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Et sinon, concrêtement, ça se passe comment?

Depuis mon arrivée ici, j’ai parfois des emails de futurs expatriés débordant de questions « pratiques » ou « techniques » sur la vie à Yangon ou plus largement au Myanmar. 1,189 more words


View from abroad : Myanmar, exiled kings and me (Originally published 18/04/2014 at dawn.com)

Our young and vivacious Myanmar guide is mystified by my question. Who exactly is this “Indian king” whose grave I want to visit in Yangon? When did he die here — why was he here in the first place? 937 more words

Asian Affairs

From Yangon to Bagan

We wrapped up our short time in Yangon & arrived in Bagan, in the center of Myanmar, two days ago.

Honestly, we wouldn’t have the first idea of what a normal visit to Yangon would be like. 856 more words


8 Foods You Have to Eat in Yangon, Burma/Myanmar

Burmese cuisine might be one of the lesser-known cuisines of South-East Asia, but it is definitely worth a try. Drawing influences from neighbouring China, Thailand and India, Burmese food is a melting pot of flavours. 35 more words


The art of being happy happy – Myanmar’s biggest celebration

April came burning hot as promised and with it unstable electricity and air-conditions that struggle to keep you cool in the sweltering heat. In spite of this, April is also the month everybody has been looking forward to, talking about and prepared for weeks in advance. 775 more words

Expat Life

Better Late Than Never

I wish I had started this over a year ago when I first made my move to Thailand but as the title says: better late than never! 491 more words


Golden Myanmar: Yangon

Myanmar also known as Burma is one of the most underrated Southeast Asia holiday destination. This country is still a developing nation and hence, there is still a chance to see the simple & humble lifestyle of the citizens which is actually very interesting. 809 more words