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Beijing Art Weekend

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Rajasthan: Boutique Palaces & Forts

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Tajikistan Discovery

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Dip your toe into Beijing’s thriving art scene on our weekend getaway. Get insider access to the 798 art district, and discover a Ming Dynasty art haven hidden in a maze of hutong alleyways, and spend your nights in a trendy urban retreat where contemporary art is always the star of the show. Day 1: Relax …

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Begin your journey in the imperial city of Delhi with its multitude of forts and grand Lutyen’s architecture. See the contrast as you move to the capital of Rajasthan and experience the more ancient mughul architecture of the bygone rulers. Reside at the newly renovated boutique SUJAN Rajmahal Palace with its lavish and colorful, contemporary …

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Tajikistan is possibly the most remote and least known of all the Central Asian countries. Half of this small landlocked country lies at over 3000m, and the beautiful Fan and Pamir Mountains offer some great trekking and hiking opportunities. Culturally the country is fascinating, with many different tribes descended from the Persians whose empire once …

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This 10-Days tour explores the rich culture, diverse cuisine and spectacular landscapes of Yunnan Province, a region in southwestern China where Chinese, Tibetans, Laotians, Burmese, Vietnamese, Indians and hill tribe minorities converge. In recent years the region’s roads, hotels and other infrastructure have markedly improved, making Yunnan one of China’s most enticing destinations. Begin in Kunming, …

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Cradled by the snow-hatted Himalayas between India and Tibet, the remote and, until recently, almost inaccessible Kingdom of Bhutan has fiercely guarded its secrets from the rest of the world, maintaining limited flights and hefty tourist fees in order to preserve its ancient Buddhist cultural traditions. The advantage to those lucky enough to set foot …

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A magical winter trip through the frosted wilderness of the east. Explore the beauty of the Terelj National Park and Khan Khentii hills along the Tuul River. Experience the magnificent wild frozen landscapes of Mongolia on your own sled pulled by your dog team, covering 45-50km of wilderness terrain each day, and led by experienced …

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For a glimpse of Cambodia before the Angkorian era, journey to a little-known temple complex deep in the forest on a Sambor Prei Kuk tour. Here, more than 100 well-preserved temples are nestled in a lush jungle setting. Roam through the region on foot to see a lesser-known side of Cambodia. On this Sambor Prei …

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Dramatic karst peaks, the sun-dappled river Li, jade-green rice paddies – the scenes of Guilin are like the brushstrokes of an unseen artist. Experience rural life on the spectacular “Dragon’s Backbone” rice terraces, bike, hike and raft between villages, and learn to cook like a local. Day 1+2 Hike at your own pace through minority …

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Designed by Jun Murata of JAM architects, Café La Loop 86 is a cafe and gallery housed in Shanghai’s Shipyard 1862, an old shipyard on the Huangpu river that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has transformed into a mixed-use space housing a theatre, commercial spaces, atriums and multi-purpose halls. The gallery is at the centre of …

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Along the Ping river in Chiang Mai, a glistening jewel of a hotel has recently opened, offering a new spin on local design techniques. The Little Shelter hotel was designed by Bangkok-based architecture, interior and landscape design firm Department of Architecture, whose design of the fourteen-room hotel is a homage to the traditional housing typified …

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