Category: Art

Colorful Fabrics at Otavalo market in Ecuador.

Southeast Asia’s Unique Fabric Art

For generations now, the graceful, colorful and intricate patterns that adorn batik cloths from Southeast Asia have captured the imagination of fashion-conscious travelers. Today’s batik-seeking

mural at Angkor Wat,cambodia

Top Art Destinations in Southeast Asia

The arts of Southeast Asia are intimately tied with the local religion and culture. Each country draws from the region’s abundant natural riches – gold, precious metals,

traveler walking at Chinatown street market in Singapore.


Chinese merchants were already trading in the Philippine archipelago when explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived in 1521, and later the Spanish colonial rulers encouraged the development