Category Archives: Yangon

The Strand Cafe at The Strand Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

The Strand Cafe at The Strand Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar

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The Strand Hotel in Yangon is one of Myanmar’s best known hotels. Reminiscent of the country’s Colonial past, this Victorian style building offers the promise of old world luxury and charm.

 In my opinion, the hotel is teetering, tacky and is heavily reliant on a grand past.

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Monsoon, Yangon, Myanmar

Monsoon, Yangon, Myanmar

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Monsoon is a superb Southeast Asian restaurant in Yangon, which has an emphasis on seafood. Housed in a gorgeous colonial building, this cheerful and airy restaurant offers refuge to local residents, expats and tourist alike.

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Life and eating on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar

Life and eating on the streets of Yangon, Myanmar

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Yangon is Myanmar’s former capital and still the hub of most activity in the country. The city though crowded with about four million, is teeming with personality.

 

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