Pyin Oo Lwin Flower Festival to span entire month of December

This year’s Pyin Oo Lwin Flower Festival will be lengthened from its usual two weeks to span the entire month of December, Myanmar state media announced today. This will be the festival’s 12th year running in the scenic town in Mandalay Region. The festival will be held at the 437-acre National Kandawgyi Botanical Garden, which ...

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6 fun things to do in Yangon this weekend [June 23-25]

6 fun things to do in Yangon this weekend [June 23-25]

Yangon be poppin’ this weekend. These are the musical, foodical, educational events we’re most excited about: Friday Let’s start the weekend off with something...

Mandalay gets its first water park

Mandalay gets its first water park

In some strange twist of irony, Mandalay has received a surplus of water in the form of the city’s newest (and only) water park, just as Yangon citizens have pulled ourselves...

Up close with the residents of the Twante Snake Temple [PHOTOS]

Up close with the residents of the Twante Snake Temple [PHOTOS]

A guide to getting there and not victimizing yourself Whenever I want to seem cool and adventurous to a friend from out of town but only have a few hours to do it, I always end up...

5 enchanting excursions in central Myanmar for under USD100

5 enchanting excursions in central Myanmar for under USD100

[Coconuts Yangon x FlyMya] Experience village life along the shores of Inle Lake or witness the beauty of Bagan on horsecart.

Coconuts Singapore’s absolutely utterly definitive guide to Neon Lights 2016

Coconuts Singapore’s absolutely utterly definitive guide to Neon Lights 2016

Hey there all you fluorescent adolescents! Wanna get totally lit at Neon Lights for free? We’ve got several festival tickets up for grabs, brotendos. Check out how you can...


 

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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.