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Rajasthan: regal palaces & rural villages

With its soaring forts, glistening palaces, rugged countryside and dramatic desert landscapes, Rajasthan is quintessential India at its best. The state sparkles with the romance, chivalry and heroism of days old, and is forever abuzz with lively celebrations of colour and spirituality. Whether you’re in an opulent city or a rural village, you’ll have countless more »

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Top 5 for nature in Borneo

Borneo is renowned for its wildlife offering. Home of the orangutan, the pygmy elephant and numerous bird species, it is a haven for nature lovers. Asia specialist and wildlife aficionado, Ellis, talks us through the very best of Borneo’s natural world. Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre The centre is located about 25 kilometres west of Sandakan in the more »

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India’s Golden Triangle

One of the most popular and exciting experiences for travellers in India is the spectacular Golden Triangle. India’s Golden Triangle is made up of the three most-visited cities in the north of India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – and is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the three cities on a  more »

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Sri Lanka at a glimpse

From paradise beaches, delicious cuisine, Buddhist temples, tea plantations, Asian elephants to Sri Lanka’s first love…cricket, a holiday to Sri Lanka is really rather special and unique. Knowing where to start in this beautiful country can be hard, let me help you out with my favourite places: Kandy I absolutely love this city – for me, it is more »

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