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Here at InterNations, we aim to support you through every aspect of your relocation to Yangon, whether it's preparing for your move, dealing with paperwork, settling in when you arrive or connecting you with like-minded expats, InterNations is a valuable source of information and a great place to network and socialize with fellow expats. Our global organization has members around the world, spanning some InterNations Communities worldwide, including in Yangon.
So make the most of our network with its helpful members and get all the information you need as well as meet up with fellow expats in your local community. Chat with other people who are already familiar with the Yangon way of life to ensure you enjoy the best possible experience. With InterNations, you never stand alone.
Expat Experiences in Yangon: The Wild, Wild East
Whether you move to another city or go on a business trip somewhere — our communities are there to make you feel at home wherever you are in the world. Feel free to also check out our other vibrant InterNations Communities like the ones in Budapest or Chennai. Attend our monthly events and activities for Yangon expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life. Yangon is Myanmar's largest city and it is the most commercially important.
A stunning location, it boasts a skyline dominated by a sacred Buddhist temple, Shwedagon Paya, which attracts pilgrims from across the globe. The ft zedi is adorned with gold leaf, diamonds and other gems. In recent years, Yangon's economic fortunes have prospered, as local and foreign investors have been eager to grab a foothold. Many expats in Yangon have chosen the location due to the vast number of economic opportunities on offer, as land is becoming more valuable.
However, expat life shouldn't be just about work.
Take the time to take in the breathtaking beauty of Yangon, with stunning Buddhist monuments such as Botataung Paya and the recently renovated People's Park, with its flower gardens, fountains and ponds. There is also a diverse selection of shops, ranging from a department store to markets and arts and crafts waiting to be explored, as well as over 70 restaurants for all tastes. InterNations is the largest global network for expatriates, with communities in cities across the globe. Get to know fellow internationals in your city, before you're moving, or when traveling somewhere and never feel like a stranger.
I had a family people move upstairs from me who made noise at 11pm and 3am. Still, I also have friends who have sweeping views of Yangon. This pretty much goes without saying, but coming in to Myanmar with some level of humility and self-awareness is likely to go a long way. It is also pretty easy to avoid offending people, provided you tread lightly and be aware of some of the basics:.
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Really enjoy reading your blog with added photographs. I will continue to absorb your informtion and plan my months ahead, thanks Giles. Thanks Joanne, glad you liked it. I was lucky to being hosted in Yangon by a Filipino for 2 nights. The rest of time, I spent at Thabarwa meditation centre which was truly amazing. Thanks for taking the time to write this. Hello, thanks for your platform I plan a trip to Myanmar to find out more about art history and painting techniques of burmese manuscripts.
We are from March 29 to 5 April in Yangon and it would be especially interesting to talk with modern tattoo artists to find out whether traditional motifs are still or again tattooed. Further addresses and maybe even local contact to such modern tattoo artists would help us a lot.
Perhaps anybody could help us to find a modern tattoo artist who has experiences and knowledge of the old tattoo tradition? We are grateful for any further information With best wishes from Cologne Stephanie. Hi Giles, Your post was very informative. Do you know any place where I can look for roommates to help with the rent cost? Thank you for your information. I am glad have found your blog: Is there any recommended home stay or something that close enough to KBRI that I can rent for a month?
Safe means there is no thief or pickpocket thingy or any similar kind of that around the town.
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In terms of personal safety these websites are probably worth checking out: Hi, and thanks for this post! My wife and I will be moving to Yangon in March for an initial 10 weeks and potentially more. This blog has really served as a great reference in terms of preparation. That being said, I was hoping you could help answer one burning question we have: What should we pack?
For example, we used to recommend that people coming to Korea pack lots of deodorant, as it can be pretty pricey in Korea and that they bring a towel because Korean towels are often quite a bit smaller than western towels.
So, any recommendations in this vein about Myanmar? Typically the things I get from outside of Yangon are some electronics, good running shoes and linen. Hello, We are planning to visit Myanmar, so we got very useful information through this blog, hopefully this blog will help us if we come next year. Spent a week in and around Yangon last year and enjoyed it immensely.
Would love to go back.