600,000 Travelers Across APAC Are Spending Their Lunar New Year Away From Home

This Lunar New Year, join more than half a million travelers in APAC hitting the road to celebrate the festive season with their families and loved ones.  According to Chinese beliefs, where people travel, and other aspects like their financial status, health, etc., are believed to be dictated by the 12 Chinese Zodiac signs.   

Born in the year of the rooster?  With Japan as one of the rooster’s auspicious destinations for 2018, why not try your hand at calligraphy during a visit to a temple in Tokyo?  Get up to some monkey business if you are born in the year of the monkey by visiting a treehouse outside of Chicago in  Schaumburg, Illinois. Pick from some examples below for a   taste  of over 4 million homes and more than  4,000.    Experiences in favorable destinations to celebrate with loved ones.

On average, Airbnb’s booking data shows that family travelers are vacationing over three nights, while couples are taking a longer break of six nights. This comes as no surprise as Lunar New Year 2018 starts just two days after Valentine’s Day and increasingly, people are opting to bask in the festive mood abroad.


Born in the year of 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008

Recommended  destinations: South Korea, Canada, Russia, China

Enjoy your own   cozy, private carriage home    in Victoria, BC, Canada   that has all the amenities you would need in a tiny house.


Born in the year of 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

Recommended destinations: Taiwan, Japan, Indonesia, Australia

Ride the first wave of the Lunar New Year in Bali while being taught by your host, Bang, who has over a decade’s worth of surfing experience.


Born in the year of 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

Recommended destinations: South Africa, Spain, France, Italy

Cave in to the travel bug and book your stay at   this earth house, situated in the heart of Sacromonte, Granada, Spain.


Born in the year of 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Recommended destinations: India, Australia, Turkey

Bust out your amazing moves  in New Delhi, India with professional Bollywood choreographer, Gilles, who has more than 15 years of experience under his belt.


Born in the year of 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000

Recommended destinations: Russia, Thailand, Poland, Denmark

Kickstart your Danish holiday in this organically designed complex  in Copenhagen with its huge windows that provide lots of natural light.


Born in the year of 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001

Recommended destinations: China, Vietnam, The Philippines, Brazil

Discover Rio de Janeiro from the sea and observe famous Brazilian landmarks such as Copacabana or the Christ the Redeemer statue as you sail across Guanabara Bay.


Born in the year of 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002

Recommended destinations: USA, India, Italy, Mexico, Bhutan

In addition to its floor-to-ceiling windows and eclectic furnishings,   this townhouse    in Mexico City is centrally located to restaurants, shops and art galleries.


Born in the year of 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003

Recommended destinations: Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Greece

Taste and experience the unique flavors  of Melbourne, Australia through its herbs, spices and fruits, as host Ben Mac, a professional chef, shows you how to cook up simple dishes using bush foods in your everyday cooking.


Born in the year of 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004

Recommended destinations: Mongolia, Malaysia, USA, Canada

Get up to some monkey business in   this tree house    in Schaumburg, Illinois just outside of Chicago and soak in the hot tub afterwards.


Born in the year of 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005

Recommended destinations: South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Romania

Pick up Japanese calligraphy skills    in Tokyo from Meisui, who has over 40 years of experience, and is keen to share her work and culture so you leave with a deeper understanding of Japanese traditions.


Born in the year of 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006

Recommended destinations:   USA, Australia, Malaysia

When you travel during the Year of the Dog this year, make sure to check in to this giant Beagle bed and breakfast in Cottonwood, Idaho.


Born in the year of 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007

Recommended destinations: Canada, The Philippines, India, UAE

Join Simon as he takes you   sandboarding in Dubai, and shares tips on how to level up your skills. Then enjoy a delicious picnic after burning through the sand dunes.