10 Things to Do & Eat in Yangon
There are many places to visit in Myanmar: Inle Lake, Golden Rock, Bago, Mandalay and Bagan. Myanmar is a huge country bordered by India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Laos, and China. That is why Myanmar’s culture was influenced by different other cultures. The former capital of Myanmar, Yangon, is still the largest city today with 7 million people and it's a city full of life.
5 Burmese Cuisine: Might Not Appealing but Unbelievably Delicious
Burmese cuisine includes dishes from various regions of Myanmar. The diversity of Myanmar's cuisine has also been contributed to by the myriad local ethnic minorities. Seafood is a common ingredient in coastal cities such as Sittwe, Kyaukpyu, Mawlamyine, Myeik and Dawei, while meat and poultry are more commonly used in landlocked cities like Mandalay. Freshwater fish and shrimp have been incorporated into inland cooking as a primary source of protein and are used in a variety of ways: fresh, salted whole or filleted, salted and dried, made into a salty paste, or fermented sour and pressed.
5 Reasons to Visit Yangon, Myanmar
Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, is by far the most exciting place in the country to be right now, as former political exiles, Asian investors and foreign adventurers flock in. As Myanmar's commercial and artistic hub, it's Yangon that most reflects the changes that have occurred since the country reopened to the world. There's a rash of new restaurants, bars and shops. And there are building sites – and traffic jams – everywhere.
Yangon, Formerly Known as Rangoon
One of the best places to visit in Asia is Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Nature lovers will appreciate the city’s stunning lakes, shady parks and verdant tropical trees. These are the reasons why it is dubbed ‘The Garden City of the East’.