Si Phan Don is arguably the most peaceful region of Laos, a beautifully rural backwater where the Mekong River becomes a vast inland sea, carving the land into an archipelago of tiny islets.
If you’re looking for a true island getaway, then there’s no better place to start than Bali’s eastern neighbour, Lombok, where you can take a local ferry to the tiny Gili Islands, a modern-day paradise, sans cars.
A rugged, mountainous region of spectacular beauty, much of Vietnam’s Central Highlands remains unexplored by outsiders – a world of ethnic tribes ruled by rituals, deities, supernatural spirits and the word of the gong…
While Vietnam’s summer season brings with it more humidity, monsoon rains and blustery days, there are also many advantages to visiting out of season that will leave you wondering why you’re not already there!
Venture by long-tail boat into Bangkok’s old Thonburi district and visit Khlong Bang Luang Artist House – part of a local canal community that epitomizes the old-world charm of early 20th century Bangkok.