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Mount Hagen Show, PNG, Aug 2014

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Spaces are running out on this year's Mt. Hagen "Sing Sing" Cultural Show tours in Papua New Guinea. The Mt Hagen Show will be held on the weekend of 16th & 17th August 2014. We have 4 tour variations or 10 to 12 days duration to coincide with this highly colourful ...

Bali’s Day of Silence

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Nyepi is a “Day of Silence” that is commemorated every New Year according to the Balinese calendar and this year it falls on March 31. It is a Hindu celebration that is mainly celebrated on the Indonesian island of Bali, and it is marked with strict silence, fasting and meditation. ...

Hua Hin Jazz Festival, Thailand

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

The next edition of the Hua Hin Jazz Festival will take place between 20-22 June 2014, though the exact dates have yet to be officially confirmed by the organiser. In the Kingdom of Thailand’s Jazz scene, the Hua Hin Jazz Festival is one of the most recognised and established jazz festivals, ...

A few Spaces left on Mt Hagen Festival tour, PNG, Aug 13

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Perhaps the most famous cultural show in Papua New Guinea, the Mount Hagen Show brings together sing-sing groups from all over the country in an amazing conglomeration of colour, beauty and culture. The Hagen show is held in August every year - and we are be offering three escorted programs ...

Honouring the Spirits of Kelimutu, Flores, Indonesia

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

The Indonesian island of Flores will offer visitors a spectacular religious and cultural festival on August 14 when residents honour their ancestors at the Pati Ka Du’a Bapu Ata Mata ceremony. The event is centred on the stunning, multi-coloured Kelimutu Crater Lake which is considered to be a final resting place ...

7th Angkor Photo Festival, Nov 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The 7th Angkor Photo Festival will take place in Siem Reap from 19 to 26 November 2011. Created in 2005, the Angkor Photo Festival is the first photography festival to be held in Southeast Asia. Each year the weeklong event features exhibitions and outdoor slideshows by celebrated and emerging photographers in ...

Cambodia’s Pchum Ben Festival gets under way, Oct 2010

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Feeding the Ancestors: The Cambodian Pchum Ben Festival The fifteenth day, of the tenth month, of the Khmer calendar marks the Pchum Ben festival. This is a time when the spirits of the dead ancestors walk the Earth. And the living can ease their suffering by offering them food to eat. At ...

Mt Hagen Cultural Show, PNG, Aug 2010

Friday, April 16th, 2010

We have had some additional places open up on some of our tours for the 2010 Mount Hagen Cultural Festival in August this year. This is a highly sought after Papua New Guinea experience - the famous Mount Hagen Cultural festival. A must for people interested in photographing people. In addition to ...

Vietnam’s Water Puppets Go On Tour

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Anyone planning a visit to Vietnam must attend a performance of the famous Thang Long water puppetry in Hanoi. Thang Long water puppetry is a traditional art form with distinctive culture identity of Vietnam. it came to existence, developed and diversified over a thousand years ago in the Red River ...