2018 Primetime Emmy
& James Beard Award Winner
Shrimp paste, purple kryptonite for white people, is the soul of Burmese cuisine.
This is, ironically, good news for the miners brought in to replace the locals, because the locals are still not allowed to mine, and now the mines won’t be flooded by the dam anytime soon.
Inside the pages of one of the world’s most pathetic publications.
Seen from one angle, the Burma-U.S. rapprochement is a sign of a bright new future. Step a foot to the side and look again, and it’s a sad little tryst between two countries with, shall we say, image problems (and a China problem).
A visit to the Bethlehem Baptist Church, currently home to almost 100 men, women and children fleeing from the Kachin conflict.
The true cost of Myanmar’s famous – or infamous – tuk-tuks.
Inevitably when you travel, no matter how far you go or how different the people, your mind looks for parallels between your life and theirs.
Rangoon is still not the easiest destination for anyone, let alone a staunchly conservative burgoo-lover from Louisville on his first trip to the land of shrimp paste. Some tips for Sen. Mitch McConnell’s visit to Burma.
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