Indonesia’s Pasola Brings out Warrior Spirit

January 16, 2018 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, Indonesia, Regional News

Experience the Pasola, or mounted spear-fighting competition, which takes place on the uniquely spiritual island of Sumba, where animist beliefs and ancestral worship are still practiced to this day.

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.

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.

Must See Lunar Festival at Laos Landmark

December 1, 2015 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Laos, News, Travel

Pha That Luang, Vientiane’s magnificent golden stupa is the national symbol of Laos. Each year throngs of pilgrims process by candlelight around this stupa shimmering in the light of the full moon.

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!