There is a timeless, romantic quality about the city of Yangon. Built on the banks of the Yangon River, with a great loop of water curving around two-thirds of the city, it has that unmistakable […]



One of the most exotic and colorful countries of the world, Myanmar has been a magnet for traders and travelers for centuries.  The Golden Land’s heritage is complemented by the bustling business capital of Yangon.  The […]


Rattan (Cane and Caneware)

Cane (Calamus species) known in Myanmar as Kyein is found throughout the country in the moist forests of the plains and lower hills.  Several species are erect, but the most useful kinds climb and scramble […]