Thousands of islands & flavors
Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country is sprawled across more than 17,000 islands with over 300 different ethnicities and dialects. From the western tip of Sumatra to the eastern edge of Papua- it is a land of so many cultures, customs, animals, plants, sights, artworks and foods that it seems like 100 countries melted into one. As diverse as its population and landscapes is the accessibility and infrastructure of the different regions. While Bali alone offers way over a hundred 5-star hotels, there are islands that don’t have any real tourist facilities at all and offer an ultimate adventure experience.
A Unique African Journey
Namibia is a country in southern Africa, sandwiched between two of the world’s oldest deserts, the Namib and Kalahari. Its diverse landscapes take us from the rolling hills of the Kaokoland, the Skeleton Coast and the misty cold blanket of the South Atlantic, to the rusty coloured dunes of Namib desert and the lush green oasis of the Zambezi region. Namibia’s variety is astounding and its vistas quite breath-taking, while the quiet stillness slows down the pace and leaves time for reflection and inspiration.
It’s all Greek to me!
Greece, is a country blessed with natural beauty, culture and history. Inhabited since the Paleolithic era, it is the cradle of Western civilization having set the base for arts, philosophy, sports, politics and language. It boasts the longest coastline in Europe and a varietal landscape that includes mountains, forests, and lakes in the mainland and thousands of islands dotting the blue Aegean Sea to the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the south, and the Ionian Sea to the west. Its classical past blends with the once present Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman civilizations as well as the edgy contemporary vibe of friendly modern day Greeks. Local gastronomy, indigenous wines, a vivid entertainment scene, unique traditions, authentic hospitality spirit, make this part of the world pretty special.
The Kingdom of Wonder
Cambodia has rightfully become a tourism magnet due to its marvelous Angkor era temple ruins. However, it would be a big loss to think that Cambodia starts and ends with a short visit to Siem Reap. Apart from the obvious draw, the country is home to welcoming people, off-the-beaten track hideaways and a stunning southern coastline often overlooked by sophisticated travellers. Additionally, the Kingdom is offering a wealth of exceptional experiences which are setting themselves apart from the usual tourist deal.
The country is synonymous with luxury and is the only place in the world where you will find the unique one island one hotel concept and where they pioneered overwater villas and underwater restaurants. (and where the service is second to none.)
The picturesque country is one that sells itself, its natural simplicity coupled with its nurtured hospitality makes these islands the ultimate tourist destination with over 160 resorts to choose from.
Past, present and future
Japan offers unparalleled luxury journeys for discerning travellers, whether for a short visit to the must-see destinations, or to explore the country in depth. Take a glimpse into the past, present and future in the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. Reflect at serene temples and peaceful gardens in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan. Beyond, you may uncover Kanazawa’s Samurai & Geisha heritage, the striking architecture and collections of Naoshima’s Art museums and the legendary Japanese hospitality of a peaceful Ryokan. Japan’s array of destinations, food and experiences is virtually endless and a first visit to this intriguing country invariably leads to returning for more.
Thailand has charmed visitors for decades and excels with is very accessible infrastructure, superb hotels, warm hospitality, delectable cuisine and amazing attractions. While Bangkok continues to live up to its reputation as a travel hot spot in South East Asia, Chiang Mai and the surrounding mountain areas offer a travel experience that is characterised by its cultural as well as natural richness and beauty. Paired with some of the most exclusive island resorts in Asia – our Thailand for Connoisseurs arrangements are the perfect choice for all travellers that want to experience the highlights of this well-established travel destination, while setting themselves apart from the usual tourist crowd.
Costa Rica is a small country that offers a never-ending array of natural wonders that keep visitors coming back.
The heterogeneously distributed topography of the country contributes to the climate diversity, which makes some regions feel as if they were in different countries.
From dense, humid jungles to dry tropical forests; from steamy volcanoes to cool cloud forests, the central mountain range and both the Caribbean and Pacific coastlines offer a wide variety of landscapes and micro-climates for you to explore.
It has it all!
Australia is a land drenched with colour, with each corner of offering something special to the traveller. From the scorched red earth dirt roads of the Outback, to the crystal clear azure of the waters Great Barrier Reef and the green mountains of the hinterland of the Great Dividing Range to the glistening white roof of the Sydney Opera House and the golden sands of Bondi Beach – every day is soaked in gorgeous colour. And who can pass by a glass of red or white stunning Aussie vino!
Whether it’s a few days relaxing at one of the stunning beaches, exploring indigenous culture or the unique wildlife, Australia has it all.
