Asian culture is the set of customs, traditions, and values of a society or community, such as an ethnic group or nation. Let's find out the special culture in daily life of each country in Asia.
What to wear for summertime in Japan
Summer is a tricky season to prepare for in Japan, thanks in large part to the high levels of humidity and rapidly shifting weather changes. To prepare for the hot, wet and fashion-forward, here’s a guide to planning what to jam into that suitcase.
All you need to know about Dol Hareubang in Jeju Island
Jeju Island’s iconic stone sculptures, the Dol Hareubang, can be seen on tourist trinkets and goods all over South Korea. But what are they, and why were they built? Here’s a quick guide to the island’s most mysterious guardians.
All you need to know about the Apsara dance in Siem Reap
The Apsara dance is a centuries-old traditional Khmer dance and an important part of Cambodian culture for more than thousand years and has seen a great revival over the last few years. Many people would argue that a trip to Siem Reap and Cambodia is not complete without attending a traditional Cambodian dance performance.
Traditions to celebrate New Year's Eve in Japan
In Japan, the New Year’s celebrations are some of the most important of the year. It’s not about fireworks and champagne, but spending time with one’s family and inviting good luck for the following year. Here’s how to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Japan.
Famous pagodas in Saigon to visit during Tet
Together with the festive atmosphere Tet brings to Vietnam every year, the event also the best time of the year for Vietnamese to spend time on their spiritual life and pay respect to religious institutions. Visiting pagodas on the first days of the year has long been a deep-rooted tradition. Here are some famous pagodas in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city ...
7 important Chinese rituals to celebrate Lunar New Year
The Lunar New Year is the most important occasion in China and some other countries, and celebrated across the globe. As a start of a brand new year, everyone is hoping for a good fortune. However, did you know that everything you do is associated with luck and prosperity? Here are some rituals that could help you prepare for a prosperous year ahea ...
The story about Asian lucky money
Have you ever heard about “Lucky Money”? Are you curious about what it is and where it comes from? As the Lunar New Year is coming, lucky money plays an important role in the traditional celebration and cannot be missed. Time changes but the precious ancient traditional value still remains.
Experience the Trang underwater wedding ceremony in Thailand
With warm weather, tropical locations and a host of romantic settings to choose from, it’s no surprise that Thailand is a magnet for couples looking to get married. But there is one location in southern Thailand that has taken a novel approach to couples tying the knot. Instead of a beach wedding, couples dive below the waves to take their wedding ...
Tatami, traditional mat of Japan
When thinking about a traditional Japanese home, most people automatically think about Tatami, a type of straw mat that has used as flooring in traditional Japanese-style rooms for many centuries. These mats have been so common in Japanese houses that the size of rooms was measured by how many tatami mats fit inside – a custom that has survived to ...
Top 5 things you should never do in Maldives
The Republic of Maldives is a Muslim majority country, with the religion being introduced in the 12th century. Maldives is home to diverse landscapes and an extremely rich culture. Unrivalled luxury, stunning white-sand beaches and an amazing underwater world make Maldives an obvious choice for a true holiday of a lifetime. There are top 5 things N ...