Asian Festivals

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

People queue for hours for a view of downtown Seoul's dazzling display
Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Good, clean fun: Mayhem at the Boryeong Mud Festival

Best place to get a facial, a body wrap, eat mud pies and wrestle, all at the same time
Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Philippine people show they know how to party in Pasay City, Manila in this colorful pictorial by Brandon Hoover
Gallery: World's messiest festivals

Gallery: World's messiest festivals

From Glastonbury's "mud-surfing" to a Spanish flour-throwing fest, these gatherings get you grubby
6 reasons to visit Korea this fall

6 reasons to visit Korea this fall

World Fireworks Festival. Busan International Film Festival. Maskdance. And lots and lots of food
4 upcoming festivals in Korea actually worth attending

4 upcoming festivals in Korea actually worth attending

Snow, fire, costumes, street food and subsidized entertainment at some of Korea's showiest annual events
Quick guide: Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2012

Quick guide: Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2012

China’s “City of Ice” is the place for a freezing, fun and extremely colorful winter vacation
Ladakh Confluence: India's mountainous music festival survives

Ladakh Confluence: India's mountainous music festival survives

Due north, 11,500 feet into the Himalayan mountain range lies the setting for a four-day, new age-y music festival for which tickets are available but flights scarce
Sorry Santa, December isn't all about you

Sorry Santa, December isn't all about you

December plays host to many festivities other than Christmas. Here are a few that have already had people running through flames and scaring children with masks
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