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.
A remnant of the Khmer Empire of Cambodia, Angkor is a huge temple complex centred on the temple of Angkor Wat, one of the largest Hindu temples in the world. Immediately recognisable and utterly exotic, this is another of those … Continue reading
We love travel videos at The Inside Track, and we particularly love videos like this one. Take a look at this window on Vietnam – we defy you not to feel like packing your bags immediately! So Viet from Aquil’tour … Continue reading
Retaining elements of culture and tradition in ways that many Southeast Asian nations haven’t, Myanmar (or Burma) retains the aura of a bygone era. With vibrant markets and festivals, friendly local people, diverse landscapes and exquisite temples, you’ll find plenty … Continue reading
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