Not only is Yogyakarta the cultural seat of Java, it’s home to the city’s shopping mecca Malioboro Street where visitors can browse endlessly for bargains, dine and be exquisitely entertained.
Indonesian weddings can vary greatly from island to island as one would expect given the many different cultures in a country that has thousands of islands and hundreds of languages. Marriage customs can also be based on long-held traditional culture.
Beer and wine do not have a long history in Myanmar culture, which becomes clear if you hear the words a Myanmar citizen would use for both beverages: beeyar and wine.
A cultural melting pot, Puttalam’s rural ambience and serene coastal beauty make it a fascinating place to visit while staying at the luxurious Bethany 101, a colonial icon.
Thailand’s night markets and bazaars are a great way to escape the tropical heat of the day; a social necessity in Asian culture where locals can shop, meet friends, and, of course, eat out.