...

My Favourite Bagan Art Tips

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 (Shrimp & Fish Paste) Market in Dawei

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 Traditional Food: Mote Latt Thouk

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.

Fishery Village of San Hlan in Dawei

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. If you are interested, you can read the full version...

Indaw a small town in the Sagain Region of Myanmar

Learn more about Indaw a small town in the Sagain Region of Myanmar.

Chin's Culture,Ethnic Traditions,Local Lifestyles

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.

Myanmar’s Cultural Patrimony: Thanaka

Indepth article about Myanmar's traditional "suncream" Thanaka

Myanmar Christmas Traditions - How We Celebrate

Learn about Christmas Traditions in Myanmar and how the people in the different regions celebrate during the festive season.

Planetary Posts and Myanmar People Faith

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!

Is Travelling Trendy Again in Myanmar?

This article describes the tourism situation and perspectives of Myanmar people during COVID-19 and the political crisis.

Rise of Local Online Businesses during Covid-19

Check out Nice Local Products in Myanmar and explore how local markets emerge during COVID-19...

How Bagan is surviving through COVID-19 and the Coup

This story is about UNESCO World Heritage Site Bagan and its people who are going through the COVID-19 pandemic and the coup.

A corn farmer from the Ayeyarwaddy Delta, Myanmar

How does a Myanmar Corn Farmer of Nyaungdone, Myanmar, 67 km from Yangon deal with the effects of COVID-19 and the February 1 2021 Coup.

The Handicraft Couple from Dawei

Learn how the lamp and natural fabric dye handicraft couple from Dawei, Myanmar turned their hobby into a business during the Covid-19 pandemic.

5 Days Market in Taunggyi

What is 5-day market? Actually, it is not only the market place but also the place you can try different colorful culture tips that will make your experiences alive and unique.

Street Vendor Life in Dawei during Covid & Crisis

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.

Delivery Man Coping During COVID-19 and the Coup

This story is about villagers that work as delivery men for online stores and food portals in big cities.

Funeral rituals and traditions of Myanmar

This article will give you insight into the most common funeral customs and the Buddhist funeral culture in Myanmar.