Glamour at its best
Home to world famous Casino de Monte Carlo, the glamorous palace, Palais Princier de Monaco, and the Formula 1 Grand Prix, Monte Carlo is one of the leading tourist destinations in Europe. It enjoys a remarkable location along the French Riviera and offers astonishing experiences to immerse your self in the rich & famous lifestyle. For the past 150 years, Monaco has been the prime destination for the most selective travellers. Cocooning spas or gastronomic delights, romantic getaways or weekends with the family, it is on these two square kilometres that the most eclectic desires materialize … Although Monaco is small in size, this is no less the place where your inspirations can bloom. Between the exceptional density of Michelin-starred restaurants, the prestigious events taking place throughout the year or the many havens of peace scattered within its hotel establishments, the Principality cannot to be outdone.
Live, play and enjoy
Las Vegas, USA
One of the world’s most visited tourist destinations, A major resort city, known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife experiences. This city is synonymous with fun! Las Vegas is also home to art galleries, diverse restaurants, and bars, engaging venues and museums. A fabulous experience to live, play and enjoy the city’s amazing vibe.
Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World, where there is an endless list of concerts, production shows, nightclubs and sports to make your nights here a momentous occasion. The destination boasts sunshine over 320 days a year and has something to experience around the clock, 365 days a year, making it an ideal place to be year-round.
A global metropolis
With its century-old temples, bustling hawker centres and lush green spaces, Singapore’s varied charms are bound to enchant visitors from anywhere in the world. A global metropolis, home to flavours for every palate. This amazing country possesses inspiring art, nightlife that’s an opportunity for adventure, age-old temples nestled beneath the shadow of skyscrapers and lush green sanctuaries dotting the city busy streets. Finally, home to a world-famous casino and thrilling sports spectacles, as the first Formula 1 night circuit, Singapore is one of the most visited cities in the world. Well-known landmarks include the Merlion, the Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, the National Gallery, Sentosa island and the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which is Singapore’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A world of colours and tastes
Italy is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance with incredible landscapes, rich history, unique artistic legacy, amazing food, and eminent wine. The region in central Italy home to Florence, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Lucca with 99 churches, fortress of Monteriggioni and so many other attractions and places that make you to want visit again and again and again… Tuscany boasts a unique historical, artistic, architectural and landscape heritage, among the most recognizable and celebrated across the world. Italy boasts theses seven areas and landmarks listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Pienza, Val d’Orcia, Medicean villas and gardens. Tuscany includes true widespread museums where the past and the present have always coexisted.
A mosaic of experiences
One of the oldest civilisations in the world, India is a mosaic of multicultural experiences. With a rich heritage and myriad attractions, the country is among the most popular tourist destinations in the world. It covers an area of 32, 87,263 sq. km, extending from the snow-covered Himalayan heights to the tropical rain forests of the south. As the 7th largest country in the world, India stands apart from the rest of Asia, marked off as it is by mountains and the sea, which give the country a distinct geographical entity.
Fringed by the Great Himalayas in the north, it stretches southwards and at the Tropic of Cancer, tapers off into the Indian Ocean between the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west. As you travel the expanse of the country, you are greeted by diverse nuances of cuisines, faiths, arts, crafts, music, nature, lands, tribes, history and adventure sports. India has a mesmeric conflation of the old and the new. As the bustling old bazaars rub shoulders with swanky shopping malls, and majestic monuments accompany luxurious heritage hotels, the quintessential traveller can get the best of both worlds. Head to the mountains, enjoy a beach retreat or cruise through the golden Thar, India has options galore for all.
Paris je t'aime!
Paris, a legendary city, has inspired artists, photographers and musicians throughout the ages. See Paris as you’ve never seen it before! In addition to its celebrated historic appeal, the City of Light is also a vibrant 21st-century capital, with its world-famous exhibitions, modern gastronomy and busy stores and terraces. Did you know that 20,000 light bulbs are used to make the Eiffel Tower sparkle on the hour every hour? Or that there are more than 100 Michelin-starred restaurants for fine food lovers? Or that there are 206 museums to be explored? Or that 2,300 bottles of champagne are uncorked every evening in Paris cabarets? Moreover, With its history and impressive architecture, Paris’s monuments undoubtedly contribute to the charm of the French capital. The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sacré Cœur Basilica, and the Arc de Triomphe are the four best-known monuments contained within. Fashion, gastronomy, crafts, art, romance, history… Paris has it all and it is never enough!