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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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Top Honeymoon Destinations in Asia

Top 7 Honeymoon Destinations in Asia

When it comes to a destination for romance, very few places boast a wider and more gratifying array of unique travel experiences than Asia. The Orient is exotic, indulgent and over-the-top in so many ways. It is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches on the planet – from Phuket’s idyllic Surin Beach, to […]

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Temple at Luang Prabang - Tour to Laos

Insider’s Guide to Luang Prabang (by Pete Saville)

Former Royal Capital of Laos, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small city nestled amongst rolling green mountains and saddling the Mekong is not only one of the most beautiful cities in the South-East Asia, but quite possibly the world. Indeed, it doesn’t feel like a city at all, and has a small-town vibe […]

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