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5 Best Diving Spots in Asia

There are few sights as beautiful as a clear blue ocean viewed from a white sand beach, but often the true beauty is hidden just beneath the surface. Visitors to the best diving spots in Asia experience an otherworldly realm below the waves, full of colourful coral reefs teeming with fascinating and diverse marine life. Whether […]

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Responsible Travel in Myanmar

We recently shared our guide to luxury travel in Myanmar and now we are back to talk about responsible tourism. Travelling responsibly in Myanmar is incredibly important given the country’s recent past. Only open to tourists in the last decade, Myanmar’s tourism industry is still learning and the benefits are only now beginning to reach across […]

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5 Most Extravagant Palaces in Asia

The Grand Palace – Thailand The Grand Palace is an imposing yet delicately detailed and elegant structure in the heart of Bangkok. Originally constructed as the royal residence of the Kings of Siam in 1782, the palace is now partially open to the public and has become one of the biggest tourist attractions in Bangkok. […]

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Our Guide to Luxury Travel in Myanmar

When it comes to luxury travel in Asia, what destinations spring to mind? Is it island hopping in the azure waters of the Andaman Coast or enjoying 5* facilities in Asia’s most eco-friendly city, Singapore? Maybe you dream of sailing in Halong Bay or relaxing in a treetop hotel in a Balinese forest? How about […]

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Extravagant Asia: Best Heritage Hotels in Indochina

Step back in time to an era of adventure and romance, in a world where opulent palaces, mysterious temples, and luxurious colonial mansions combine to create an atmosphere of incomparable extravagance. Experience a golden age of travel, during a time when celebrities, diplomats and royalty mingled in the magnificent chandeliered ballrooms of the grand hotels of the Far […]

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Our Guide to ‘Must-Try’ Food in Myanmar

With famous neighbours like Thailand, India and China, and a long history of separation from the rest of the world, food in Myanmar hasn’t gained much love from travellers. In fact, many revert to ‘tourist-friendly’ options, not knowing what to seek out, and leave disappointed. Yet, food in Myanmar is incredibly varied, full of unique flavours and […]

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10 Lesser Known UNESCO Sites in Asia

UNESCO has been adding sites of historical, cultural and scientific significance to the World Heritage List since 1978. Since then, hordes of tourists have flocked to the most famous among them, such as the Great Wall of China or Angkor Wat, but there are many lesser known sites that are equally worthwhile to visit. We […]

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Travel: Myanmar

Tourism in Myanmar is a mystery to many travellers as the country only recently opened its doors to visitors. For delicious cuisine, untainted natural beauty and friendly locals, now is the time to visit Myanmar! As the nation of Myanmar only recently began to welcome tourists, it is still relatively undiscovered and offers a certain untainted charm unique in […]

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