Where do you find resources about living in Myanmar?

Since the borders to Myanmar were recently opened in 2011, there isn’t a lot of current information about life in Myanmar. Most travel books are outdated and there are very few blogs that are current and applicable to our new life in Yangon. Over the past few months we have collected a list of the best resources out there that are the most up to date!

Books:

Insight Guides, Myanmar

Published in April 2013. This book has fantastic photographs and goes into detail on many different aspects of life in Myanmar.

Published in April 2013. This book has fantastic photographs and goes into detail on many different aspects of life in Myanmar.

The Guardian’s Top 10 Best Books on Burma

Videos:

Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown – Myanmar

Bourdain travels through Myanmar exploring the good, the tasty and the ever-changing culture.

Bourdain travels through Myanmar exploring the good, the tasty and the ever-changing culture.

Myanmar in 4k

Blogs:

Becky In Burma 

Jessica’s Top Tips for Yangon

Websites:

Yangon Life

Myanmore

Mizzima

Go-Myanmar.com

Yangonite

Articles:

As Myanmar reopens, so does its universities

NY Times 36 Hours in Yangon, Myanmar

BBC Myanmar Profile

Language:

Free downloads: Burmese by Ear or Essential Myanmar

Free Online Burmese Lessons

Forums:

Mingalapar

Google Group: Yangon Expat Connection

Did we forget any essential Myamar resources? Add them here!

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