Author Archives: Phoo Pwint Kyaw

The food of Thingyan

The food of Thingyan

Last month, I introduced you to Thingyan festival. This month I’ll tell you a little more about Thingyan festival, but from a different perspective, food, and for a couple of good reasons: 1) It’s April so that means it’s Thingyan season, and; 2) Everyone likes food and it’s a must to try the local foodContinue Reading

Thingyan spirit

Thingyan spirit

In Myanmar (or Burma, as it was once known before), March is the time when summer steps in, and summer holidays start. Like in many other countries, summer holidays are the time when families carry out their plans for summer vacation activities. There are a variety of holiday destinations to choose from, but the mostContinue Reading

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