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Festivals, apart from being fun,  are a great time to understand a place’s culture, history and traditions. Here are 7 unique Asian Summer Festivals you are sure to enjoy: Taiwan Balloon Festival, Taitung When: June 30 – August 6 Gently soar above the East Rift Valley and float up in the sky enjoying gorgeous views at …

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It’s that time of the year again when a much-needed holiday beckons! You may not have admitted this to anyone yet, but you know your favourite part of any vacation is the shopping. Taking aimless strolls around the streets, perusing the goods unique to that place, observing what locals buy, picking up a smattering of …

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Asia has often been called the land of festivals, for every month and season brings with it an array of vibrant and colourful festivals. Here’s our pick of five of the most enjoyable (and equally spectacular) festivals in Asia celebrated during the Spring and Summer season. Songkran, Thailand 13-15 April, 2017 The traditional Thai New …

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Exciting Songkran festival in Bangkok

Songkran, the most popular festival in Thailand will be celebrated on 13 April. From the boisterous water fights and parties to the more somber ceremonies, we bring you the best places in Bangkok where you can welcome the Thai New Year. Silom Road This 5 km stretch definitely offers the biggest and most boisterous celebration …

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Ecstatic and excited participants at Songkran in Phuket, Thailand

If there is anything that can add to Phuket’s picture perfect holiday experience, it’s planning a trip during the annual Lunar New Year celebrations, also known as Songkran. We bring you five interesting ways to celebrate Songkran in Phuket. 1.Participate in a water fight Douse others and get doused in return at the no-holds-barred water …

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Children playing with water together during Songkran

Songkran or the Thai New Year is celebrated all over Thailand, but no other city can hold a torch to the northern city of Chiang Mai when it comes to the enthusiastic celebrations. Here is a list of top 5 reasons on why celebrating Songkran in Chiang Mai is really special. 1.The festival lasts for four …

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The Chinese New Year involves major celebrations all over the Asia-Pacific region. Each region has brought its own special touch to the festivities. We bring you some of the best places to usher in the Year of the Fire Rooster. Singapore Festivities in Singapore start three weeks early, with the Chinatown Street Light Up, the …

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HomeAway Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is all about awaited family reunions, delicious feasts and thoughtful gifts. CNY is celebrated across the globe with much fanfare and is a festival which fills your heart with warmth, love, goodwill, and hope. With a wave of modernism touching the traditions, people are open to newer ways to celebrate. If you …

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A new global survey by HomeAway, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1.2 million listings in more than 190 countries, reveals that almost 33% of Asian families who celebrate Christmas will be spending more than US$1,000 on travel during the festive season, compared to only 22% globally. And 20% surveyed from Singapore, Hong …

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HomeAway Singapore Villa

The thought of Christmas brings along with it a merry mood and fills the heart with warmth and cheerfulness. If you are longing to experience Christmas festivities at a home away from home, look no further. We have specially selected 12 holiday homes at spectacular locations for your winter break. Make sure you book your vacation …

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