Retro Retro – Home Decor Store

Retro Retro is a fantastic little home decor store. It’s tucked away on a side street a few kilometers behind Myanmar Plaza. Their stock is from Thailand, Taiwan, and other points on the map. The shop is filled with everything from candles and scents to bowls and plates, to artwork for your walls.

Saung Naing Gyi Waterfall

Within three hours drive from downtown Yangon lies a place so beautiful it will take your breath away. The Saung Naing Gyi Waterfall is only a few miles from Golden Rock, but it is far enough off the beaten path that there are not any signs in English telling you how to find it. The residentsContinue reading “Saung Naing Gyi Waterfall”

Welcome to Myanmar

Myanmar is a fantastic place to visit. Satisfy your wanderlust with exotic locations and friendly residents. Our journal entry for Myanmar is live and is worth a read for anyone considering visiting. The article is also a great jumping off point for finding other interesting places to see inside the country.

Myanmar Etiquette

Myanmar etiquette is based upon respect for others.  From early childhood the idea of respect toward elders and anyone who holds an important or prestigious position, such as teachers and monks, is ingrained in the Myanmar people.  Monks (called phongyi in Burmese) are especially respected, even by their parents and teachers.  If you wish toContinue reading “Myanmar Etiquette”