Festivals

Laos - artist - Marie Do Hyman Boneu
August 10, 2016
Laos is especially known for its strong cultural connection with its neighbors. Influences derive from the Khmer, Thai, Vietnamese, Burmese, Chinese as well as the French and isolated hill tribes  ...
 
Songkran - Thailand - New Year - Festival - monks
February 16, 2016
Nowadays the Thai Songkran Festival is perceived by lots of people as nothing more than a massive water fight. It’s a shame really because it is also a sacred celebration in Thai Buddhism and the mo ...
 
Laos - water - New Year
February 15, 2016
Water is a precious commodity to a quarter of the population in Laos that does not have running water. Economically, water is a valuable natural resource as Laos attempts to build enormous dam project ...
 
Chinese New Year - Bangkok - China Town - Thailand
February 8, 2016
Today is the official start of Chinese New Year, although of course yesterday there were lots of ‘preliminary’ activities, including putting on red clothes, setting off firecrackers, decorating ho ...
 
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April 17, 2015
Every day, Khiri Travel teams are in touch with both travelers in Southeast Asia and worldwide travel professionals. A much bespoken subject is obviously ‘the weather.’ Is this a good time to trav ...
 
Khiri's Bunseun from Siem Reap branch with his daughter during Cambodia New Year
April 13, 2015
Bunseun You, Khiri Travel Branch Manager in Siem Reap, loves to talk about his big family and Cambodia’s most popular holiday time. “Khmer New Year is very popular in Cambodia. It is the best chan ...
 
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April 10, 2015
Mya Moe Pwint , Khiri Travel’s Chief Accountant in Myanmar tells about her upcoming lunar New Year celebrations. The biggest holiday of the year in Myanmar is Thingyan. Celebration style depends on  ...
 
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March 29, 2015
Join us on April 12th or 13th and climb aboard Khiri Travel Myanmar's Thingyan Truck! Celebrate the Water Festival in an unforgettable fashion. For just 40,000 Kyats per person, you'll join other ...
 
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February 23, 2015
Bunseun You, Branch Manager in our office in Siem Reap blogs about Khmer New Year celebrations at the Banteay Chhmar Tented Camp and around Cambodia. Staying at the camp around the Angkorian temples i ...
 
thing to do at Halong Bay, Vietnam in one day trip
January 9, 2015
Vietnam is a great destination for families. Not only are the destinations and activities family friendly, but Vietnamese people also love to welcome families to their country. The Vietnamese have a g ...
 
©Photographer-Sergy - Kanchanaburi River kwai bridge week festival
November 26, 2014
The weeklong Bridge on the River Kwai Festival begins this week in Kanchanaburi. This historic railroad bridge is a part of the infamous Death Railway built during World War II by Allied prisoners ...
 
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November 25, 2014
THAILAND Bangkok has so many New Year’s Eve celebrations from which to choose. Khiri Travel Thailand is happy to assist your valued guests find just the right party or dining table for this speci ...
 
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October 13, 2014
Here is a short blog by our Assistant Sales & Reservations Manager at Khiri Travel Myanmar. Zaw Min Oo (Jack) reports on the recent donation trip initiated by Khiri Travel Myanmar’s staff plus  ...
 
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October 3, 2014
For the three days of Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year’s celebration, the entire city of Bangkok turns into one huge water fight. The day started with a sumptuous breakfast buffet featurin ...
 
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Yesterday, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or the Nine Emperor Gods Festival) has come to an end. Phuket Branch Manager Gonzalo Gil Lavreda from Khiri Travel Thailand visited this colorful event.  ...
 
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September 30, 2014
It's that time of the year again! Salak Yom takes place in Wat Prathat Haripunchai, Lamphun in September. Salak Yom is an ancient merit making ceremony originally for women of the Tai Yong  ...
 
990 Leg rowers Inle Lake
August 25, 2014
The liveliest time of year at Inle Lake takes place between 24 September and 11 October. Phaung Daw Oo Festival is the spectacular sight of a boat with 50 of the lake’s iconic leg rowers pulling ...
 
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June 27, 2014
The parade of the annual Lamyai (longan) Festival in Lamphun province was a feast for the eye. This is by far the most beautiful parade I have seen this year in Thailand, eclipsing the parades of t ...
 
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April 25, 2014
Every year, Buddhists around the world celebrate Waisak (or Vesak) as the holiest day on the calendar. It marks Buddha’s birth, his enlightenment, and his attainment of nirvana all in one celebratio ...
 
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April 3, 2014
Larantuka is the capital city on the island of Flores on the eastern side of the Indonesian Lesser Sunda Islands. Located along an important sea trade route, the island became a colony of Portugal ...
 

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