Laos Handicraft Festival and New Arts Tour

Every year over 200 Lao artisans travel to Vientiane to exhibit high quality handicrafts at the Laos Handicraft Festival starting this year, 30 October 2016.

Thai Songkran: Prepare for a Soaking!

February 16, 2016 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, News, Thailand, Travel

Thailand’s New Year festival or Songkran holiday in April is a riot of a good time and a water celebration that can be enjoyed by everyone, Thais and travelers alike.

Water for Worship and Play During Lao New Year

February 15, 2016 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, Laos, News, Travel

Water is the central focus in the celebration of the Lao New Year holiday in both worship at the temple and playful celebration on the streets.

Monkeying Around in Chinatown 8 – 9 Feb 2016

February 8, 2016 by | Filed Under: Festivals, Thailand

Chinese New Year is always associated with a Chinese zodiac animal sign and one the Five Elements, for 2016 these are a monkey and fire!

The May-September Travel Weather Outlook for Southeast Asia

Every day, our teams are in touch with both travelers and worldwide travel professionals. A much bespoken subject is ‘the weather.’ Is this a good time to travel? What is today’s temperature? Will it be a rainy day? — To help you advise clients, here is the Khiri weather report for the season May to September!