With the world’s longest direct flight, from London to Perth, launching next year, Audley specialists have put together ideas for experiencing some of the world’s other superlatives, from the largest salt flat to the longest rail journey.
Whether you’re sampling fresh seafood in Japan, exploring the floating markets of Vietnam or shopping for artisanal goods in Australia, these are our specialists’ top picks for must-see markets around the world.
From flying over Chile’s Atacama Desert in a hot air balloon to learning to sword fight like a Japanese samurai, we’ve come up with nine lesser-known experiences that will take you out of your comfort zone and enrich your 2017 travels.
Audley's specialists have a wealth of travel knowledge spanning more than 80 countries. A few of them have picked out their top value destinations for 2017, ones which you could experience on an individual tailor-made trip.