Jun 27, 2012

Tiffany’s Show Is Pattaya’s Best Cabaret Show

Tiffany’s Show Is Pattaya’s Best Cabaret Show

The Tiffany’s Show in Pattaya is the oldest and most popular transvestite cabaret show in the city, and for good reason. The show began humbly in 1974 as one of the first of its kind. Today, performances are put on three times per day, every day of the week. Tiffany’s Show entertains over 2,000 guests every night of the year, and the regulars just keeping coming...

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Jun 26, 2012

The Solemnity and Spectacle of All Saints’ Day in ...

The Solemnity and Spectacle of All Saints’ Day in the Philippines

As a predominantly Catholic nation, the Philippines often celebrate All Saints’ Day with much pomp. Many consider this the third most important event of the year (next to Christmas and Holy Week) and it is not unusual to find families camping out in cemeteries during November 1 and 2. What is All Saint’s Day? Strictly speaking, All Saints’ Day, which is celebrated on...

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Jun 25, 2012

Nova Platinum Hotel Is An Unheard of Value

Nova Platinum Hotel Is An Unheard of Value

A modern, contemporary four-star hotel, the Nova Platinum Hotel has left its mark on the city’s hotel scene in less than five years in business. You may want to bring a map, because while the hotel is a convenient five-minute walk from Walking Street and Pattaya Bay, taxi drivers still struggle to identify the hotel. They’d be smart to figure it out, as the Nova Platinum Hotel...

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Jun 25, 2012

Ninoy Aquino Day 2012: Remembering the Fight for D...

Ninoy Aquino Day 2012: Remembering the Fight for Democracy

Ninoy Aquino Day 2012 (Araw ng Kabayanihan ni Ninoy Aquino) is a Philippine non-working holiday celebrated every August 21 to commemorate the death of Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr. who was assassinated on August 21, 1983.   Who was Aquino? Aquino was an outspoken critic and main political rival of then President Ferdinand Marcos. Because of his tirades against the...

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Jun 24, 2012

Trendy Fashion Steals At Siam Center

Trendy Fashion Steals At Siam Center

  Neither as new nor as famous Siam Paragon or Siam Discovery Center, Siam Center is a scaled-down four-story mall that continues to serve Bangkok’s young and restless shoppers.  Despite being located the midst of Bangkok’s more famous mall giants, Siam Center has reinvented itself as THE PLACE to shop for Bangkok’s fashionable youth. Opening in 1973 as one of...

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Jun 23, 2012

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishm...

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 2012

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day, also referred to as SAR Establishment Day, Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day or Region Establishment Day, has been celebrated on July 1st every year since 1997. This year’s holiday lands on July 1st, 2012, and will be observed on July 2nd, 2012.. This official government holiday celebrates the establishment of the Hong...

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Jun 22, 2012

Don’t Stay The Night At Baiyoke Sky Hotel

Don’t Stay The Night At Baiyoke Sky Hotel

With towering views of Bangkok’s beautiful skyline, Baiyoke Sky Hotel is definitely worth a visit. Located in downtown Bangkok, it’s the highest hotel in city, and it’s one of the most famous in all of Thailand. Rising 88-stories above the city, this 658-room hotel offers some of best views in the city, and offers reasonable four-star rates. Buyer Beware: Baiyoke Sky Hotel...

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Jun 19, 2012

Parada ng Lechon 2012: The World’s Best Lechon Par...

Parada ng Lechon 2012: The World’s Best Lechon Party

Quickly becoming the Philippines’ version of Mardi Gras, Parada ng Lechon continues to draw bigger crowds, more tourists, and more notoriety every year. In a country where lechon is regarded as the national dish of celebration, Parada ng Lechon is the The Philippines’ most famous lechon-centered festival, and has also become the nation’s biggest water fight. Parada ng...

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Jun 18, 2012

Amazing Cultural Displays At Pintados-Kasadyaan Fe...

Amazing Cultural Displays At Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival

The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival is the island of Leyte’s most important festival, held every year in Tacloban City. This year’s festival is the 17th Pintados-Kasdyaan Festival, and the 26th year of the Pintados Festival. The event, often referred to as the Pintados Festival, or the Leyte Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival will be held on June 27th, 2012. Pintados Festival...

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Jun 15, 2012

Reclaim Your Sanity At Taman Tasik Perdana

Reclaim Your Sanity At Taman Tasik Perdana

Escape from Kuala Lumpur’s heat and smog and visit the beautiful trails and lush gardens of Taman Tasik Perdana. Taman Tasik Perdana, commonly referred to as Lake Gardens, or Perdana Lake is the oldest park in Kuala Lumpur. The nearly 92 hectare park is located in the heart of the city, and is a popular recreation spot for local joggers, walkers, and nature enthusiasts, and those...

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