Drink in Burma..
WITH a choice of up-and-coming locales, established favourites and sophisticated hangouts, Asia is an ideal place to sip your favourite cocktail, or try out some of the local variations on the old classics. Below we’ve listed eight of our favourite spots across the region to sip a cocktail on a balmy summer evening. Whether it’s…>
SPAS, beach holidays, good food, wildlife experiences… here are some perfect ways to treat your mum this Mother’s Day around Asia. Spa and health holiday Asia is brimming with resorts with health treatments, massage, yoga and wholesome meals. * Book her into an Ashram in India or a Buddhist retreat in Burma for some soul…>
IT has been widely reported that Myanmar (aka Burma) is experiencing a tourism boom as the government continues to relax its iron grip on the nation and introduce reforms. In 2011 numbers jumped 30 percent and as a whole numbers have been on the increase since Aung San Suu Kyi dropped her call for tourists…>
THE road to Mandalay is one of the prime undertakings visitors to Burma undertake during their sojourn in the remote Asian nation. And there’s good reason to. Burma’s second largest city was the last royal capital and is rich in monasteries, architecture, crafts, food, and various modes of transport. Lying on the Ayerwaddy River it…>
YOU might not associate Yangon with nightlife but if you do find yourself at a loose end of an evening there are certainly some classy and happening places around where you can sip a cocktail or beer into the late night hours. Many of these are located in the city’s upmarket hotels and offer stunning…>
What makes it special? The Strand bar in Yangon is without doubt the classiest place to down a martini or three in Yangon. Rivaling other hotels like the Raffles in Singapore or the Continental in Ho Chi Minh City, this hotel reeks of an era of British colonialism that is now long gone. Unlike other…>