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When planning a visit to Oman, make sure to plan your trip around the festivals of Oman. These are not to be missed and are a true reflection of Omani culture. Sultan Camel Race Cup If you are staying at a property such as the Al Falaj Hotel in the summer, then make sure to witness one of the oldest Arab sports – Camel Racing. Taking place at the Royal Cavalry track at Al Felaij, camels especially trained for racing compete during this festival. Salalah Festival Beginning in mid-July, this festival goes on until late August. As this festival occurs during the monsoon season, the city of Salalah is cool and full of greenery. In addition to hosting cultural shows, games and circuses, one would also …

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Festive Delights

By caleb on 22nd December 2023
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While Sri Lanka may not experience a wintry Christmas, the festive spirit is alive and well across the island. Embrace the unique blend of tropical traditions and holiday cheer as you explore the enchanting activities available during the Christmas season in Sri Lanka: Colombo’s Christmas Street Decorations Begin your festive journey in Colombo, where the streets come alive with vibrant Christmas decorations. Explore the city’s commercial hubs, such as Colombo 7 and Pettah, to witness sparkling lights, themed displays, and a joyful atmosphere. Attend Midnight Mass Experience the essence of Christmas by attending Midnight Mass at one of Sri Lanka’s beautiful churches. Immerse yourself in soul-stirring carols, candlelit ambience, and the spirit of togetherness. Galle Face Green Celebrations Head to Galle Face Green in style …

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Thailand, a land of rich traditions and vibrant culture, hosts a plethora of festivals throughout the year, each offering a unique blend of spirituality, colour, and joy. Dive into the heart of Thai celebrations with these unmissable festivals that showcase the country’s cultural diversity: Loy Krathong | img via flickr 1. Songkran: Thai New Year Water Festival When: April 13-15 Where: Nationwide Highlights: Experience the world’s largest water fight as Thais and visitors alike come together to celebrate the traditional Thai New Year. Water splashing symbolizes purification and cleansing for the year ahead. You can witness this from anywhere including serviced apartments Bangkok such as Chatrium Residence Riverside Bangkok. 2. Loy Krathong: Festival of Lights When: November (date varies) Where: Nationwide, with grand celebrations in Chiang Mai …

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While Christmas weather is usually cold and snowy, celebrating the season in a warmer, tropical climate can be an enjoyable experience. Escape the winter chills and immerse yourself in the warm embrace of a Thai-style tropical Christmas. Discover how to spend the season with warmer weather and a more Asian way of celebration. The experience is going to be very memorable and a lot of fun for the whole family. Choosing Your Festive Retreat It would be best if you started the season by choosing a great family resort in Krabi to be the base of operations. Among the many choices, Avani+ Koh Lanta offers a perfect getaway for your tropical Christmas experience. From festive decorations to interesting holiday activities, resorts in this destination will …

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to spend it across the world than in Chaweng in Thailand where the local residents embrace various Christmas traditions and festivities and where tourists flock, to enjoy the infectious Christmas vibes. Where to Stay for Christmas in Chaweng, Koh Samui? With Christmas being one of the busiest times of the year for Thailand, it’s important to book ahead and secure your accommodations. Most resorts and hotels will host fun activities and grand Christmas brunches and dinners at their restaurants in Koh Samui. Look out for offers and extend your stay to make sure you enjoy the festivities and relax knowing you will be well looked after at a hotel such as Avani Chaweng …

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The Mid-Autumn Festival is a big three-day holiday that Chinese people celebrate by going home to their families, so tickets tend to sell out on long-distance trains and buses as people from the mainland try to go back home. The Mid-Autumn Festival The Mid-Autumn Festival occurs while it is still late summer in Southern China. The Mid-Autumn festival synchronises with the 15th day of the 8th month on the Lunar calendar. As the locals head out, it would be a great time to stay at luxury hotels in Macau and explore the emptied city. Chinese Believe the Moon is the Brightest The Chinese believe that the moon is at its brightest in fall. The Mid-Autumn Festival doesn’t occur on a full moon day but often the cycles …

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