Many trips are remembered for experiencing something a little out of the ordinary. Urban landscapes and buzzing metropolises offer an interesting insight into a country's way of life, but delve a little deeper and you may just discover a side of the country seen by very few.
Tasting local cuisine gives you a real flavour for a country, and can give you an insight into its culture and traditions. Our specialists have selected some of their favourite food tours and dishes for you to try.
China's remote and mountainous southern Guizhou Province supports a wealth of different peoples, each with their own customs, festivals and cuisines. Specialist Isabel Norman-Butler recently took to the paths there and with the aid of her camera captured the warmth and traditions of the local minority peoples she met along the way.
India’s national parks, many former hunting grounds for the Maharajas, offer a unique safari experience. There are many mammals, reptiles and vivid birds for the wildlife enthusiast but the elusive tiger is still the top of most people’s spotting list.