Today we’re whisking you off on a journey into the pretty towns and mountainous meadows of beautiful Bhutan for a glimpse of its fascinating summertime traditions. With a firm emphasis on preserving traditions and religious heritage, this Himalayan kingdom, ensconced in a little enclave between Tibet and India, maintains its authenticity and is a delight […]
I’ve known for some time that people in the Philippines know how to throw colorful festivals, but it wasn’t until I recently ventured to Bacolod in Negros Occidental to experience one for myself that I truly understood the spirit of a Filipino party.
Thailand is home to some of Asia’s best festivals, and the thrilling seven-day Buffalo Races festival that takes place annually during Buddhist Lent (normally in October) in Chonburi is no exception.
One of the main reasons for the timing of my trip to Kyrgyzstan was to have the chance to check out the country’s National Horse Games Festival, which takes place in August.
Phi Ta Khon is one of the most fun of Thailand’s festivals. Festival-goers dress up in ghost masks and parade and party through the streets of Dan Sai district in Loei
Always in search of the most authentic experiences in the most remote regions, the unique and colorful Hornbill Festival in India’s little-known Nagaland region has been on my bucket list for the last 14 years…
From Hong Kong’s Dragon Boat Festival to Chiang Mai’s Songkran, these thrilling events are a fantastic way to get a large spoonful of the country’s culture, without even leaving the city…
Imagine a festival in which every American from Denver to the Pacific, from Seattle to Phoenix and from Cheyenne to San Diego was in attendance – between 80 to 100 million living souls. India’s Kumbh Mela is indeed such a festival.
The Cheung Chau Bun Festival is an annual festival held on the small island of Cheung Chau in Hong Kong. I attended this unique festival several times while I was living in Hong Kong.
These days, Surin is home to the Surin Elephant Round-up, which takes place during the end of November each year. The festival is a multi-day event, starting with the Elephant Buffet or Elephant breakfast on the first day, and then is followed by elaborate battle re-enactments the following day.