Documentary video of Pushkar Camel Fair in Puskkar India The Pushkar Camel Fair is a Rajasthani festival that was on my bucket list for some time! Held every November for 5 days, over 11,000 camels and horses are brought to be sold and/or traded. Pushkar is a quiet town but this colorful festival attracts a lot […]
Phuket Vegetarian Festival | Documentary Video . . The annual Phuket Vegetarian Festival occurs on the ninth month of the Chinese lunar calendar (often, around October) and spans nine days, where participants – usually of Chinese ancestry- undergo a strict vegetarian diet during the period. Various gory spectacles, perilous events and parades taking place, from sword piercings, fire walking, etc… […]
Light a lantern for rememberance… This year was my second year attending Hawaii’s Lantern Floating Ceremony (read about my first time attending Hawaii’s Lantern Floating). This year, I attended the festival under the guise of work, as I assisted a press crew gathering footage for the event’s foundation and from a group of ministers from different […]
There’s no doubt, Hawaii has a love affair with Spam. Growing up, our kitchen was always stocked with cans of it, as were my friends and their families.
Fish and chips, hush puppies, maccoroni and cheese?… Those never flew in Hawaii. Instead, we have Spam.
Hawaii’s 11th Annual Korean Festival was hot, yet so coooool. Being back from Korea, I’ve had my moments where I miss Korean culture and food. I spent a year entraining my life, mind and tastebuds to adapt, accept and love all the spicy foreignness of that culture; inevitably, I got Korean-ified. Now it occasionally, rivals […]
State-wide fireworks on New Year’s Eve are an annual ritual in Hawaii adopted from the Chinese tradition of playing of “firecrackers” as a symbolic act of chasing evil spirits away and inviting good luck, fortune and prosperity. Meanwhile, the Japanese community adds flavor to New Year’s Day celebrations with mochi…
Designers, fashionistas, models, wannabes … and me. Sometimes finding your GRRR in traveling simply requires finding the energy and means to attend some of the more highly-publicized (and velvet-roped) events in your city.
Click here for popout Picasa slideshow Canoe paddling is not a sport that naturally comes to mind when you think of New York City or the East Coast, …but think again. Each summer, east coast canoe clubs make their way out to the Big Apple for the New York Liberty Race to represent their coastal […]