Traditions

Thanakhar

Thanakhar is a traditional cosmetic paste used predominantly in Myanmar. It is made from ground bark of certain trees, most commonly the thanakhar tree (Hesperethusa crenulata) and the wood-apple tree (Limonia acidissima). Here are some […]

Media

Myanmar Newspapers

State-run Private Other Weekly newspapers and journals Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_newspapers_in_Myanmar

Destinations

Myeik

Myeik (Mergui) is situated in the souther region of Myanmar, lying in the Adaman Sea. It is a busy port town and centre for the fishing, pearls, rice, dried fish and bird’s nests. The Myeik […]

Traditions

Thanakhar

Thanakhar is a traditional cosmetic paste used predominantly in Myanmar. It is made from ground bark of certain trees, most commonly the thanakhar tree (Hesperethusa crenulata) and the wood-apple tree (Limonia acidissima). Here are some […]

Travel

Traditions

Thanakhar

Thanakhar is a traditional cosmetic paste used predominantly in Myanmar. It is made from ground bark of certain trees, most commonly the thanakhar tree (Hesperethusa crenulata) and the wood-apple tree (Limonia acidissima). Here are some […]

Arts & Culture

Nagas

An estimated 100,000 Nagas, comprised of 12 major tribes and numerous subtribes, live in Myanmar. Traditionally, Nagas lives high in the northwestern hills, along the India border, but in recent years, many have moved to […]

Media

Myanmar Newspapers

State-run Private Other Weekly newspapers and journals Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_newspapers_in_Myanmar

Travel

Bringing travel agents to Myanmar

Myanmar Airways International is promoting familiarisation (FAM) trips targeting overseas travel agents and so-called social influencers. The airline hopes to convince overseas tour operators and media (social influencers) to return to Myanmar to check out […]

Festivals

Tazaungdaing Festival

The Tazaungdaing Festival (also known as the Festival of Lights), held on the full moon day of Tazaungmone, the eighth month of the Myanmar calendar, is celebrated as a national holiday in Myanmar and marks […]

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