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December Garden (Restaurant) - Homemade Fried Yogurt

My Myanmar colleague, Su, and I went on a day trip to Pyin Oo Lwin from Mandalay. We hired a car to drive us to visit 7 places in Pyin Oo Lwin. When it was time for lunch, our driver told us that he had a recommendation and he drove us…
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Mya Shwe Taung Tea Shop - Air-Conditioned Tea Shop in Mandalay

Google says that winter in Myanmar is November to February, which is why my colleague Su and I decided to go in November. It is still as hot, probably because it is just the start of winter. The worse thing is, most shops and markets in Myanmar…
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Lucky Seven Tea Shop - Traditional Burmese Sweet Tea and Snacks

Tea shops are an integral part of Myanmar culture. Tea shops are not only places to drink tea, they are places where Burmese people socialize. One of the most popular tea shop chain is Lucky Seven Tea Shop which has several outlets around…
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Danuphyu Daw Saw Yee Myanmar Restaurant - Burmese Rice & Curry

Special thanks to my Myanmar colleague Su’s cousin, who chauffeured us around all day and my Myanmar colleague Su who acted as my local guide and translator. My Myanmar trip would not have been so smooth without their help. Today was…
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Kuala Terengganu Chinatown Restaurants You Must Try

Call me whatever you want, but I love eating the local food everywhere I travel. I feel that the fastest and cheapest way to experience the local culture is through eating the local food. I recently went on a 3 days 2 nights Kuala Terengganu…
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After You Dessert Cafe - Kakigori, Thick Toasts, Coffee Drinks and More

May started baking since 10 years old and she wanted to share the love of good coffee and desserts with everyone. She opened the first After You Dessert Cafe in 2007 right after college.  After You Dessert Cafe's menu consists of…
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Chang Moi Noodle - Rice Noodles Stall with More Than 40 Years History

I am so glad I took up my DewyHouse host, Chim's advise to check out Nimmanahaeminda Road. I stumbled upon Mont Nom Sod, one of the most popular dessert shop in Thailand.  Just a few steps next to Mont Nom Sod is an inconspicuous stall…
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Mont Nom Sod - Popular Thai “Toast with Milk” Dessert Shop

I was strolling down Nimmanahaeminda Road as recommended by my host at DewyHouse, Chim, and his wife, Dewy. It is a lovely place to take a stroll with small alleys on both sides of the road to wander in and explore.  Just then, I spotted…
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The Breakfast Club (Soho) - Good English Breakfast in London

It’s morning and since Keystone House Hostel does not provide breakfast, I have to look for my own breakfast.  I got to know about The Breakfast Club from the movie Pitch Perfect. While I don’t see what’s so great about the movie,…
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Rock & Sole Plaice - Oldest Fish and Chip Restaurant in London

Besides pie and mash and sticky toffee pudding (both of which I have tried at Mother Mash), fish and chips is another iconic British food.  Considering that fish and chips originated from the United Kingdom, it seems wrong not to have fish…