Laos Countryside

Luxury Laos Travel – Seeing The Country In A Whole New Light

  In recent years the explosion of luxury travel opportunities throughout South East Asia has meant that it’s no longer just a backpacker destination filled with cheap options for bedding down for the night and street food. In fact South East Asia is now gaining power in the luxury side of things, particularly where accommodation […]

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Private Luxury China Travel

Wild China: Beyond the Tourist Spots

(Post written by Pete Saville)   The Great Wall of China and Forbidden City in Beijing, the Terra Cotta warriors in Xian, the stunning skyline of mega cities like Shanghai are all synonymous, big star attractions associated with China. But for those inspired by Earth’s natural beauty and wildlife, China is blessed with a plethora of amazing […]

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Potala Palace, Tibet Travel

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Tibet

(Post written by Pete Saville) Up until the late 1930’s, Tibet was a mythical land that no one was quite sure even existed! Indeed, many Western explorers thought that the whispering of a land called ‘Tibet’ from Chinese and Indian traders at the time could well refer to the mythical kingdom of Shangri-La: A Utopian […]

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Temple, Indonesia

8 Top Reasons to Visit Indonesia

(Post written by Pete Saville) Most travellers to South East Asia stick with some of the old standbys – Thailand, Vietnam and maybe Laos or Myanmar now that they’re opening up more to foreigners, leaving out some of the most unique countries in the region, such as Indonesia. However, this really is their loss… Visitors […]

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Nepal Travel - Himalayas

8 Reasons to Visit Nepal

(Post written by Pete Saville) With the expectation that Nepal is a small, land locked country, travellers often visit it as an extension to its big brother from the south, India. But the differences are clearly noticeable as soon as you enter the country. For a start, Nepal has a much slower pace of life, with […]

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Private Luxury Travel to India

8 Top Reasons to Visit India

(Post written by Pete Saville) “A country of contrast” is probably the most accurate way to describe the incredibly diverse culture and geography of India; from the endless desert dunes of Rajasthan, to towering snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas, from steaming rain forests of Kerala, to the paradises of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. India […]

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Kuala Lumpur Night Scenery

8 Reasons to Visit Malaysia

(Post written by Pete Saville) Spanning across the southern tip of the South East Asian peninsular and 800 kilometres east across the ocean to the magnificent island of Borneo, where it has two states on the northern stretch of the island called Sarawak and Sabah, Malaysia is blessed with landscapes ranging from mountains, ancient rain forests, rolling […]

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People of Vietnam - What Travelers Should Know

Insights into the People and Culture of Vietnam

(Post written by Ai Nguyen) Though hundreds of thousands have stepped foot on Vietnam, its people remain somewhat a mystery.   What is it about this unique heritage that makes it a hard code for outsiders to crack?  For travelers, seeing it through the lens of the locals and understanding the people and the culture of […]

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Angkor Wat Temple, Siem reap, Cambodia.

9 Things You May Not Know About Angkor Wat

Built in the first half of the 12th century by King Suryayarman II, Angkor Wat is the largest religious monument ever constructed in the history of mankind and is arguably the most beautiful and impressive historical edifice.  Its magnificence and mightiness surpass that of the Pyramids and its artistic beauty rivals that of the Taj […]

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Koh Lanta Vacation

Insider’s Guide to Koh Lanta

(Post written by Pete Saville) Koh Lanta is a large island about 30 kms long and 6 kms wide off the coast of the Andaman sea in Southern Thailand. It is accessible by car, ferry or private speedboat from Krabi. What makes Koh Lanta special is that it hasn’t suffered from the over development like […]

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