Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand and a top attraction for visitors. We sit down with Khun Jaroenthong, a former champion Thai kick boxer, to discuss the inside story.
Popular destinations are a great starting point. Meet Marius Herrmann, our new Travel Experience Manager in Laos, who uses his passion for discovery to go a step further.
The Lao version of Southeast Asian kickball is called kataw. Officially known as sepak takraw, it is played everywhere and considered the national sport.
This is how some polo clubs in Sri Lanka indulge in a little fun before cocktail time.
The annual Pasola Festival in Indonesia, owing to religious beliefs connected with the annual rice harvest, is a chaotic competition of staged warfare between rival villages.
The Khmer’s national sport is pradal serey. This popular form of martial arts, depicted in bas-reliefs of warfare at 9th century Angkor temples may explain the historic dominance of the Khmer Empire.
Witness the traditional chess game pieces come to life at the village pagoda with costumed human players, drums rolling and martial arts displays much to the delight of the spectators.
Travelers can try their hand (and elbow and knee!) in Thailand’s national sport of muay Thai. Learn the historical context of this internationally popular form of martial arts.
Khiri Travel Myanmar offers a pleasurable way to explore the beautiful setting and unique traditions of Inle Lake, just named as the country’s first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.