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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Getting Money on the Black Market in Yangon, Myanmar

Changing money is a topic I’ve touched on a fair bit and as a perpetual traveller I look at in two ways: 1. If I have time I try to get the cheapest available rate possible 2. If I’m pushed for time and in an emergency, I check a few places quickly and pick the Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Getting Money on the Black Market in Yangon, Myanmar[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Tea Leaf Salad in Amarapura, Myanmar (Lahpet Thohk)

Today on Friday’s Featured Food we’re off to Myanmar for one of their special dishes. While backpacking there recently it would have been ridiculous not to try a “tea leaf salad”, known locally as Lahpet Thohk. This is very much a local speciality, only found in this form in Myanmar itself. Most local restaurants will Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Tea Leaf Salad in Amarapura, Myanmar (Lahpet Thohk)[…]

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