Category: Asia & Pacific

Great Wall of China

Historic Sites & Cultural Highlights While River Cruising

Cruising the world’s great river is a wonderful way to travel, but it’s not just about getting from A to B. Along the way you’ll see amazing archaeological sites and learn more about the people […]

Where The World Goes By: Life On Board A River Cruise

There are fascinating cities, historic villages and stunning landscapes to see as you cruise along any great waterway, but one of the highlights of the journey is also enjoying your time on board the ship. It’s […]

River Cruise Highlights: From Bagan to Budapest

River cruising let’s you relax while the world comes to you. From the sun deck or your cabin French balcony, you can watch it all go by. Then when it’s time to disembark, you’re right […]

The Many Treasures of Sri Lanka

Upon arrival at the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, you’ll quickly realise why it’s known as the ‘Jewel of the Indian Ocean’. From bustling markets to historic shrines and sacred relics, Sri Lanka has a […]

India’s Impressive Royal Residences

The Golden Triangle is still dripping in glorious historic mansions and Mughal retreats

Vietnam & Cambodia: Cultural Treasures of Indochina

Two nations on this vast peninsular region south of China, stand out as the undeniable cultural core.

Gate 1 Group in Halong Bay

Gate 1 Travellers Strike A Pose

A group of Gate 1 passengers stopped for this awesome photo op on the roof of their boat, cruising through Halong Bay on a tour of Vietnam. What a crew!

Asia’s Great Savoury Dishes, Featuring a Delicious Dumpling Recipe

Cuisine of Southeast Asia is a thrilling amalgam of ingredients grown in this fertile corner of the globe.

How India’s Spices Changed the World

Consider this: the port city of Kochi has been exporting spices for 5,000 years!

Angkor & Ayutthaya: The Tale of Two Southeast Asian Cities

The grandest of Southeast Asia’s ancient cities have histories that are inextricably linked.