Buddha statues in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and a city known for its sense of fun. The Thai people are famously friendly and with so much of day to day life conducted outdoors a good sense of humour is necessary to […]

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Jakarta, Indonesia

One of the biggest cities in the world, Jakarta in Indonesia is home to over 30 million people. It’s also a melting pot of Asian cultures, with people from all over the region coming together. You can see colonial buildings […]

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Boats in Phuket

Phuket, Thailand

Just off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea lies the islands of Phuket. The west coast of the island is home to some of the best beaches in Thailand, while the east coast has dramatic scenery and […]

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Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Running from near the border with North Korea through to the Gobi desert in central Asia, the Great Wall of China is one of the biggest engineering projects of all time. The earliest sections of the wall were built around […]

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Tibet

The Tibetan Plateau high in the Himalayas is a place of contrasts. The Tibetan people are well known for their friendliness and hospitality, despite brutal treatment by the ruling Chinese who have annexed the area. While Tibet might be an […]

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shrine in Tokyo park

Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo is a huge metropolis that is both incredibly futuristic and strangely old fashioned. From the dazzling neon lights of the Akihabara and the eccentric fashions of Harajuku to the calm of the Meiji Shrine and beautiful gardens of the […]

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Suzhou Canals

Suzhou, China

Near China’s east coast and bordering Shanghai, Suzhou is a contradiction of classical gardens and ancient canals, next to modern offices and residential developments. However Suzhou’s history of attracting great artists, writers and scholars has made it a cultural hub […]

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Stupa in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal

The gateway to the Himalayas, Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and the largest city in the region. While many visitors just pass through on their way to the mountains, there is a plenty to do in the city itself. […]

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Maiden's Tower, Baku.

Baku, Azerbaijan

The capital of Azerbaijan juts out into the Caspian Sea with lovely waterfront views and refreshing breezes. Baku might seem like a offbeat choice but visa reforms means it is now very straightforward and welcoming to travel to. Most younger […]

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Elephants in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

It’s the school holidays so we’ve picked a selection of destinations that are perfect for families if you are still struggling for a last minute getaway. We’re starting the week in Sri Lanka, the teardrop-shaped island just off the coast […]

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