The Best of Myanmar: Golden Land of Hidden Gems is a premium armchair travel guide and coffee table book highlighting the best of Myanmar’s offerings including hotels and resorts, restaurants and cafes, art and artists, cruises and golf clubs.
Approached by the renowned editor-in-chief/publisher Jaffee Yee to commission the book’s art direction, the design was for a simple, refined, premium, and luxurious look.
The book features texts from prolific writers including Larry Jagan, Keith Lyons, Nathalie Johnston, Jim Algie and Ma Thanegi, and distinguished photographers including Barry Broman, L. Bruce Kekule, Ric Gaz and Alberto Cosi. The book also received the support from the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism Myanmar, Wildlife Conservation Society Myanmar, Yangon Heritage Trust, and Flora & Fauna International Myanmar.
The book was launched on 27 Dec 2017 at Chatrium Royal Lake Hotel Yangon.
Sketch of 1920s Yangon Waterfront by K. K. Ch’ng