Leave the crowds at Angkor Wat behind and travel beyond the temples by tuk tuk through glistening rice paddies, finding forgotten jungle-smothered remains to wander around in blissful solitude.
Come eye to eye with a family of mountain gorillas deep in the impenetrable jungle, a humbling and emotional experience shared with one of the most endangered creatures in the world.
Take the road less travelled in Namibia and drive due south to discover the ghostly, abandoned town of Kolmanskop - a glimpse of a heady, diamond-rich past slowly being reclaimed by the desert.
Take a wooden ferry from Aberdeen to Mo Tat Wan village on Hong Kong's Lamma Island, where an hour's walk around the coast will bring you to the hidden cove of Turtle Beach, with golden sands and not a soul in sight.
Away from the beach resorts of Varadero, time in Cuba slows right down, and nowhere more than in Trinidad, where donkey carts ply the cobbled streets and the perfectly preserved colonial houses come complete with French chandeliers.
A massive thank you for organising our trip to Japan! It was seamless with excellent choices. We would never have managed to fit everything in, like you did, in such a way that was relaxing yet adventurous. We can't wait to go back again!! Sivi & Pete (Japan)
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