From Buddhist temples to Communist monuments, sailing through limestone outcrops to cruising along narrow delta canals, trekking in the highlands or exploring sacred caves, Southeast Asia really does have it all. Add to this idyllic beaches, a tempting mix of Asian and French cuisine and Angkor, one of the world’s most spectacular prehistoric temple complexes, and you have yourself the perfect holiday destination.
It’s part 2 of our series on the best places to see in 2013. What’s top of your travel list for 2013? Check out Part 1 in the series for more inspiration. 7. Russia With a rich history stretching back … Continue reading
Burma – also known as Myanmar – has retained elements of culture and tradition in a way that many of its Asian neighbours haven’t done. With vibrant festivals and markets, exquisite temples, diverse landscapes and friendly local people, Burma retains … Continue reading
Today we’re exploring further in Southeast Asia with our guest blogger Clare Kendall. Check out these great images from Siem Reap and Angkor Wat!
When it comes to the Top 10 World Wonders, (or even ten top world wonders, not even the top ten) opinion is no doubt divided. But we’re sure no one can really disagree that these are some of the world’s … Continue reading
Those of us enduring nasty weather in the form of ‘Frankenstorms‘ or just plain chilly British Autumn will be glad to have this little window on a much brighter world – Southeast Asia; where it appears the bright blue ocean laps … Continue reading
Guest expert Clare Kendall shares photos and tips on things to do and places to see in the busy city of Saigon, Vietnam. Being pushed in a bath chair into a sea of oncoming motorbikes isn’t quite how I imagined my first … Continue reading
Usually when one talks about travel, we think about boarding a plane. But once you’ve arrived, there are far more exciting ways to see the world. Here are our top 5 modes of transport in a few of our favourite … Continue reading
Recently I was fortunate enough to travel to Vietnam. This was my first time back in 15 years and I was curious to see how much things had changed… Vietnam now has many more 3, 4 and 5 star hotels … Continue reading
Sarah recently went on a trip to beautiful Burma and had these incredible photos to share from her adventure. The laid-back vibe practically seeps out of these shots of stunning pagodas, locals going about their business and beautiful sunsets over … Continue reading
Emma recently went on a tour to Vietnam and did a photo blog on how people get around this amazing country. For anyone who’s seen the traffic in Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll know how frenetic it can be. But … Continue reading