Thanaka, A Myanmar Beauty Secret

Myanmar’s women adore Thanaka, the unique traditional yellowish-white make-up that has been cherished for generations. Apart from cosmetic beauty, Thanaka also gives a cooling sensation and is believed to help remove acne, promote smooth skin and acts as a sun block, antiseptic, anti-fungal ointment and facial toner and is why the tradition started over 2,000...
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A day in Yangon

The idea for the Christmas holiday was that it would be three weeks of relaxing. But when choosing Myanmar we felt we couldn’t just fly in, sit on a beach and leave. So when my colleague, Emma and I planned the holiday, we didn’t book any tours beforehand deciding we would look at what was...
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21st Chatrium Family Maha Bon Kahtein Ceremony

Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon celebrated its 21st Maha Bon Kahtein Ceremony at Su Htoo Pan Monastery in Tamwe Township, Yangon on 7th November, 2019. In accordance with tradition, the Chatrium team sent and offered ceremonial robes, alms and Kahtein trees to the monastery at 09:30 am in the morning, and then offered lunch to...
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MUSIC FOR MYANMAR 2019 – AN ENCHANTED EVENING – An evening of enchanting music, dining and entertainment for a noble cause at Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon

On Friday 4th October 2019 Link for Aid, together with Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, will proudly present “Music for Myanmar 2019 - An Enchanted Evening’ to raise funds for disadvantaged, deaf and orphaned children in Myanmar.  The stars of this sparkling event will be the acclaimed Irish singing duo Simon Morgan and David Shannon,...
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