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Colours of Calcutta

The Colours of Calcutta

Asia specialist, Kate, has spent over ten years exploring the vast and varied country of India, falling under the spell of its culture, cuisine and irresistible charm. On her most recent trip, she visited the bustling city of Calcutta for the first time, delving into the rich history of India’s cultural capital.  As I walked off the plane in Calcutta I was more »

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Blue whale

Marine Big Five

If, like us, you are hooked on David Attenborough’s latest masterpiece Blue Planet II, then you might be starting to see the appeal of making marine life more of a focus on your next holiday. We asked our specialists to choose the five most exciting marine species and identify where best to spot them. 1. Blue whale more »

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Himalayas

Exploring India’s Himalayan kingdom

Our Asia specialist Cherylle has travelled extensively in India, but until recently, the Himalayan kingdom in the north of the country was an enigma to her – a magical land she had heard so much about, but not yet had the chance to visit. We decided to put this right and send her off on more »

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Spotting an orangutan in the wild... a true highlight!

Wild Borneo: Chloe explores the rainforest

A lush and vibrant ecosystem, bursting at the seams with multitudes of wildlife, the rainforests of Borneo are a must-visit destination for any wildlife enthusiast. Our Asia specialist Chloe tells us about her recent trip to this vibrant island and how it utterly blew her away. Borneo’s rainforests are hailed as the best place in more »

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Rajasthan in pictures

Rajasthan in pictures

With its rich colours, friendly people, over-populated cities and stunning countryside, India is a photographer’s paradise, and nowhere more so than Rajasthan. As you wander through the state’s pastel-coloured cities and labyrinthine bazaars you’ll be presented with endless photo opportunities, whilst the wonderful rural villages provide an opportunity to meet the locals and experience a more »

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Luang Prabang

City life: 10 amazing photos of Asian cities

Often when we think of photography we picture amazing wildlife shots and epic landscapes, but cities provide so many great photo opportunities too, with the chance to capture intricate architecture and locals going about their daily lives. We’ve collected together some of the best photos of our favourite Asian cities to inspire your next holiday. more »

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