Festivals & Events

Festivals & Events

Pi Mai Lao, Lao New Year’s Fest

Pi Mai Lao, Lao New Year’s Fest

From April 14th to April 16th, Laos will celebrate the most important holiday of the year: the Pi Mai (literally mean ‘New Year’). The most colorful festivities occur in Luang Prabang, the old Royal Capital and World Heritage city. In the [...]

Makha Bucha Day in Thailand: the celebration of Buddha’s teachings

Makha Bucha Day in Thailand: the celebration of Buddha’s teachings

The celebration of Makha Bucha day , one of the most important happenings for the whole Buddhist community in Thailand, is based on the Lunar calendar, and this year it falls on the 4th of March. It’s meaning is profoundly [...]

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year Celebrations

The world is getting ready to celebrate one of the most important and most ancient holidays of the year. The Chinese New Year 4713, this year be Thursday, February 19 and celebrations will lasts until March 5. Also known as the Spring [...]

Valentine’s Day Getaways

Valentine’s Day Getaways

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and a perfect opportunity for a short yet Romantic Getaway. This holiday has truly become a universal celebration of love and romance, so why not doing something unique and special? Being a traveler, [...]

Chiang Mai Flower Festival, 6-8 February 2015

Chiang Mai Flower Festival, 6-8 February 2015

This weekend Chiang Mai will bloom again. Living up to its traditional name, “ the Rose of the North”, the city will hold the 39th Annual Flower Festival, from Friday 6  to Sunday 8 of February. At this time of the [...]

Merdeka Parade

Hari Merdeka!

Twenty thousand people were in Merdeka Stadium, filled to the brim with anticipation and excitement. Dignitaries, queens, service people, union traders, everybody waiting for that historic moment. Then, all of a sudden, the stadium lights were off. Two minutes of [...]

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Hungry Ghost Festival in Hong Kong, 10 August 2014

The ashes of burnt jinzhi (ghost money) sit outside the local’s homes, while people fill the insides of temples with incense smoke and its altars with food offerings, hoping the special guests for the month won’t do harm or curse [...]