Discovering festivals held all over Asia in different reasons.
A festival is a simple concept of bringing people together to have a good time. There are tens of thousands of them around the world, but if you had to have to create an Asia festival bucket list for 2020, what would it look like? This guide is for you. From ...
On the Lunar New Year, or Seollal, Koreans celebrate one of the country’s most important holidays. The Lunar New Year celebration in South Korea focuses on respect for one’s elders and ancestors, as well as time with family and loved ones.
If traveling in December, celebrating Christmas in Asia is an option. Many countries have adopted December 25 as an official public holiday but not all. Regardless, Christmas lights, decorated trees, and even Santa can be spotted in countries where Christmas ...
Singapore's Christmas simply isn't complete without light-ups and displays along selected thoroughfares. From November to the first week of the New Year, Singapore will be lit up with stunning electric light displays that illuminate the whole country.
Festivals in Vietnam offer visitors the best opportunity for getting up close and personal with the myths, customs and fun-loving spirit of this proud nation. Viet ethnic group has existed in Northwest Vietnam for thousands of years. This place still keeps many ...
Tet is a great time to see Vietnam at its most colorful, especially in the cities of Hue, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City. Visit these cities during Tet to see what this major festival is about.
Nepal is the beautiful garden of all kinds of flowers and open museums. Nepal is rich in cultural diversity and the people here celebrate many different festivals. Festivals in Nepal begin with something religious and moves with blessing spirit into a pleasant family.
One of the greatest joys of celebrating the new lunar year is the Lunar New Year feast on the eve of the holiday.
For more than 80 years, the town of Minalin in Pampanga, Philippines, has held a festive cross-dressing parade to welcome the New Year: the Aguman Sanduk, or the Fellowship of the Ladle. Let's explore this fabulous festival!
Thaipusam is a key Hindu ceremony that is held every year in many countries. In Southeast Asia, the largest Thaipusam celebrations take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.