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Burmese Mafai Grapes Are a Healthful Treat
Do these grapes only grow in tropical-subtropical regions? We live in the Finger Lakes (NY) wine...
JenTheHornist, United States United States
May 17, 2013
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Myanmar Airports: Brand New One Is in the Wings
looks like the Chinese built some of the airports though, in Mandalay I felt like I was in China...
transientbeauty, Canada Canada
April 05, 2013
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What’s up with Myanmar’s Time Zone?
this time zone is little difficult to get used, because its on the half hour its more confusing for...
foxqueen, Sweden Sweden
April 08, 2013
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Cheer For Myanmar… Don't Cry 'Monster!'
Myanmar will become popular! Just give a couple of years, and this will go totally the other...
taylor7, Thailand Thailand
March 26, 2013
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Is it Safe in Myanmar? Warnings and Dangers
Good to know but still can't wait to go! :o)...
Amelie, Australia Australia
March 05, 2013
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Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Chatrium Events for March & April 2015
17 Mar 2015
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Chatrium has some great promotions and events coming up for March and April!
Winning Team of Chefs Unites a Cheering Nation
27 Jan 2015
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Myanmar culinary artists brings national pride
Check out the Renovated Sule Shangri-La (Traders)
05 Jun 2014
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If you’re heading to Yangon this month, make sure to swing by the re-branded Sule Shangri-La, formerly Traders Hotel.
Introduction to Myanmar While Still in Bangkok
05 Mar 2014
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If you’re in Bangkok and wondering about the country to the West, here’s a guide for you.
Head off to Traders Hotel for Hot Party at the Pool
12 Feb 2014
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After Valentine’s Day, feel like partying through the weekend?
Have Perfect Valentine’s Moment at the Chatrium
08 Feb 2014
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Impress your loved one at The Emporia Restaurant this Valentine's Day
Gong Xi Fa Cai! Chinese New Year at the Chatrium
27 Jan 2014
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Whether it’s a poolside dinner or a delicious seafood promotion, the Chatrium knows how to celebrate this exciting Chinese holiday
New Year's Party and Food at Traders Hotel
19 Dec 2013
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December is the time for celebrations, special promotions, and delicious food at Traders Hotel
Parkroyal: Some Tasty Meals for a Festive Month
13 Dec 2013
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For December 2013, Parkroyal is offering some of the best dining promotions in the city, with 6 promotions at its international restaurant, La Brasserie, and 2 promotions at its traditional Japanese restaurant, Shiki-Tei.
Enjoy the Holidays: Feast at The Strand in Yangon
03 Dec 2013
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Celebrate the season with some of the best food in Yangon
Party in Style New Year’s Eve at the Chatrium Pool
30 Nov 2013
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If you want to go all out the last day of the year, Chatrium Hotel’s party is where to head!
Emporia Restaurant has Christmas Buffet Special
29 Nov 2013
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Expect to be hungry over the holidays? Have a Christmas feast at the Emporia Restaurant at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake.
A Taste of Italy in Yangon
20 Nov 2013
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L’Opera Italian restaurant and bar offers the best food Italy has to offer…in Yangon!
Nightlife Recon: Union Bar and Grill Has it All
11 Nov 2013
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Good beer, great music and contemporary cuisine, all come together to equal a fantastic time at the trendy nightspot.
Nightlife Recon: Paddy O’Malley’s Irish Pub
07 Nov 2013
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One of the best bars and clubs in Yangon brings a bit of Ireland home to Myanmar. The basement level of the posh Sedona Hotel is home to this Irish pub.
Three Hearty Cheers for Yangon’s Beer Stations!
31 Oct 2013
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We’ve all seen police stations, fire stations, train stations, but Yangon has super-cool places called... beer stations.
Nightlife Recon: GTR Club
29 Oct 2013
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GTR boasts that it is Yangon’s most modern club, and most people probably would agree.
Nightlife Recon: Mr. Guitar is Super Cool
21 Oct 2013
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Got fun, food and music on your mind? If you’re looking for an evening out in Yangon, look no further than Mr. Guitar.
Ho Ho Ho! It’s Christmas Dinner Time in Yangon!
18 Oct 2013
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Yangon has plenty of Christmas spirit, so if you’re going to be in the city for the holidays, be sure to reserve yourself a seat for one of the biggest and best meals of the year.
Nightlife Recon: Try the Club Pioneer (Yangon)
14 Oct 2013
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In a country unaccustomed to a bustling nightlife and a city once subject to military curfews, upscale Club Pioneer has lived up to its name as Yangon’s young people experience a newer, freer way of life.
Nightlife Recon: Escape Gastro Bar a Cool Venue
09 Oct 2013
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Escape Gastro Bar opened its doors in 2012 and has since become one of Yangon’s most hip hangouts.
Backpackers Guide: A Variety of Food Awaits
26 Aug 2013
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Burmese food is hard to succinctly describe. Burmese cuisine is a real mix of flavors, influenced and borrowed from neighboring India, Thailand and China.
Why do Japanese flock   to the Parkroyal Hotel?
07 Aug 2013
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Konichiwa, fellow travelers! If you have decided to stay at the Parkroyal Hotel you may want to brush up on your Japanese before you arrive.
Burmese Tofu: Even People Like Me Enjoy It
09 May 2013
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When you say tofu, c'mon, admit it: You think of people quite different from you, right?
Burmese Mafai Grapes Are a Healthful Treat
09 May 2013
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Like its European cousins, the Burmese Mafai grape has been part of a long wine- and juice-making tradition.