Tasting the flavours of different countries is one of our favourite things about travel. It’s not everyday you get to enjoy a traditional Chanko Nabe lunch in Tokyo, discover Saigon’s best local eating spots in Vietnam or enjoy a BBQ dinner after a sunset river cruise in Sri Lanka. We place a big emphasis on special food experiences in Asia.


Japan is known for its fresh, delicious and unique cuisine. Your tastebuds will be enticed by our variety of special food experiences from Tokyo to Osaka.

Chanko Nabe hotpot

Chanko Nabe, Tokyo

Watch a sumo wrestling demonstration before enjoying a traditional Chanko Nabe (sumo stew) lunch at a local restaurant.

Soba Noodles

Soba Noodles, Nagano

Learn about soba noodles (made from buckwheat flour) and have a go at making them yourself.  

Photo credit: Charles Deluvio

Southeast Asia

The dishes in Southeast Asia will leave your mouth watering. Vietnam is renowned for its simple and vibrant meals, while Laotian cuisines are filled with sticky rice, fresh herbs and spices. From Hoi An to Luang Prabang, there’s so much to try!

Red Bridge Cooking School

Red Bridge Cooking School, Vietnam

Visit the colourful local market before taking a short cruise along the Hoi An River to the secluded Red Bridge Cooking School for an aromatic and informative cooking class.

Vietnam food

Vespas and Vietnamese, Vietnam

Go off the beaten track to discover Saigon’s best food spots. Touring by vespa, we’ll taste authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

Laos Petanque and dinner

Laotian dinner, Laos

Join the locals to experience the tastes and traditions of Laos with a game of Petanque, followed by a typical Laotian dinner.

Sri Lanka

Longing to discover more about food in Sri Lanka? Why not delve into dinner with a local family in Negombo or tour the Matale spice plantations?

Sri Lanka Gin Oya dinner

Dinner on the banks of a river, Negombo

After a gentle cruise along the jungle-fringed Negmobo Lagoon, watch the sun set before enjoying a delicious BBQ dinner.


Learn the many uses of various spices, Matale

Wander the plantation and be shown how the spices are grown and processed. Purchase some to take home along with traditional remedies and herbal teas.