11 Ways to Own Your Stay in Yangon, Myanmar
Land of the Golden Pagodas. With a moniker like that, it is no wonder Myanmar has been gaining ground in tourism in the recent years. And no other city best fits this claim than Yangon, the primary gateway into the country.
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Myanmar’s commercial and religious center, high-rise residential and commercial buildings stand side by side with the city’s gilded Buddhist temples. For most tourists though, Yangon serves only as the launch pad to other places in Myanmar, like Bagan – to see the hot air balloons floating over its 2200 Buddhist temples – or the Inle Lake – to catch some wicked gravity-defying fishing tricks. But in fact, there are already plenty of places to go and things to do in Yangon.
1. Order Burmese food straight from the menu at the Feel Myanmar Food
Eating the local food is an integral part of any trip, but it can be a daunting task if you have no idea what it involves. In Yangon, the restaurant Feel Myanmar Food is very popular among both locals and foreigners and will be the top-of-mind destination for taxi drivers whose clients are looking for some local grub. There is the option to dine indoors or al fresco, where tables and chairs are set up along the sidewalk.
Meanwhile, ordering can be done at the counter where food is laid out in chafing dishes, or by using the menu. For your first Burmese food experience, order from the menu and see what they bring out.Food