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NEW Mekong Delta Bicycle & Riverboat Adventure  

Mekong Delta Bicycle Riverboat Adventure

On this newly launched tour from Grasshopper Adventures, intrepid travelers will spend 11-days journeying from Siem Reap, Cambodia to Saigon, Vietnam by bicycle and riverboat. Biking and hiking through the backroads, guests will have an opportunity to meet local people, learn about their lives and traditions, and see first-hand the agricultural miracle that is the Mekong Delta, while enjoying some delicious…

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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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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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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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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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10 Adventure Travel Experiences You Can’t Miss in 2018

Archipelago of the Azores

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help, Bannikin Travel & Tourism created this 2018 travel hit list. Follow it closely, and your social media feed will be the next go-to spot for travel inspirations. Here are the top 10 travel experiences for 2018: 1)…

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More Panda Encounters with Natural Habitat Adventures in China

panda bear babies

Natural Habitat Adventures has upped the already-intensive panda focus on its new itinerary for 2018 departures of The Wild Side of China: A Nature Odyssey. Guests will enjoy even more panda encounters on a fourth in-depth visit to China’s famed giant panda research and breeding bases. Two more new additions include a chance to observe and photograph golden monkeys up…

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Surf the Sri Lankan Wave: New Surfing Hotel Opening for 2018

Cantaloupe Hotels Group

Since its announcement as an official sport for Toyko 2020, surfing has continued to grow in popularity as an exhilarating sport that can be enjoyed in some of the world’s most striking settings. An alternative to traditional surfing destinations such as Bali and Australia, Cantaloupe Hotels is positioning Sri Lanka as a world-class surfing destination with the opening of their…

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Ride & Seek Offers New Samurai Roads Cycling Tour

Shikoku Island Cycling Tour

Ride & Seek announces a NEW 12-day cycling tour exploring the ancient Samurai roads of Shikoku, the smallest and least populous of Japan’s major islands. Shikoku is famous for its 1,200 km pilgrimage of the 88-temples associated with the Buddhist monk, Kuka. Beautiful and exhilarating descents through green valleys, terraced rice paddies, and ancient villages highlight the 750 km trip, which culminates with spectacular suspension bridges that…

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