Feeling Myanmar

Myanmar has been on my radar as a destination ever since seeing Tony Bourdain’s inaugural episode of Parts Unknown in 2013. He happened there at a unique moment when the country was slowly emerging from under the weight of military rule and opening up to the world. Bourdain was able to capture the place in … Continue reading Feeling Myanmar

Pan Asian: Mohingar – Fish Noodle Soup (Myanmar)

Burma, or Myanmar as it is known today, is one Asian country not often in the news apart from natural disasters like the devastating cyclone that rocked that country in 2008. That’s because the military dictatorship that controls the country is notoriously secretive and isolationist. Therefore, the announcement of the release of human rights activist … Continue reading Pan Asian: Mohingar – Fish Noodle Soup (Myanmar)