The Far East is a geographical region that includes eastern and south eastern Asia.
It offers travellers a unique blend of culture and history; island beach resorts, tropical jungle and pulsating cities; friendly people and legendary hospitality
Thailand combines a rich heritage, breathtaking natural beauty, friendly hospitality and mouth watering cuisine making it one of the most sought after holiday destinations. Among the diverse landscape are cities, islands and tropical jungle. Bangkok, the capital, is an exciting city with its lively nightlife, markets, restaurants as well as religious and cultural sites. Phuket, the largest of the islands, has abundant activities and plentiful entertainment. Krabi, with lush vegetation and towering limestone outcrops is ideal for beach and nature lovers. The island of Koh Samui is covered with coconut plantations and is famous for powdery white sand beaches sheltered by palms. Chiang Mai is Thailand's second city and gateway to the north with mountain backdrop and over 300 temples
Vietnam shares its land borders with China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west. Its capital city is Hanoi, while its most populous city is Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon. It is a country of staggering natural beauty and cultural diversity, from megacities to historically preserved ancient cities to hilltribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling. Unforgettable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam from the surreal seascape of limestone islands in Halong Bay, to your heart pounding as you attempt to cross the road through a sea of motorbikes which stop for nothing in Hanoi and Saigon, to understanding the devastating impact on Vietnamese civilians caused by the war
Cambodia is bordered by Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Enriched with history, traditions and culture, Cambodia offers the visitor a holiday with a difference. Phnom Penh is the bustling capital city with some premier hotels and ideal for foodies. For culture visit Siem Reap, the home of Angkor Wat UNESCO World Heritage Site, the largest historical religious monument in the world. Just 25km from Siem Reap is Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater lake in south east Asia with its floating villages where the residents rely on the lake’s natural resources for fishing and drinking water
Singapore is an island city off the southern tip of Malaysia. Despite its small size, there is a diversity of languages, religions and cultures. One of the most advanced countries in the world, Singapore boasts awe inspiring architecture, stunning public gardens and a first class public transport system. But heritage lives strong in Singapore, from shophouses in Chinatown now re-invented into boutique hotels to the colourful and buzzing district of Little India. With so many different cultures, this is a paradise for foodies. No less than 40 of this island's restaurants feature in the Michelin guide including a hawker stall where you can enjoy the world's cheapest Michelin starred meal!