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Museum Tour of Jakarta

Indonesia's capital city is home to some spectacular museums. Both locals and tourists alike flock to these museums that celebrate Indonesia's history and culture. Each is singular in its own way. If you are...
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The extreme music hub of South East Asia

Extreme music is known for its entourage of die hard, hardcore fans and no care attitude. Thailand is a magnet for big names like Polish death metal gods, Vader, who breach shores in July, German thrash...
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Dos and Don’ts in South East Asia

In general terms, the people of South-East Asia are very welcoming and hospitable towards tourists, and you will have a lovely time visiting these countries. But there are some cultural norms and customs...
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Literature in the South East Asia

Almost all countries in Southeast Asia were ruled by foreigners at some point in their history, which had a great impact on their cultural heritage.  The exception to this was Thailand, although it was still...
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Dances of the South East Asian

Dance in Southeast Asia is amazing.  From the Water Puppet shows in Vietnam to the Fan Leb from Thailand, there is so much to see. Continue reading to learn about the many different forms of dance found...
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Religions of the South East Asian

The predominant religions in Southeast Asia are Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam, although all of these seem to be influenced by an even older religion, Animism.  As Christianity divides itself into Catholicism...
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Song of the Siamese Cats

Throughout time, cats have been regarded as complex, almost mystical beings. They are complicated creatures, and have been known to readily baffle their human counterparts. Siamese cats, in particular, are...
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Borobudur Indonesia: Reliefs and Statues

Borobudur is located at Magelang, in Central Java, Indonesia,  about 40 km NW of Yogyakarta. It was built in the ninth century as a shrine to Buddha, and abandoned in the fourteenth century after the decline...
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A Colorful Journey

Traditional-java-wedding-couple-husband-and-wife-hold-each-other-golden "In almost all Southeast Asian countries, the dowry is a very important factor that will determine whether the parents will give...