Mohinga, Samosa Salad and that black fish

We visited Yangon during a rather hot and humid season. Besides pagodas, railway trip, how can we miss out the cheap beer and street food?  First up is the national dish Mohinga!  What: Rice noodles, fish broth Where to find it: Every other stall by the street $$: 500 kyats or so (SGD$0.60) You can’t leave…

Staying in Yangon || 仰光住宿好介绍

选择去缅甸,因为现在不去,就不知道等何时。 旅行,总是需要一股冲动嘛。 可是去仰光,住哪里,吃什么?我起初还真的不知道。 To be honest, I had zero knowledge of Yangon / Myanmar besides the famous pagodas and Aung San Suu Kyi. It was a rather impromptu decision to make a weekend trip to Yangon, for a taste of the Burmese culture. 初到缅甸,我爱上了饭店里这道Shan Noodles Salad。虽然我不知道它是否道地,但是对于缅甸饮食非常陌生的我,它真的挺美味的。 Do remember to get your visa done. If you are…

搭仰光列车 体验慢生活 | A slow ride around Yangon

不期而遇的惊喜,令人回味无穷。 今天,同样不期而遇的惊喜,发生在火车站。 炎热的缅甸午后,汗流浃背的我们,在市集闲逛。决定到仰光度过周末,其实除了参观Shwedagon Pagoda,体验以下当地的生活与饮食文化,我们并没有特定行程。逛着、逛着,看到了铁轨。 It was a humid afternoon and we were spending time at the Bogyoke Market, with no agenda for the day till our late afternoon visit to Shwedagon Pagoda and a sumptuous seafood dinner at night. 顿时间,我们都成了小孩子,从天桥往下走,随着当地人的脚步,寻找列车站与售票处。 Spotting the railway turned us into kids instantly. We were happy to follow the locals,…

金碧辉煌Shwedagon Pagoda

Every Yangon visit should include a trip to this magnificent pagoda. Shwedagon Pagoda is the country’s most famous attraction, and the most sacred. Enter the Pagoda compound, take a long flight of steps up to the boundary where you are required to take off your shoes. Either leave it at the boundary where you are required…

Tips to Myanmar tourist visa application

Mingalaba! Was super excited about the weekend trip to Yangon back in September, so I thought what’s the most useful tip I can provide for fellow Singaporean travellers? – Visa application! I was very intrigued by how the system works, but since then, things have changed! If you are Singaporean, please get an electronic tourist…