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.
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 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.
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.
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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
For the three days of Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year’s celebration, the entire city of Bangkok turns into one huge water fight.
Last time we visited Bali, we were here for Nyepi, the Balinese New Year and day of silence, and were sequestered in our hotel room for a day. So, I was not surprised to hear that there was a big religious celebration within days of our arrival in Bali. The Hindu calendar is full of them.
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 a gilded barge holding the sacred Buddha images of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda from one village to the next.
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.