It’s that time of year when everyone stops, looks around and exclaims, ‘Woah, it’s mid-November already?!’.
It’s getting dark earlier, the leaves are well and truly falling and there is a chill in the air – yup, it’s definitely autumn!
After being mesmerised by Joanna Lumley’s tour in India, could anything be as exciting and infectious?
Who doesn’t love a good bank holiday? A lovely extra day tacked onto the weekend, fantastic even if the weather ends up being a bit dodgy. In China, things go a step further…
China produces and exports more fireworks than any other country in the world, maintaining a deep and historic connection with these colourful displays.
Everyone knows the lures of Japan in the spring; the beautiful pastel shades of pink and white from sakura and the many celebrations that take place during this very sacred part of the year.
As spring creeps around the corner, Japan begins to be coated in a beautifully subtle pink mist, as the cherry blossom, or sakura, paints the country with a pallet of delicate colours.
On Saturday 28th January we celebrate Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Rooster.