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India India – Tea and Tigers

Assam is a remote province even for India. Tea drinkers, temple trampers, wildlife spotters or river cruisers; travel with us as we motor slowly along this historic waterway aboard the authentic RV Charaidew. [query]

Japan Japan – Breathtaking Pearl Divers

The mythical women divers (amasan) are real. A centuries-old tradition of free-diving for shellfish and pearls is fading fast as new recruits dwindle. Romanticised in literature and art, the ama are living folklore. [query]

Borneo Malaysia – Heads Up

Another remote river, this time the mighty Rajang River of Sarawak. Visit Iban longhouses and ports once the domain of the British Raj. The new RV Orient Pandaw is a delightful throwback to the 19th Century heyday. [query]

CatalinaUSA – Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island, or just Catalina, is 22 miles from LA and billed as “a world away.” A popular stopover for cruise ships and historically a playground for the rich and famous, Catalina is full of stories. [query]

Thailand Thailand – Bridging the River Kwai

We know the legend of the famous bridge and can whistle the tune, but what is the real story of the Burma railway? Rod was a guest of the minority Mon people from Burma in their floating river camp. [query]

Samoa Samoa – Ready to Rebuild

Samoa needs our help. After the tsumani disaster, the little island state needs tourism dollars to rebuild. Want to spend you travel budget usefully? Visit Samoa. Lots of story angles


Australia – Quickest Mapped Route

To drive a modern supercar is every boy’s dream. Now you can make it happen without all the hassles of ownership. The Supercar Club let’s you live the life. We carefully tested a sampling of the high octane steeds. [query]

NimbinAustralia – Rainforest Way NSW

Next time you’re on the road between Sydney and Brisbane, slow down and take a detour. Byron Bay, Bangalow, mystic Nimbin and the lush Clarence Valley is ready to welcome travellers with time on their hands.[query]