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Day 1 in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Part 4: Khaing Khaing Kyaw Myanmar Traditional Food Centre @ Pyay Road, Yangon, Myanmar

In continuation to the third part of Day 1 in Yangon, we requested for really really local food for our late lunch. Mr Myint (our taxi driver for the day) brought us to Khaing Khaing Kyaw, a Myanmar Traditional Food Centre at Mille Pyay Road. It is a local restaurant which specialises in authentic Burmese dishes. We …

Day 1 in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Part 5: Coffee Circles @ Dhamma Zedi Road, Yangon, Myanmar

On our way to Shwedagon Pagoda, we dropped by Coffee Circles for a quick coffee break. The coffeehouse is located in the compound of a hotel called Guest Care Hotel along Dhamma Zedi Road. Our driver didn’t know where it is but after showing the address, he zoomed all the way there. *Impressed* The Coffeehouse has a very classy interior and …

Day 1 in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Part 3: Botataung Pagoda, Kandwagyi Lake & Karaweik Palace, Reclining Buddha, Kabar Aye Pagoda

After our brunch at Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Restaurant, we head out into the city for sightseeing by Mr Myint (our tour guide and driver for the day). Botataung (Botahtaung) Pagoda Our very first Pagoda stop is at Botataung Pagoda which is located in downtown Yangon and near the Yangon river. Botataung Pagoda is one of the well-known …

Day 1 in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) Part 2: Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Restaurant @ Nawaday Street, Yangon, Myanmar

We had our very first Myanmar meal at Aung Mingalar Shan Noodle Restaurant, as the name says it, it is a Shan noodle restaurant. It is said that Shan cuisine is very similar to the Yunan cuisine. So, we were told it’s the Burmese version of Chinese cuisine. Initially, we wanted to grab a quick breakfast near our …