Seasonality in Southeast Asia

Spanning both the northern and southern hemispheres, the best time to travel to Southeast Asia can vary greatly, depending on where you are heading. Seasonality is essentially opposite between the mainland countries, also referred to as Indochina, and Indonesia. For example, while Indochina, which includes Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar, has the most hospitable Read more…

Wildlife Encounters in Southeast Asia

When travelers plan a trip to Southeast Asia, they initially embark excited for the cultural and culinary encounters that await. Steeped in ancient history, its temples, shrines and museums draw millions of visitors each year. As does its food, with world renowned dishes such as Pho and Pad Thai. It might be surprising to learn Read more…

World’s Best Bathtubs

So many of the destinations we explore are known for their landscapes and their wildlife. Visitors venture forth excited to find rhinoceros, to hike famous trails, or to leisurely cruise down rivers. The properties themselves are also quite a draw, affording guests incredible views, delicious food, and exceptional service. One aspect often overlooked? The bathtub! Read more…

Plan Now, Travel Later

This world boasts so many places that can take your breath away! If you are not yet ready to travel, but interested in putting another pin in the map later, consider these two itineraries – from completely opposite sides of the world. On one hand, you have the incredible natural beauty of Chile, where you Read more…

Sea Safaris in the Coral Triangle of Indonesia

African safaris have always been our most-requested type of travel, given our company’s longstanding history in Africa. Wildlife viewing in iconic destinations like the Serengeti, the Okavango Delta, the Kruger ecosystem and the Masai Mara are unforgettable experiences. Often travelers return from a safari with a new appreciation for wildlife, eager to see iconic species Read more…

Born to be Wild in Borneo

There is something so serene and peaceful about floating down a river. But doing it on a private houseboat in Borneo surrounded by the jungle on both sides – well that is something altogether special. This January, I found myself within the thick forests of Kalimantan—the Indonesian side of Borneo, Asia’s largest island. My objective Read more…