The Top Insider Travel Tips for a Luxury Asia Tour or a Tour Around the World

Find our top insider travel tips across Asia and around the world. Our destination experts share some of their personal highlights from recent journeys in India, Asia, Africa South America. Are you ready to discover what’s fresh for travel?

  1. Fishing in Vietnam

Let the local fishermen take you out to to the water with them and give you the best local tips. They will teach you the art of fishing with the Vietnamese fishing nets and support you with your efforts to get a good catch! These good tips might bring you a swordfish or a tuna!

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  1. Hot air balloon rides over India

Discover an entirely new perspective of Jaipur in Rajasthan when you venture into a hot air balloon basket and take to the skies. Breathe in the magic of Amber Fort and Samode Palace from above. The best time for this adventure is from October to March.

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  1. Fish market in Sri Lanka

The daily life in Negombo on Sri Lanka’s west coast is quite the catch! Awake just before sunrise to experience the excitement of its beachside buzzing markets amidst local fishermen and sellers. Our insider tips will take you to the most fresh fish you can find. The best time to visit Sri Lanka is from November to April.

 

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  1. Local farmers in Saigon, Vietnam

Visit the province of Ben Tre in the heart of the Mekong Delta and gain an insight into rural life. You can sail the many canals by rowing boat or go for a stroll in coconut plantations. As you walk through the orchards, friendly farmers welcome conversation.

 

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  1. Flower Market & Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand

Visit the largest flower market in Bangkok and discover an abundance of colors and fragrances within the huge variety of orchids and plants. The potpourri is a must-see! Head onwards by foot to the winding alleyways of Chinatown, a bustling city within a city.

 

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  1. Village of Meditation in Rishikesh, India

Spend time visiting an ashram in the hilltop village of Rishikesh, one of the world’s leading centers for yoga and meditation. This ashram (spiritual recreation center) has a plethora of cozy bungalows and yoga areas and was established in 2002 to keep to the traditional teachings of yoga by Himalayan masters.

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  1. Spice of Life in Chettinad, India

Venture to the almost abandoned and sleepy village of Chettinad, where rich traders once built their mansions in former glory days. Discover the regions’ flavorful cuisine with your own hands-on cookery class in a traditional kitchen. With its unique blend of spices, you must try the famous Chettinad chicken!

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  1. Cycling through Lima, Peru

Discover interesting sites of Lima by bicycle! Cycle through the two main cultural districts of the city: Miraflores and Barranco, Lima’s bohemian neighborhood that is marked by colonial estate, small bars and parks. This tour will offer you the best tips to find the most breathtaking views of the Pacific coast.

 

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  1. Undiscovered Machu Picchu

The  mountainous Chachapoyas region is considered the undiscovered Machu Picchu of Peru and represents The Chachapoyas (Warrior of the Clouds) civilization that far predates the Incan civilization. The Chachapoyas built the spectacular Kuelap fortress within the pathless cloud forests of the Amazonas Region. Did you know you can also explore the museum in Lemebamba with its fascinating exhibits of excavated mummies.

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  1. Beach bliss in Peru

Máncora in Peru is all about beach life. The best tips are to relax in the sun or take a dip in the azure waters. Take a beautiful walk along the coast, and be sure to be there to witness a first class sunset!

Aerial view of Okavango Delta's permanent floodplains, Botswana

  1. Boat Safari in the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta in Botswana is the largest inland delta of the world. From the comfort of a boat, you can discover the incredible diversity of wildlife on the banks of the waterways, including elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, buffalo and antelope.

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  1. Wine tasting in South Africa

Just 45 minutes from Cape Town you will find the world-famous wine-growing region around the towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. Enjoy the delicious native Chenin Blanc and Pinotage wines within scenic vineyards. This region is widely known for hiking opportunities and hot air ballooning, and has an excellent choice of first class restaurants serving local delicacies.
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