Burmese have been described as dignified, kind, gentle, generous, frank, poised, friendly, individualistic, patient, child-like, carefree, open, and informal. They have also been described gossipy, superstitious, secretive, paranoid, boastful and arrogant.
What is considered rude in Myanmar?
It is considered rude to touch a person’s head, because it is the “highest” point of the body. It is also considered taboo to touch another’s feet, but worse still to point with the foot or sit with feet pointing at someone older, because the feet are considered the lowest.
How much is a can of Coke in Myanmar?
A single person estimated monthly costs are 499$ without rent. Cost of living in Myanmar is, on average, 48.16% lower than in United States.
Cost of Living in Myanmar.
|Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle)||0.57$|
|Water (12 oz small bottle)||0.32$|
Are Burmese rude?
Burmese are a very friendly and outgoing people, especially towards visitors. However it is considered improper to lose one’s temper or show much emotion in public. Some customs and traditions endure from the British colonial period.
Can you flush toilet paper in Myanmar?
Toilet paper is available at shops all over the country, but not often at toilets. Some places charge a nominal fee to use the toilet. Sit-down toilets are not equipped to flush paper. Usually there’s a small waste basket nearby to deposit used toilet paper.
Can I use US dollars in Myanmar?
US dollar bills taken to Myanmar must be in PERFECT CONDITION. Dollar bills should be brought to Myanmar in differing denominations: take plenty of $10, $5 and $1 bills to pay for hotels, flights and historical sites, and take $100 or $50 bills for exchanging to kyat (larger denominations usually get a better rate).
How expensive is Myanmar?
Myanmar costs on average of $35 per day, including food and drink. Travel in Myanmar does depend on the type of traveller you are.
What is a good salary in Myanmar?
A person working in Myanmar typically earns around 545,000 MMK per month. Salaries range from 138,000 MMK (lowest average) to 2,430,000 MMK (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher). This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.