Family Time for Khmer New Year Festival

April 13, 2015 by | Filed Under: Cambodia, Festivals, News, Our People

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.

Buddhist New Year Celebrations Up Close and Personal

April 10, 2015 by | Filed Under: Festivals, Laos, Myanmar, News, Our People, Thailand

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.

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival

October 3, 2014 by | Filed Under: Festivals, Travel

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..

Waisak: A Holy Circuit of Three Borobudur Temples

April 25, 2014 by | Filed Under: Festivals, Indonesia, News

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. The day falls on the full moon in the 4th month of the Chinese lunar calendar (May 15, 2014). Arguably the most spectacular […]

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