As the weather cools, towns all over Myanmar organize outdoor festivals with fantastic cultural events.
Hoi An’s lantern festival sees multitudes of glittering lanterns set afloat on the Thu Bon River.
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.
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.
Cambodians love their New Year celebrations. Bunseun You from Khiri Travel Siem Reap shares with us about his family traditions and celebrations during this special time of year.
The biggest holiday of the year in Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar and based on the lunar calendar is the New Year holiday starting on Monday. Here are some personal stories from some Khiri Travel employees and what they enjoy about their New Year holiday traditions and celebrations.
Early October the Phuket Vegetarian Festival (or the Nine Emperor Gods Festival) came to an end. Phuket Branch Manager Gonzalo Gil Lavreda from Khiri Travel Thailand visited this colorful event and reports..
Every year, Buddhists around the world celebrate Waisak (or Vesak) as the holiest day on the calendar. It marks Buddha’s birth, his enlightenment, and his attainment of nirvana all in one celebration.