As you know Yangon is one of the green city in Asia, there will be a good numbers of gardens and park can be found in town. Among them Kandawgyi Park is the romantic spot for every evening with magnificent view and atmosphere where you might want to spent the quality time.
If you want to see the live slideshow of unique actions or way of life of the Burmese people, take Yangon’s Circle train. You will observe the lively and colorful rural Burmese way in just three hour of this slow circle train journey.
Chicken satay is one of the popular street foods in Myanmar. Just marinated chicken and roast them on a barbeque with additional spices, mostly served with fresh lemon sauce.
Betel is an evergreen Indo-Malayan climbing or trailing shrub (Piper betel), having usually ovate leaves used to wrap betel nuts. In the ancient days, the Myanmar people usually showed their hospitality by serving kunhsay-laphet (betel, tobacco and tea) to the guests. Their idea was to show warmness to the outsiders and to become more friendly while chewing and talking. It was a kind of an entertainment at that time. The betel leaves and the nuts were all served together in a lacquer ware box especially made for it.
Homalin is a peaceful town in the northwestern part of Myanmar. The town lies on the poetic Chindwin River and near the India Border and is the capital of the Homalin Township. As other places in Myanmar, Homalin is a warm and wet township. The temperature is about 30oC in summer and dropped to 10oC in winter. The major inhabitant here is the Naga with unique Naga Traditional New Year Festival – one of the most interesting festivals that you can miss in Myanmar. About transportation, you can reach Homalin by the 530-km-long main road, boat or plane from Mandalay or Yangon with Homali Airport. Homalin, a great place for opening New Year!
Leshi, or Lashe or Lay Shi is a township located in the Sagaing Division of Myanmar. Its principal town is Leshi. The major resident here is the Naga and like Homalin, this place is also famous for the Naga New Year Festival and others festivals. The scenes are very attractive with mountains; wooden house of the Naga and forests… Leshi gives you great chances to enjoy the festivals with friendly locals and wonderful views.
Located in Mingun, Sagaing Region, about 11 km north of Mandalay, on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar, the Migun bell was considered as the largest ringing bell in the world until 2000. It was built by the longest reigning monarch of the Konbaung dynasty King Bodawpaya (1782-1819) and weighs 55,555 viss (90.718 kilograms or 199.999 pounds). This number is engraved on the surface of the bell. In more detail, the outer diameter of the rim is 16 feet 3 inches (4.95 m).
Monywa is a city in Sagaing Region, Myanmar, located 136 km northwest of Mandalay on the eastern bank of the River Chindwin. Monywa is a major centre for trade and commerce and for agricultural produce from the surrounding Chindwin valley, especially beans, orange, pulses and jaggery (palm sugar). In addition, the local industry includes mills for the production of cotton, flour, noodles, and edible oils. Sausages from Alon called wet udaunk are quite popular, and Budalin longyi (sarong) is known for the strength of the fabric and its checked patterns.
Sagaing is the capital of Sagaing Region in Myanmar and located on the Irrawaddy River. Nowadays, Sagaing, with numerous Buddhist monasteries, is the most important religious and monastic hub of the area. About history, Sagaing, in the past was the capital of the Sagaing Kingdom (1315-1364) which ruled a part of the central area of Burma after the fall of Pagan dynasty. During the Ava period (1364-1555), the city was the common fief of the crown prince or senior princes.
Toddy cake is one of Myanma traditional snacks. First, specified ratio of sugar and salt must be mixed with some water and boil it to become a thick gravy. Then, kernels of toddy-palm fruit are to be cut into small pieces. Sugar gravy is then poured on pieces of toddy palm fruit. Afterwards, it must be steamed in the pot or steamer for at least five minutes. After five minutes of steaming, you will get soft steamed toddy cake. Subsequently, if you squeeze some juice of lime in it, you get steamed toddy cake with delicious sweet and sour taste.