Full of pomp and splendor, a traditional Khmer wedding is one of the most colorful social events you are likely to see in Cambodia and a novel way to renew your wedding vows with a local ceremony.
In Bali, one type of wedding custom is known as ngerorod, which is basically a very dramatic way to flee from kidnappers.
Guests that travel to Cambodia from now until March can have the opportunity to witness first hand the merrymaking and ceremonial customs of a traditional Cambodian wedding.
Weddings in Myanmar are scheduled on Sundays during the dry season from October to March. It is a happy day indeed for both the bride and the groom as well as their families and numerous guests. Again the guests play an important role as witnesses who can later confirm that they not only attended the wedding but can also testify that they heard the couple’s parents gave their consent to the wedding.
One of the most beautiful traditions in Sri Lankan culture is their fabulously elegant wedding celebration. Travelers are lucky when they have a chance to attend a Sinhalese poruwa; the traditional word for a wedding ceremony.
Clothing plays a very important role in weddings in Vietnam. After the Nguyen Dynasty, the last royal dynasty of Vietnam, women began to wear elaborate ao dai for their weddings.
During this unique private event a Buddhist monk will perform a ceremony for travelers to renew their wedding vows when in Thailand’s Rose of the North: Chiang Mai. Travelers can say the special words again – in very different circumstances than the first time.