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Things to do in Pyin Oo Lwin

A vacation unlike any other in the Shan Hills of Myanmar, Pyin Oo Lwin is a charming town with plenty to see and do. This is a list of must-see places and things to do when you're visiting the charming town; Pyin Oo Lwin.

Weaving Dawei Traditional Longyi

Dawei traditional longyi is one of the precious stones for local people and it is a movable cultural heritage. Locals produce Dawei traditional longyi with two methods of machine weaving and handmade weaving. Handmade weaving Longyi takes more time and requires skill and attention of weavers. Thus, when you visit Dawei, you can support handmade Dawei traditional longyi by promoting handmade products and our beloved traditional cultures of Dawei.

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.

Emerging E-Commerce Websites in Myanmar

In Myanmar, e-commerce is still at a nascent stage with a lot of development required in order to facilitate greater adoption. Check out some of the most popular and emerging e-businesses here...

Aidii Collections - Handmade Local Brand from Chin

Aidii Collections is a Chin local clothing branded Traditional Costume collection. The products are back-strapped woven, and are produced with yarns from India and natural dyed yarns of Myanmar. Aidii was founded by Anna Biak Tha Mawi, a young Chin entrepreneur woman and a poet...

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!!

A Paradise for Nature Lovers: Hpa-an

If you are looking for a place to visit in the rainy season, Hpa-An should definitely be on your list. The natural beauty of the area is amplified by the mist and rain, and there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Check this out for more info

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". 

Ngwe Saung Beach Tips for Women Travellers

Ngwe Saung is one of the best beaches in South East Asia and is well-known among visitors because of its blue clean water, long coast, an enchanting trip to the islands, elegant accommodation and delicious food.

Dawei Women in Cashew Nuts Processing

All the processing of cashew nuts is operated by mostly women in Dawei. So, you can appreciate the hard work of women and support our local product of cashew nuts while visiting southern Myanmar.

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.

A Full Guide to Bagan

Bagan is also a popular tourist destination, and there are many activities that visitors can do in order to fully experience all that the city has to offer. Check them out here.....

Ngi Mu Natural Dye and Textiles

Ngi Mu natural dye and textiles is located in Bethlem village, Demoso Township in Kayah State. There are ethnic groups in Kayah State. Kayan is one of the ethnic groups among them. You can know the tribe based on their name for example; the name of a kayah lady ends with Myar or Moe and the name of a man normally ends with Reh for Kayah tribe. It is the same for the Kayan tribe. The founder of Ngi Mu is from the Kayan tribe and the name given is her kayan name. 

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.......

Go Camping ! : Best Campsites around Yangon

Are you looking for an environmentally friendly place to hang out with your friends and family? Why don't you go Camping ? We selected the campsites around Yangon where you can take a short relaxation trip and that will not consume too much of your traveling time. Check this out.

Myanmar Organic Farm: A Healthy Day Trip from Yangon

If you are in Yangon and looking for a day-return trip to chill out in a nice environment with a delicious meal, Myanmar Organic Farm is the most suitable trip for your family and friends.

Unique jewelry brands in Myanmar

Finding Luxury brands of jewelry in Myanmar ? HERE to check it!

Five Unique and Trendy Local Clothing Brands in Myanmar

Five local brands in Myanmar that make unique and trendy clothes, along with information on how and why you should support local Myanmar clothing brands. 

Edible Bird Nest from Myanmar

Edible bird nest is a high-value nutrition supplement that is obtained from the edible bird nest swiftlet. It is also known as the white-nest swiftlet which is a small bird of the swift family which is found in South-East Asia. Read more about this fascinating traditional food from Tanintharyi.

Second Hand Clothes, Vintage Fashion Markets in Myanmar

Read about the rising Myanmar vintage fashion business that became popular during the double crisis of Covid-19 and the political tensions.

Rise of Local Online Businesses during Covid-19

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

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.