A beautiful country with a complicated past. Bamboo-pole skinny and a thousand miles long, energized Vietnam packs so much into its mountainous, slithery shape that repeat visitors still find things to shake their heads at. Now buddies with the USA, Vietnam is feasting over 21st-century business, and its book-end cities – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – change by the hour. Most itineraries start at one and finish with the other. Click here for more info.
Laos is a landlocked country in the center of Indochina. It shares borders with China and Burma to the north, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west and Vietnam to the east.Westerners are now flocking to Indochina, being the newest found destination and with Laos right behind Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. Laos is a peaceful, hauntingly beautiful country, with Luang Prabang full of mountains, colorful Buddhist monks and beautiful Vientiane being the capital full of temples and history. Click here for more info.
Cambodia always comes in near the top of Far East travel wish lists. So these days it’s all about getting off the beaten path and really delving into the heart of this fascinating country. Just beneath the tourist veneer there are some incredible landscapes, a vibrant culture and a wealth of history (much of it turbulent) to take in – and believe us, we put in the extra effort to discover it all. Journey through swathes of jungle which once served as home to the Khmer Rouge; still untouched by the western world and markets and temples to amaze. Click here for more info.
For several good reasons, Thailand has become one of South East Asia’s biggest tourist destinations. The country itself is enchanting, with its elephant-rich highlands, miles of pristine shoreline, and jewel-like tropical islands. Equally welcoming are the Thai people. Easygoing and quick to return a smile, the Thais have enjoyed centuries of relatively peaceful self-rule, and you can sense it. Click here for more info.