Dying to see Joss Stone this weekend? Here’s all the information you need.

English singer-songwriter Joss Stone is about to embark on a very short southeast Asian tour at the start of next month, and it includes a date in Myanmar! On March 4, Stone will play a concert at the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel Tickets went on sale today, which, considering that the gig is this coming Saturday, is cutting it a little close to say the least Welcome to Myanmar Tickets can be bought from shopcommm,...

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This new travel App shows you how to explore Yangon like a local

‘My Yangon, My Home’ festival returns with something for everyone

“We [artists] are now starting to be allowed to create public art here in Yangon So when I received permission to go ahead with this project, I asked myself, ‘What kind of...

‘My Yangon, My Home’ festival returns with something for everyone

Guy stalks girl at Shwedagon Pagoda, story goes viral

A Facebook user has received an outpouring of support as he embarks on a creepy quest to find the girl he stalked at the Shwedagon Pagoda on Saturday The lovesick stalker...

Guy stalks girl at Shwedagon Pagoda, story goes viral

VIDEO: A Valentine’s Day one Sai Sai fan will never forget

Valentine’s Day may be over, but that doesn’t meant you have stop showing off the gifts that that special someone surprised you with, especially if that special someone is...

Gynopedia gives Yangon a much-needed health resource

Gynopedia – the site that helps you find tampons in Seoul, an LGBT-friendly gynecologist in Bangkok or the morning after pill in Lima now offers sexual and reproductive health...

Gynopedia gives Yangon a much-needed health resource

Flashback to when Vera Lynn, now 100, sang to British troops in Burma

Legendary WWII singer Vera Lynn has been in headlines all day because she’s about to be the first person ever to release an album at the age of 100 That's so cool!  But...

Flashback to when Vera Lynn, now 100, sang to British troops in Burma

No 2. Art Area: a sanctuary for Yangon’s new generation of street artists

Arker Kyaw remembers the night of November 3, 2012, when he and his friends ventured out at 3am to adorn a Yangon street with a portrait of a grinning Barack Obama He remembers...

No 2. Art Area: a sanctuary for Yangon’s new generation of street artists

Yangon Bus Café: Come for the décor, stay for the décor

If you enjoy coffee, long walks in the park, and are feeling a bit hipster-y, then the most recent addition to Kandawgyi Park’s slew of cafés might be worth checking...

Yangon Bus Café: Come for the décor, stay for the décor

Photo exhibition complicates human-elephant relationship

The Anglo-Burmese wars are usually remembered for their casualties – human lives and Burmese independence But the British Empire’s colonization of Burma also had a creative...

Photo exhibition complicates human-elephant relationship

Artist Chuu Wai Nyein smirks at the patriarchy

Chuu Wai Nyein was 18 years old when she went for a motorbike ride that would carry her to her station in the fight against sexism As she rode through the streets of Mandalay one...

Artist Chuu Wai Nyein smirks at the patriarchy

Coconuts Yangon Lifestyle

Myanmar is changing quickly, and nowhere is that more true or more exciting than in Yangon. A city that a few years ago was unknown to most people in the rest of the world is now on the map as an artistic and innovative hub. Where there were once no cell phones available to most of the public there is now a sprawling web of connectivity that is giving birth to new communities and a refreshing, new diversity of options for the people who live here. The Lifestyle section of Coconuts Yangon covers everything from modern ways to wear the traditional longyi to stoners debating the reason for a sudden lack of weed in the city to the many ways art makes history here. Check us out and never run out of things to talk about in Yangon.