Tag: CITY

Unique Yangon: “Blood” splatters and men in skirts

shwedagon pagoda myanmar yangon

Developing. That would be the best word to describe the largest city and former capital of Myanmar, Yangon, previously known as Rangoon. Before arriving in Yangon, I didn’t have many expectations as Myanmar isn’t the top picked tourist destination in travel catalogues. With images of the city being slim to non-existent in my head, I…

Norwegian Boys’ Choir attracts 850 guests to church concert

“If it doesn’t give you goose bumps, you need help. Seriously,” said Karl Johnny Hersvik, CEO of Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA (The Norwegian Company), before 60 Norwegian boys began their performance of their first public concert in Asia. Looking around the fully seated church guests, it was indeed difficult not to spot a person not…