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Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Lantern Festival: Spectacular Visual Drama Unlike Any Other

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Lantern Festival: Spectacular Visual Drama Unlike Any Other

Every November, Thailand’s Chiang Mai transforms itself into a spellbinding city that looks and feels like a description out of a fantasy novel, as citizens and tourists gather in numbers to celebrate Loy Krathong and Yi Peng. Look up and you’ll see thousands of lanterns glimmering against the night’s sky like swarms of fireflies. Look […]

Top 10 Yoga Destinations in Thailand

Top 10 Yoga Destinations in Thailand

“Yoga is not only a process of the integration of the soul, mind, and body for self-improvement, it is a process of self -realization and self -acceptance.” – DebasishMridha Thailand is a magnificent tropical paradise offering rich bounties of nature, history, culture and gastronomical delights for its tourists. Over the recent years this country has […]

Why Mid-September is the Best Time to Visit Korea this Season

Why Mid-September is the Best Time to Visit Korea this Season

September 12 to 14 of 2019 would be a fantastic time to visit Korea. This is because the country is celebrating its biggest holiday: Chuseok. Also called Hangawi, Chuseok is a harvest festival (or sometimes known as Korean Thanksgiving Day) where Koreans would visit their families, pay respect to their ancestors, and eat seasonal food. […]

Why You Should Visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the World’s Largest Arts Festival

Why You Should Visit the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the World’s Largest Arts Festival

PHOTO CREDIT: DAVID MONTEITH HODGE  In just a month’s time, the 2019 instalment of a world-famous festival will roar to life. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running from 2 to 26 August, will be a massive celebration of all things art.  Artists of all manner of disciplines will converge in the city of Edinburgh from across […]

The World’s Biggest Music Festivals Happening in July 2019

The World’s Biggest Music Festivals Happening in July 2019

We’re right in the middle of Summer for the Northern hemisphere. That means your vacation can take the form of outdoor events, namely music festivals. You’re only young once, so party hard while you still can. At nothing less than the most celebrated festivals around the world. Tomorrowland Belgium 19 – 21, 26 – 28 […]

5 Things to Look Forward to at the George Town Festival 2019

5 Things to Look Forward to at the George Town Festival 2019

George Town Festival 2019 Trailer Food won’t be the only reason to visit Penang. This July, George Town will become a living, breathing stage for art, culture, music, and street performances. The 2019 event marks its 10th instalment to date, a festival making art accessible to anyone.  Choose a weekend or two to bring your […]