Pchum Ben Day 1

Pchum Ben Day

Pchum Ben and Khmer New Year are the biggest ceremony for all Cambodian. Pchum means “gathering” and Ben means “ball of something (ball of rice or meat)”. This celebration is celebrated for 15 days from the end of September to the early of October

Travel like a local in Bangkok

Travel like a local in Bangkok

Travelling in Thailand is much more convenient now than it was 10 years ago. We can fly to Chiang Mai and Phuket just one hour, not having to take the night train or bus to go there like before.

MID-AUTUMN FESTIVAL in Vietnam

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-autumn festival is celebrated in some Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea and also Vietnam.

Sri Lanka : Wildlife

Spot the Leopard : Madara’s top tips

Yala, has the highest density of leopard population in the world. It was also declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1990 and is the most visited national park in Sri Lanka.

Yogyakarta

Why my art-appreciation-schedule is always full in Yogyakarta

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What can I do after office hours? I respond to this question very easily as a resident of Yogyakarta: watching shows or visiting art exhibitions.

Rehash Trash

The Rehash Trash

Rehash Trash workshop is the Green Gecko project’s new social enterprise which provides job for unemployed Cambodian women whilst also helping clean up the Cambodian environment

Hoi An

Hoi An: An ancient beauty of Vietnam

Asia’s ancient towns and cities have always made me curious about the old days of that country. I have seen historical paths when living in Hanoi and visiting George Town in Malaysia.

Royal Thailand Flags

Royal Thailand flags

Have you realized that Thailand’s Royal Family has a flag, symbol and colour that represents each one individually?

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An Ode to Ceylon Tea Lovers!

There are two types of people in the world. The people who love their coffee and the other kind – those who can’t live without a cup of tea every morning and evening!

Staying Safe in an Earthquake I Ground Asia

Staying Safe in an Earthquake: Yoana’s Top Tips

Our GROUND Tour Director Indonesia, Yoana, provides us some top tips for you to think about if you visit an earthquake-prone country or are in a disaster situation.