Great date spots in the city: Best places to chat, chill, geek out (and maybe make out) in Yangon

For those of you looking to get romantic in Yangon, the city offers plenty of options from couples massages, to sporty pursuits, to going for drinks in the sky. Though even the most mundane chores can be loads of fun when you’re with the right person, we have some suggestions for those big nights — ...

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Yangon Gallery Hopping: Where to see classical paintings, unusual sculptures, modern art, and more

Yangon Gallery Hopping: Where to see classical paintings, unusual sculptures, modern art, and more

Yangon is an inspiring place — full of rich history, glorious pagodas, and distinctive everyday scenery. It’s no wonder it’s spawned so much art throughout its...

Gone to Yangon: The weirdest, coolest, chillest Airbnbs we found in Myanmar’s biggest city

Gone to Yangon: The weirdest, coolest, chillest Airbnbs we found in Myanmar’s biggest city

Whether using it as a stopping off point on the way to Inle Lake, Bagan, or the wilds of Myanmar, most travelers to the country end up spending at least a night in Yangon —...

7 ways to beat the monsoon blues: Indoor activities in Yangon covering arts, sports, music, and entertainment

7 ways to beat the monsoon blues: Indoor activities in Yangon covering arts, sports, music, and entertainment

The grey skies, rain, and wet, muddy pavements can easily get the best of us Yangon residents during monsoon season, but there are ways to resist. Here is a list of places and...

Where to meet, adopt, and play with animals in Yangon

Where to meet, adopt, and play with animals in Yangon

Animal shelters and cafes have popped up across Yangon over the last few years, offering a wide range of options to humans who want to schedule a fluffy playdate, adopt a new...

Holding space at the Tree House Garden

Holding space at the Tree House Garden

Behind a big white gate at the end of a narrow lane in Yangon’s most exclusive neighborhood lies a wide, green lawn surrounded by lush trees and dotted with quiet, wooden...

J&Me Studio nails the mani-pedi experience

J&Me Studio nails the mani-pedi experience

Mani-pedi enthusiasts say this small Myaynigone salon deserves recognition for its quality service, low prices, and neighborly staff. “That’s a lot of skin peeling!” A row...

Soaked streets and water fights for Myanmar New Year festival

Soaked streets and water fights for Myanmar New Year festival

The thuds of party music and splash-happy water fights marked the start of celebrations leading up to the Buddhist New Year in Myanmar on Friday, a time of high spirits and...

Work cafés in Yangon: Where to find the best coffee, snacks, and Wi-Fi

Work cafés in Yangon: Where to find the best coffee, snacks, and Wi-Fi

In 2015, a dude who spent the second decade of his life traveling the world and evaluating the availability of Wi-Fi in each one rated Myanmar the worst. We published a list back...

New Travel Hubs support communities while welcoming visitors to southern Myanmar

New Travel Hubs support communities while welcoming visitors to southern Myanmar

By Alexander Wishneff Adventures to two of Myanmar’s most beautiful destinations became significantly more manageable this week with the launching of two Travel Hubs in Hpa-An...


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Coconuts Yangon City guides

Each city in Myanmar has its own vibrant character. From the bustling, motorbike-clogged streets of Mandalay to the pretty riverfront life in Mawlamyine to the flamboyant artifice of Naypyidaw, learn more about Myanmar’s varied cities and how to enjoy them from Yangon Coconuts’ City Guides.