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Balinese Dance Seeks UNESCO Recognition

Putting Bali Dance on the Map

Balinese Dance Seeks UNESCO Recognition

Only 1 dance to represent the island of Bali

The Ministry of Education and Culture (Kemendikbud) of the Government of Indonesia is expected to propose Balinese dance to receive recognition from UNESCO. “When proposing international recognition, each country is allowed to submit only one dance,” said... more »

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Puerto Rican Destination Weddings

Puerto Rican Destination Weddings

With the summer season heating up, we were reminded of the scores of couples who choose our island for their destination weddings. For this reason, we drafted a Puerto Rico wedding guide: a compilation of all essential elements needed for ...more »

Bali Art Exhibited in Australia

Bali Art Exhibited in Australia

Australian PM Tony Abbott recently opened an art exhibition titled “Bali: The Island of Gods” at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra. The exhibition features several artistic creations: sculptures, paintings, and ...more »

Introducing Broadbeach

Introducing Broadbeach

  Photo Cred: John Lotsari Nestled in amongst the heart of the Gold Coast is Broadbeach. Bursting with life and energy, it offers up a range of activities for both tourists and locals. Right on the beach and a hop, skip and a jump away ...more »

Mexico City's Pride Parade

Mexico City's Pride Parade

On June 28, Mexico City witnessed its 36th Gay Parade, formally known as the Historic March of LGBTTTI Pride. Although there are similar events all around the world, there are several characteristics that make this city’s parade unique. ...more »

Freestyle Wrestling: The Peak of Mexican Folklore

Freestyle Wrestling: The Peak of Mexican Folklore

Mexican freestyle wrestling (better known as “las luchas”) has more than 100 years of existence and it is the second most popular sport show in Mexico, after soccer. It has permeated the national culture in ways that no other sport ...more »

Ka'anapali Fresh Festival

Ka'anapali Fresh Festival

A great idea has to build, be tested and constantly improve. Maui’s Ka’anapali Fresh Festival August 29 -31, 2014 will be the third year of this stellar showcase of Maui bounty and you can bet it will be more refined, more creative ...more »

An Inviting Journey to Singapore's Malay Culture

An Inviting Journey to Singapore's Malay Culture

Singapore is such a vibrant place to visit! This July not only you can refresh your look at the Great Singapore Sale, taste some fantastic food at the Singapore Food Festival but also immerse into Singapore’s Malay culture. For one ...more »

 A Wedding in the Midst of Tradition in Phuket

 A Wedding in the Midst of Tradition in Phuket

Sandy beaches, tropical gardens, a sunset cruise on a traditional Junk style boat, an elephant trek and scuba diving are just a few places and situations where couples have come to exchange wedding vows on Phuket. A dream destination to ...more »

Cosi Fan Tutte

Cosi Fan Tutte

This Summer Pafos (Paphos) will attract thousands of opera lovers from all over Europe for the 16th annual opera performed in the spectacular setting of Pafos harbour for the Pafos Aphrodite Festival. The festival offers the chance to ...more »

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Travel wouldn't be travel without taking in exactly what makes a destination come alive. Culture is such an integral part of a county's fabric that experiencing its many colours is both utterly unavoidable and deliciously intoxicating. From visiting an art gallery, watching a music concert or learning about local arts and crafts to checking out some home-grown theatre or taking in a museum, these articles give you an insight into the many ways you can soak up the local culture and traditions of your next holiday destination.

Maybe you want to know more about local customs, how to dress or say hello? Perhaps you'd like to coincide your visit with a local festival or celebration? Or, you just want to know which museums really are worth your precious holiday time? Practical tips as well as inspiration should help settle the appetite of our hungry culture vultures. The rest is then up to you...

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