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 bungalows. Away from the noise of the city’s traffic is the Tree House Garden – a space for yoga, meditation, and connections between likeminded people. ...

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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...

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...

Pyin Oo Lwin Flower Festival to span entire month of December

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...

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...


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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.