If the allure of the exotic Far East results in a planned visit to Asia, there is then the decision on which destinations to select. There are differences in language, history, customs, religions, cuisines and local scenery. China is the fastest developing country in the world thus providing the opportunity to see where this destination is heading as well as being able to experience its 4000-year history.Beijing’s highlights include the Great Wall and the Imperial Palace, also known as the Forbidden City. Xian, China’s ancient capital, is home to the legendary 2000-year-old Terra Cotta Warriors.
Hong Kong may only cover a small area but it is chock full of reasons to spend a few days here.Japan also offers the past and present in its major cities, Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Nagoya and Hiroshima.It is a land of tradition with its castles, temples and shrines together and with its many special occasions such as the Blossom Festivals.The traditional side of Hong Kong is to be found in its narrow alleyways and its many temples and pagodas.A must is a trip on the Star Ferry between Kowloon and Hong Kong Island.With your local leader and new friends by your side, we’ll introduce you to local life, plus the amazing experiences that come with it like homestays, community visits, and those super-cool bars and tucked-away restaurants that only locals know about.Learn more Each time you travel with us, you make a difference.Manila offers a lively urban scene and an insight into the country’s Spanish rule through a visit to the old area of Intramuros.The major beach resorts include Boracay, Palawan and Cebu.Take a side trip to the enchanting inland resort of Ubud with its mountain and valley setting and wonderful artisan shops.Archaeology fans should head to Java and Borobudur with its 1200-year old Buddhist relics and Prambanan with its centuries-old Hindu temple complex.