8 ways to embrace the Lunar New Year in Asia’s World City

Blogged by @Johairie For Hong Kong Tourism Board & essence Burson-Marsteller Photos by Hong Kong Tourism Board Hong Kong is a global city that knows how to truly celebrate festive occasions, and even more so this Year of the Dog which symbolizes adventure, excitement and playfulness. Worried that shops will be closed during the festive season? … Continue reading 8 ways to embrace the Lunar New Year in Asia’s World City

Georges Rhumerie: A Wine Tasting in Siem Reap

By Ruben Arribas As you know, we spent 9 days in Siem Reap, and did various activities. We did many different plans from visiting Angkor Temples, an adventure with the motorbikes in Siem Reap’s countryside, flying around Angkor temples, and visiting the night market everyday . Well, one day, we didn’t visit the night market … Continue reading Georges Rhumerie: A Wine Tasting in Siem Reap

Magnificent Mahé

Sarah Laurence discovers that the largest island in the Seychelles is luring holidaymakers and investors alike While the Seychelles is becoming a popular holiday destination for South Africans, we weren’t always welcomed with air-conditioned minibuses and Creole charm. In 1981, “Mad Mike” Hoare and a group of mercenaries arrived on the island disguised as a drinking … Continue reading Magnificent Mahé

Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism

The 12 th century is generally regarded as a period of European decline. In other parts of the world, however, this was certainly not the case. In South East Asia, the Khmer Empire was enjoying its Golden Age. Under the rule of its kings, the empire extended its borders over much of mainland South East Asia. In … Continue reading Built by Kings, the Ancient Bayon Temple of Cambodia Mixes Spirituality, History and Symbolism