22 Dec 2015

Winter starts off with a bang at China’s Dong Zhi Winter Solstice Festival. This family and food-centric ritual celebration is a great time to see the country’s history and culture in action. — Various countries

23 Jan 2016

There are many colourful Hindu festivals in the calendar celebrated globally but none as quite as vivid and in many ways, as excruciating to watch as Thaipusam. — Various countries

14 Feb 2016

Valentine's Day has spread across the globe and has found a happy home in Asia. Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in this part of the world. — Various countries

22 Feb 2016

On the last day of Chinese New Year, the entire country lights up for the famed Lantern Festival. Learn all about this this luminous celebration. — Various countries

01 Mar 2016

Each spring Jindo, Korea’s third largest island, is inundated with visitors eager to traverse the ocean floor during the Jindo Miracle Sea Festival. — South Korea

04 Mar 2016

Java Jazz Festival has become a huge happening, attracting A-list superstars and jazz royalty. — Indonesia

09 Mar 2016

If you happen to be in Bali in March, you are in for a real treat. This is the island’s most auspicious date of the year featuring spectacularly chaotic ritual followed by an equally dramatic anti-climax. — Indonesia

14 Mar 2016

Though Valentine’s Day is easily the most popular love-related holiday around the world. Wonderful White Day is a strong contender for the second slot. — Various countries

25 Mar 2016

With its extreme weather conditions and high temperatures, exciting and trilling races are guaranteed during the Malaysian Grand Prix. — Malaysia

29 Mar 2016

Bali Spirit Festival has rapidly become Southeast Asia’s premier celebration of yoga. And more. — Indonesia

17 Aug 2016

Each year, on August 17th, the whole nation comes together in a riot of red and white for Independence Day. — Indonesia