Travel trivia: Lunar New Year!

Travel trivia: Lunar New Year!

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Kung Hei Fat Choi!, Chúc Mừng Năm Mới, Losar La Tashi Delek, Saehae Bog Manh-I Badeuseyo… No matter how you say it, if you’re one of the many people celebrating the Lunar New Year this week, we wish you a year of luck, happiness, and good...

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A foreigner’s guide to Tet in Vietnam

A foreigner’s guide to Tet in Vietnam

With the Lunar New Year upon us, we’ve been talking to our team over in Asia to see how they celebrate at this special time. In Vietnam, the New Year holidays are called Tết, and families and friends across the nation gather together. If you’re a foreigner in Vietnam during...

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Photo of the Week: Happy Tết from Vietnam!

Photo of the Week: Happy Tết from Vietnam!

It’s that time of year when everyone seems to celebrating! As carnival celebrations rage in Rio (currently being live Instagrammed for #TheLocalTakeover) and across Europe and the Caribbean, the people of Vietnam prep for their own special celebrations for the Lunar New Year.  Tết marks the beginning of the Vietnamese calendar and if...

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New Year’s (and more) in Nepal

New Year’s (and more) in Nepal

It’s often said there are more festivals than days of the year in Nepal. Okay, so that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but this is definitely a country with lots of celebrations happening — there are seven different New Year’s holidays alone, reflecting Nepal’s rich diversity and multiculturalism....

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