Top Things to Do in Yangon, Myanmar

August 15, 2019

Rise early Yangon starts to come alive around 6:30 a.m. Take a morning stroll to beat the heat and watch the market vendors set up their sidewalk stalls, the religiously devout visit their worshiping place of choice, and the local tea shops in full swing. Make time for tea Tea shops are essential social hubs that served as a meeting place for the public even during Myanmar’s most repressive eras….

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A journey on Yangon’s circular train

July 10, 2019

On the three-hour circular railway, a slow ride though the outskirts of Yangon is a way to see a cross-section of the daily routine of the poor away from the bustle of Myanmar’s largest city. Located at the central of Yangon, or Rangoon as it was once called, the local commuter rail network, built more than 60 years ago during the British colonial period, takes about three hours to complete…

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