Si Phan Don is arguably the most peaceful region of Laos, a beautifully rural backwater where the Mekong River becomes a vast inland sea, carving the land into an archipelago of tiny islets.
This unique tour into the rice fields of rural Laos is a wonderful opportunity to try your hand at plowing and learn about rice production, followed by a fascinating workshop in silk weaving and spinning.
Experience Bali’s world-famous art hamlet Ubud at sunrise when vendors arrive for the local market and the sun glances through the green dew-covered rice terraces, filling them with radiant light.
Cycling through the Javanese countryside on this rural travel tour is an opportunity to try a hand at planting rice. Most guests probably don’t remember the last time they got sucked in the mud!
Khiri Travel Indonesia, in addition to Lombok, Yogyakarta and Flores, has now opened a branch office in Bali, a world-renowned tropical island
Enjoy a hands-on experience in local village life and cooking traditional recipes during this active tour to learn more about rice farming and food in Sri Lanka.
In her cabin amidst the rice paddies on an island deep in the Andaman Sea awaits a charming Thai lady ready to reveal her secret family recipes. She now grows her own riceberry.
The importance of rice in Myanmar society and culture cannot be understated. Travelers to this country will quickly learn the cultural value of rice; both as food prepared in the Burma kitchen, or as a currency in trade.
Venture out on our evening scooter tour and discover the huge and dizzying variety of Khmer cuisine that is dished up in the busy rural markets that surround Siem Reap.
We interview Chef Miguel Cirne, from Portugal. He’s the western chef at Silk Restaurant, Andara Resort and Villas in Phuket on this month’s theme: Rice!