Eid Mubarak! Traditions & Celebrations Around The World

As Ramadan ends, nearly two billion Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr this month.  Photography 123rf The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast every day...

People Are Flocking To This “Stairway To Heaven” Cafe in South Korea

Cafes have their work cut out for them these days. Not only do they have to serve good coffee and/or cakes, they also have to be Gram-worthy to draw the crowds! The latest to join...

8 Reasons To Visit New York City This Year

Whether you like history, culture, food or recreational activities, there’s something for everyone at The Big Apple. As one of the globe’s most cosmopolitan metropolises, New York City attracts millions of visitors from all...

5 Eco-Friendly Tours To Go On In Southeast Asia

As more people become aware of the importance of sustainability and taking care of the environment, there has been a rise in eco-conscious travelers who are looking for an experience beyond the usual touristy...

How Wesak – Buddhism’s Holiest Day –  Is Celebrated Around The World

Wesak (or Vesak as it is known in some countries) is one of the most important religious festivals in Buddhism. It commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Siddhartha Gautama, otherwise known as the...

You Won’t Believe These Beautiful Pictures Are Of Perlis, Malaysia

Malaysia's northern-most state, Perlis, is also its smallest, but it has many quaint villages and picturesque scenery that hide a wealth of natural, cultural and historical richness. Here is a glimpse of what it...

A Guide To Jeddah: A City Of History

Saudi Arabia’s second largest city – Jeddah – is attracting more tourists to the kingdom, with resorts, beaches, art galleries, shopping districts and restaurants dotting its Red Sea waterfront. Many people would associate tourism in...

5 Historic Cities In Southeast Asia That Will Take You Back in Time

Southeast Asia is home many ancient capitals that were once cradles of civilisation. Some of these have survived the centuries in the form of relics, artefacts and well-preserved buildings; others lie in partial ruins that...

A Guide To Fuzhou, China: The City With Good Luck

Behind its façade of a high-rise, industrial city, China’s Fuzhou in Fujian province hides hidden gems and a fascinating history. Illustration Maggie Li Downtown Mountains While most of the centre of this city of seven million...

Five Ways To Show Mum You Love Her This Mother’s Day

A mother’s love is incomparable - and Mother’s Day, which falls on 12 May this year, is a good way to honour the most important woman in our lives. What with our hectic schedules,...
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