Archive | Imagine Asia RSS feed for this section

Reading Japan: Top 6 books

Japan is rich in culture and teeming with intricate and fascinating traditions, which make for excellent reading. We have picked out our six favourite books about the country to prepare you for your trip. MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden A compelling tale exploring life as a geisha in mid-20th century Japan, Memoirs of more »

Read full story Comments are closed
Pisang Goreng

Our Guide to Indonesian Food

Indonesia is a startlingly diverse country and its cuisine is no different, we thought we’d put together a guide to our absolute favourites. Gado gado Gado gado literally means ‘mix mix’ in Indonesian and is the perfect name for this delicious salad. Made up of a mixture of different vegetables, boiled egg and potatoes with more »

Read full story Comments are closed
Bhutan Festival

Beautiful Bhutan

There is nothing quite like the peaceful and colourful country that is Bhutan.  Here, our Asia Specialist Cherylle tells us why this magical Himalayan kingdom blew her away. Bhutan is a place of gorgeous open valleys which are home to the black neck crane and many other wonderful bird life…the beauty of this country is more »

Read full story Comments are closed
TakeToTheWater2

Take to the water

From expedition cruising in Antarctica to drifting down Asia’s many waterways, or staying on a houseboat on the Zambezi, getting out on the water really does give you a totally unique perspective on a new destination. Here are a few of our favourite boats around the world… M/V Sea Spirit, Antarctica Experience the hauntingly beautiful more »

Read full story Comments are closed
Wildlife encounters

Top wildlife encounters

There’s nothing we love more than watching wild animals going about their lives, unfazed by our temporary passing in their world. From the sounds of their calls to their quirky mannerisms and even at times their unique scent, tracking down wildlife requires you to have all your senses engaged. To celebrate World Wildlife Day, we’ve more »

Read full story Comments are closed
Kumano Kodo

Hiking Japan’s Kumano Kodo Trail

Our Asia Specialist Pete tells us about one of the highlights of his recent trip to Japan. Having already ticked off the country’s main highlights on a previous visit, he was eager to escape the usual tourist spots and venture to a lesser-visited part of the country. Returning to Japan for the second time, I more »

Read full story Comments are closed