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#1/20
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5
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Destination: Hoi An
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Cultural
Hoi An - totally captivating. This beautifully preserved, ancient town is rich in culture, character and charm... read more »
#2/20
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Hainan
After the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, head for Hainan Island. It's a 90-minute hop across the South China Sea, with tropical beaches, peerless seafood, a great hotel – and excellent golf... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Trip type: Gap Year
Looking for somewhere to stay in Thailand without blowing all your baht? Check out these backpacker gems in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang and Koh Phangan... read more »
#4/20
Rating:
4.2
(5 comments)
Destination: Pulau Tioman
Tioman is paradise on earth. The small Malaysian island offers unparalleled tranquillity with sandy beaches, undisturbed nature, welcoming locals, and activities enough to thrill you for a good while... read more »
#5/20
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Ko Tao
Bask beneath swaying palms with a plate full of fresh fruit and a cool drink while watching the sun rise before a dive. Welcome to Turtle Island - one of Thailand's last secret beauty spots... read more »
#6/20
Rating:
4
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With its colourful tropical flowers, spiritual temples, white sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters, smiling people and luxurious resorts, Bali is the perfect dream holiday destination... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Maldives, Kanuhara
Trip type: Beach
The Maldives might be the ultimate couples getaway, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out just because you're not paired up... read more »
#8/20
Rating:
4
(4 comments)
Lying on the edge of civilisation, with wild orang-utans, desolate mountain peaks, coral reefs and jungle trails on offer, Sabah has something for everyone. Here's a selection of the best on offer.... read more »
#9/20
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Penang
The island of Penang combines the diverse cultures of China, Malaysia and India with the history of the British Empire among beautiful architecture and sandy beaches.... read more »
#10/20
Rating:
3.666665
(3 comments)
Destination: Koh Samui
Trip type: Activity, Beach
Combine learning the martial art of Thai boxing with the sights and sounds of Thailand's third largest island, Koh Samui. Relax on the beach, train, and refuel with delicious Thai food... read more »
#11/20
Rating:
3.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Langkawi
Trip type: Beach, Gap Year
Eagle spotting, Cable-car riding and beach lounging on a backpacker's budget in Malaysia's Langkawi... read more »
#12/20
Rating:
3.5
(5 comments)
Destination: Pondicherry
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Cultural
Pondicherry is synonymus with French heritage in India. Many of the monuments in Pondicherry bear an imprint of French influence. Just walk along the streets, you will feel the uniqueness of the city... read more »
#13/20
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Baa Atoll
Trip type: Beach, Honeymoon, Romance
In the remote Baa Atoll, Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu has everything you could want from an affordable, luxurious, romantic and remote island with the serene natural beauty of beach, sea, vegetation and fish... read more »
#14/20
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Colva
Trip type: Beach, Family, Winter Sun
This is one of the longest beaches in the world, and one of the most beautiful. Even though mass tourism has arrived it is still a place of wonder, magic and calm. As my return visit reminds me.... read more »
#15/20
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Koh Samui
If you fancy hot and humid island getaways with an exotic flavour, get down to Koh Samui... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: India
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Spa
Luxury India....... read more »
#17/20
Rating:
2
(1 comment)
Fantastic white sand, clear blue seas and ultra-friendly locals - what more could one ask for? Throw in cheap prices and a pulsating nightlife and you have Sihanoukville, Cambodia's coastal paradise... read more »
#18/20
Rating:
2
(2 comments)
Destination: Phuket
Phuket is blessed with pristine beaches fringed by tropical palm trees. So swim, splash and savour every smell, sight and sounds of this tropical paradise... read more »
#19/20
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0
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Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Ho Chi Min City - Phu Quoc... read more »
#20/20
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Destination: Maldives
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Beach
If you're looking for a 'marooned on an island' excursion on your Maldivian holiday, Kuda Bandos will be worth a visit.... read more »
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