The bags have been unpacked and the memories are spilling out in the form of stories and day dreams. We’ve gotten a ton of questions about the highs and the lows, the best of the best and the worst of the best. As we reflect on our four months in Asia, we came up with a list highlighting […]
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Often timid, always tender, Burmese people exude honesty in the face of changing politics. Proud and loyal, but sincerely critical, they are the first to know Myanmar is on the brink of something great. Traditional face paint marks the cheeks of the majority of Burmese. What looks like war paint is actually a beauty product, […]
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Asian food. My most “Seamlessed” cuisine back home. I really love the stuff and looked forward to finally experiencing authentic dishes during my time in Asia. I had no idea what to expect of the food in Myanmar—the flavors, the preferred protein, the cooking methods—I knew nothing at all! On our first day in Myanmar, we […]
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You know you’ve entered drinker’s territory once your flight lands in Yangon and you order yourself a Coldilocks. By default, you’ll be served a 640ml bottle of Myanmar Beer. XL style… oh yeah. If you want to be a baby and nurse a standard 12oz. bottle or can, you’ll have to ask the waiter or […]
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