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Cultural Kanazawa in Japan, famed for gold leaf and geishas is ready to take on Tokyo.

10/04/2018 – 10:10
Kenrokuen garden (Karen Bowerman)

By Karen Bowerman
Cultural Kanazawa: A new bullet train link means the Japanese city of Kanazawa, famed for gold leaf, geishas and its Kenrokuen garden, is ready to take on Tokyo. Karen Bowerman pays it a …

Oriental Delight; an alternative Tokyo experience.

28/03/2018 – 12:33
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo

By Karen Bowerman
Karen Bowerman enjoys an Oriental delight and stays at the luxury Aman Hotel whilst trying her hand at calligraphy and a rickshaw ride in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.
Head to the 34th floor of …

Visiting Bangladesh as a couple? Now a real destination possibility

20/04/2014 – 07:25

By Stuart Forster
Bangladesh is not a nation that normally stands high on the bucket wish list of couples looking to travel the globe. On a recent trip there I visited a cross-section of destinations across …

A Vietnam High at The Nam Hai

18/02/2014 – 14:16

By Peter Rosenfeld
With the constant UK weather barrages, take a moment out to imagine endless glistening beach being massaged by clear blue ocean water. So gently that only the loosest sand particles dance in a …

Jerusalem: in the path of the pilgrims to Israel, Asia

13/10/2013 – 09:25

By Karen Bowerman
Dinky Guide’s Karen Bowerman explores Jerusalem, the ancient city of Israel, and discovers some of the the sights that have drawn pilgrims and attracted visitors for years.
Israel’s ancient capital, Jerusalem, is one …

An introduction to Kerala – A backwater bliss in India

19/11/2012 – 11:26

By Mike Pedley
Kerala offers a gentle introduction to India. Meander through its soothing backwaters to the tea gardens and spice plantations of the hill country and wind up on idyllic palm-fringed beaches
Have you ever longed …

India without Tears – Mahindra Homestays

19/08/2012 – 09:41

By Rupert Parker
If India seems a rather daunting prospect, then staying in a homestay takes away a lot of the potential pain.  It also allows you to experience a side of the country that no …

Wendy Wu Offers New India Tours

24/11/2011 – 11:26
Camel Thar Desert

By Kate McWilliams
Wendy Wu Tours, a UK’s leading Operator to China and Indochina, has now expanded their product offering with a brand new India, Sri Lanka and Nepal brochure, featuring five fully escorted group tours and …