Classic Morocco - 8 days

“Morocco is the land of contrasts. I like the lifestyle and the culture. 'Going out' doesn’t mean going to sit inside somewhere. It...

Countries visited: Morocco
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Essaouira Experience - Independent - 4 days

The medina of Essaouria is impressive in Orson Welles’ 1952 version of Othello, but there’s nothing like seeing the real thing. Listed...

Countries visited: Morocco
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Kathmandu Experience - Independent - 4 days

The Golden Gate at Durbar Square, with its intricately moulded depictions of mythical nymphs and monsters, is known as one of the most dazzling artworks of...

Countries visited: Nepal
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Chiang Mai Experience - Independent - 4 days

Shamanism is a central part of Hmong culture. The shaman is considered the gateway to the spirit world, a ‘master of spirits’ who enacts animist...

Countries visited: Thailand
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Inle Lake Experience - Independent - 4 days

The local Intha fisherman of Inle Lake row their boats in a unique style. Instead of sitting down, they stand up, with one leg placed on the stern and...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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Mandalay Experience - Independent - 4 days

The reasons for Mingun’s dramatic 18th-century pagoda never being finished are still up for debate. According to legend, King ...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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Xi'an Experience - Independent - 4 days

The original city wall of Xi’an took around 4 years to build and was completed around 198 BC. Later enclosed by bricks, its original incarnation was a...

Countries visited: China
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Shanghai Experience - Independent - 4 days

The architectural style of Shikumen, meaning “Stone Warehouse Gate”, first appeared in Shanghai around 1860. Comprising two or three stories, a...

Countries visited: China
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Beijing Experience - Independent - 4 days

In 2009, the Great Wall of China officially became even longer. A two-year study employing infrared and GPS technology revealed nearly 300 kilometres of...

Countries visited: China
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Rangoon Experience - Independent - 3 days

The stupa of Shwedagon Pagoda is encrusted with some 5000 diamonds and 2500 rubies. It has also been gold-plated since the 15th century, when the...

Countries visited: Burma (Myanmar)
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