Jinn Thoke

Jinn Thoke: Burmese Ginger Salad Recipe

Most of my knowledge of Burmese culture comes from my super-weird family. I can’t attest that I have any special insight into the customs and … Continue Reading →


Montage Monday: Travels with Mom

In celebration of American Mother’s Day, this Montage Monday features travel with my own mom! Thanks for everything, Mom! I love you! The last time … Continue Reading →


Montage Monday: Burma 2005

Take a walk down memory lane with me on this three-photo montage highlighting my best memories from past travels! My first night in Burma and … Continue Reading →


Fortune and Doom

The other day I decided to go with my mother and her sisters to get our palms read. I don’t really give fortune telling much … Continue Reading →


Little Buddhas

The other day I spent an afternoon at my family’s temple in Sagaing, a city of high concentration in temples and meditation centers within a … Continue Reading →


My Burmese Days

Before I left California, one of my cousins asked me, “What do you do in Burma? Just go to temples?” Well, yeah. There ARE a … Continue Reading →