Don’t Miss Pasola Festival in Sumba Coming in March

February 23, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, Indonesia

Sumba Island in Indonesia is the location for a wild, animist festival called Pasola. Don’t’ miss this semi annual event that involves a medieval-type contest with spears and horses.

People and Processions in a Balinese Temple Ceremony

January 26, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culture, Festivals, Indonesia

In October, Herman, Wiwi and Chelly from Khiri Travel Indonesia in Bali were invited to join in a unique temple ceremony, purification ritual and colorful procession in northern Bali.

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.