Having fun is a big part of Thai culture, and no celebration is more joyous than Songkran, which combines unabashed revelry with deep spirituality.
Galungan, a festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil in Hindu mythology, is one of Bali’s most colorful celebrations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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