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Sanctum Inle Resort Rings in Myanmar’s New Year with a Big Splash

Thingyan water festival

As the Burmese count down the days until Thingyan, a traditional celebration in which the locals playfully drench each other in water before Myanmar’s New Year, Sanctum Inle has rolled out a package making the most of the country’s biggest month. To be celebrated from Friday to Monday, April 13-16 before Myanmar’s New Year Day on Tuesday, April 17, the…

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World’s First Underwater Yoga Experience at Hurawalhi Island, Maldives

Hurawalhi underwater restaurant

Set in the Lhaviyani Atoll, notably one of the Maldives’ most bio-diverse areas, Hurawalhi Island Resort is setting new standards for an ‘outdoor’ practice and becoming one with nature. For the first time, Hurawalhi͛’s 5.8 restaurant – the world’s largest, all-glass undersea restaurant, will be converted in to a yoga studio like no other. Hurawalhi’s special underwater yoga experience will…

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8 Unknown Wildlife Parks to Visit Before You Die

Bokeo Nature Preserve Laos

Wildlife viewing specialist Wild Planet Adventures recommends eight of the world’s most extraordinary yet little-known wildlife parks for nature lovers’ bucket lists. “These parks are in some instances as endangered as the animals and flora/fauna they harbor,” said Josh Cohen, company director. His company, founded in 1991, supports wild and remote places where travelers can fulfill lifetime dreams of seeing…

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Explore the Cultures of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia with MIR Corp

Georgian table

MIR Corporation is offering an intrepid 21-day journey delving deep into the cultures of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. Guests will share stories and warm meals in mountain villages, sample natural wines and fantastic local cuisine, and meet craftspeople who work in clay, stained glass, metal, and wood — all set to a soundtrack of polyphonic singing and traditional instruments playing the…

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The Rise of the Yacht Safari

Indo Yachts Safari Photo credit Mark Eveleigh

The word ‘safari’ typically conjures up visions of dusty Land Rovers, dirt roads, lions, elephants and herds of antelopes. But imagine the Land Rover was actually a luxury yacht, the dirt roads were turquoise seas, and the wildlife included Komodo dragons, birds-of-paradise, schools of manta rays and pods of dolphins. Welcome to one of Indo Yachts‘ yacht safaris. “A yacht…

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Wild Women Journey to ‘The Land of Happiness’ on New Bhutan Adventure Tour

Bhutan festival

Imagine a country that places happiness above all else, where every policy must pass a Gross National Happiness filter to be enacted. Imagine trekking through lush green mountainous valleys of a remote Himalayan kingdom where yak herders greet you with smiles as the chanting of monks echoes from ancient cliff-side monasteries and colorful prayer flags ripple before snow-capped peaks. Welcome…

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Free Yangon Walks is Re-launching in Myanmar

Free Yangon Walks

Myanmar Travel agency Beyond Boundaries has announced the re-launching of the popular Free Yangon Walks that showcase the history of downtown Yangon from the pre-colonial period to modern days Yangon. The popular tours were set-up by Australian Gino Joseph and ran till Oct 2016 when operations stopped due to logistic challenges and Gino moved back to Australia. Usually each tour…

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Shakti Sikkim Launches New Village House, Hatti Dhunga for 2018

Shakti Sikkim view

High in the Buddhist Kingdom of Sikkim, at the heart of India’s Eastern Himalayas, Shakti Himalaya launches Hatti Dhunga ready for 2018.  A new addition to Shakti’s collection of Village Houses, Hatti Dhunga, is an authentic three-bedroom wooden house, carefully redesigned by Shakti Himalaya.  This new home will be a key stop on the Shakti Sikkim signature village walk itineraries…

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Aqua Expeditions Offers Extraordinary Experiences on the Amazon & Mekong Rivers

Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise lines, has announced its 2018 special themed cruises after the extraordinary success of the programs in 2017. Guests will have the exclusive chance of joining company founder and CEO, Francesco Galli Zugaro, consulting chefs Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and David Thompson, and the renowned conservationist, Jean-Michel Cousteau, on its vessels on…

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Explore Remote Russia with MIR Corp, Yakutia & Kamchatka

remote Russia

On this NEW tour offered exclusively by MIR Corporation, intrepid travelers explore the remote corners of Russia, including Yakutia, a rugged northern frontier known for mammoths and diamonds, and the wild Kamchatka Peninsula, perched on the Pacific Ring of Fire. Guests will meet the indigenous peoples of these far-flung locales, and admire two natural UNESCO World Heritage Sites, while comparing…

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