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Exploring Colombo

Colombo, what a fascinating capital city filled with character and charm. I wasn’t really sure what to expect of Colombo prior to my visit but wow did it exceed my expectations!
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Japan | Culture Corner

Japan is a culturally diverse country with many ancient and beautiful art forms, both protected and promoted as national treasures. Let us give you a crash course on some of their many art terms.
Galle by Hayley Ovens

Fast Facts | Sri Lanka

There’s so much to discover about Sri Lanka. Here you will find 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 1,330 kilometres of coastline and 15 national parks showcasing an abundance of wildlife. Read on to learn some other fast facts about this unique island nation!

Sapa - A breath of fresh air

When planning my second visit to Vietnam, there was one place I noted as an absolute must-see, Sapa. Other travellers have sung the praises of this small town in the northern hills of Vietnam, stating it’s “stunning, the most beautiful part of the country and so peaceful!” I decided it was time to go and see this magical place for myself.

How to enjoy a Korean bathhouse

Visiting a traditional Korean bathhouse, or jjimjilbang, is one of the must-do cultural activities when visiting South Korea, as they are such an important part of contemporary Korean culture.
Hoi An, Vietnam by Dennis Bunnik

Photo Guide | The wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos

Join us for a photo trip through vibrant Vietnam, captivating Cambodia & luscious Laos.
Sejong-daero, Seoul by Mario Sánchez Prada/Flickr

Why visit South Korea?

Why visit South Korea? Well, for one it’s an amazingly resilient country full of hard working people. In the space of 40 years, South Korea went from an impoverished third-world country, devastated by World War II and the Japanese occupation, to having one of the world’s strongest economies.

"Ayubowan" from our Sri Lanka Office

Set in the Indian Ocean, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka is befitting of its title ‘the Pearl of the Indian Ocean’. It’s a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature’s beauty remains abundant and unspoilt. Few places in the world offer such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, captivating cultural heritage and unique experiences all within 65,610 km².
Cherry blossom with views of Mt Fuji, Japan by Sacha Bunnik

Fast Facts | Japan's Cherry Blossom

Cherry blossom season is a very popular time to visit Japan and it’s not hard to understand why! We’ve put together some fast facts about this magical season in Japan.