Asia and the Pacific

Explore Asia through our guides to the best the continent offers.

Philippine Airlines Returns to New York

With light rain falling, cold gusts yanking umbrellas, and a murky grey overcast stalled above Manhattan, New Yorkers inevitably dreamt of clear, blue skies and gentle tropical breezes. As if to remind New Yorkers of greener pastures—and a way to […]

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GIFTS WORLD EXPO 2014

  AUGUST 1 – 3, 2014   For the Elite Traveler wanting to work while away the Gifts World Expo is an annual event for the buying and selling of luxury gift items. Organized by the Media Expositions and Events […]

SUMIDA RIVER FIREWORKS FESTIVAL 2015

  JULY 25, 2015 Japanese hanaibi (fireworks) displays are more extravagant than most of those in Western cultures and this event is the highlight of the summer. The oldest fireworks festival on record, dating back to the 18th century, it […]

SINGAPORE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2015

  JULY 5 – 6, 2015 Introduced to Singapore in 1978, this ancient Chinese sport has grown into a worldwide event that features teams from the four corners of the globe. Watch as these humanpowered boats race against one another. […]

Passage From India

In the travel industry, former National Geographic Traveler Publisher Dawn Drew is well known for her work promoting travel to Pacific Asia–in particular India, a country she has visited dozens of times and explored virtually in its entirety. So, while […]

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SINGAPORE ARTS FESTIVAL 2015

  ANNUALLY IN MAY Organised by the National Arts Council, the annual Singapore Arts Festival is one of the most significant events in the regional arts scene, combining theater arts, dance, music, visual arts and other media. The festival has […]

ART BEIJING 2015

  APRIL 30 – MAY 3, 2015 Collectors, critics and art lovers convene at the China World Trade Center for this annual fair, known as Contemporary Beijing for short. Admire world-class pieces from top Asian, European and American galleries. Apply […]

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Contemporary Art Beijing
Contemporary Art Beijing

What’s New in Macau? Old Macau!

Most news about Macau is about its ascent to a world gaming capital. Billions of dollars invested into reclaimed land, a new airport and huge casinos that attract gamblers, and endless arcades of high-end boutiques to spend winnings or a […]

BEIJING INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL 2015

  APRIL 23 – 28, 2015 The Beijing Independent Film Festival, a private initiative founded by well-known arts critic Li Xianting, is currently in its sixth year. Held every year at the Songzhuang Art Center in the trendy, buzzing Songzhuang […]

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