Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

Nyepi: Bali’s New Year’s Day of Complete Silence

This year, the Balinese celebration of Nyepi (Day of Silence) commemorating Isakawarsa (Saka new year) fell on Wednesday, March 25th. The main purpose of Nyepi Day is to pray for the purification of humanity, earth, and the universe, something very much needed during this time. Leading up towards Nyepi Day important ceremonies are held in […]

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Twenty restaurants in Taipei have been awarded coveted stars in Michelin’s first Taipei guide which was released on Mar 14. Among them is Mume, already listed in Asia’s Top 50 Best Restaurants. The Michelin Guide reads, “In line with its name (the Latin word for ‘plum blossom’), the relaxed and friendly MUME generously garnishes dishes […]

The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Asia

The Best Honeymoon Hotels in Asia

Whisk your lover away on an intoxicating escape to one of Asia’s most romantic resorts Begin the beautiful journey of marriage with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to exotic lands. Rich with honeymoon inspiration, Asia’s most seductive hotels welcome newlyweds seeking something truly unforgettable. From luxurious glamping in Sri Lanka to unwinding in eco-friendly villas in Bali, […]

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