Responsible Shopping in Cambodia

September 18, 2017 by | Filed Under: Cambodia, Sustainability

Historically, Cambodia has always shunned the tacky mass-market souvenir trade, opting instead for its own locally made brands some of which provide a sustainable source of income for those in need.

Indonesian Wedding Traditions and the Meaning of Date Night

September 11, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culinary, Culture, Indonesia, Travel

Indonesian weddings can vary greatly from island to island as one would expect given the many different cultures in a country that has thousands of islands and hundreds of languages. Marriage customs can also be based on long-held traditional culture.

Don’t Miss Pasola Festival in Sumba Coming in March

February 23, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Festivals, Indonesia

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.

People and Processions in a Balinese Temple Ceremony

January 26, 2017 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culture, Festivals, Indonesia

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.

In Nan and Around

December 15, 2016 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Culture, hpexclude, Thailand

Discover the unique murals inside Wat Ming Muang in Nan Town – one of the must-see in the province. Famous for its elaborate ubosot with beautiful carved stucco exterior.