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Bali’s Amandari Announces New Experiences for 30th Anniversary

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Aman’s Amandari in Bali is turning 30 and it’s pulling out all the stops with celebrations from picnics and festivals to cooking classes and yoga.

Luxury Guide to India Festivals in 2019

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Seeing the festivals of India isn’t difficult if you get a flight and a car, but to see it in style takes a little Remote Lands know-how. This luxury guide to India festivals will put you on the right track.

Chinatowns Around Asia Celebrate Chinese New Year

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Are you ready for the Year of the Dog? Well, the great Chinese diaspora in Chinatowns around Asia are setting up for their Spring Festival extravaganzas.

Trading Rockets for Rain in Yasothon

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To end the dry season, people gather to celebrate in Yasothon to drink, sing, and fire powerful handmade rockets into the heavens for the god Phaya Thaen to send the rains. It works.

Bacolod Masskara: Festival of Faces

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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.

Good vs Evil: Malaysia’s Thaipusam Festival

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Recently, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to witness the Thaipusam festival in full swing, at one of the world’s most revered Hindu shrines outside of India: the Batu Caves.

Holy Cow! A Day at Chonburi Buffalo Races

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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.

The Mane Event: Kyrgyzstan’s National Horse Games Festival

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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.

Back from the Dead: Thailand’s Phi Ta Khon Ghost Festival

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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

5 Fantastic Urban Festivals in Asia

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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…

Thailand Ink: the Magical Tattoo Festival

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I’d been wanting to visit the Magical Tattoo Festival in Nakon Pathom for years. This year, I finally had the chance, and what a festival it was!

Kohimian Rhapsody: Nagaland’s Amazing Hornbill Festival

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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…