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If the world was made of marzipan, you’d eat it. Washed down with a nice Sauternes

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Gastronomic Treats

Gastronomic Treats

Immersion in another country’s culture is not only about sights and sounds, tastes are also a hugely influential allure and important part of a understanding a new destination. That these tastes are often completely delicious is a bit of a bonus. It does rather raise the question as to what foreigners must deduce from the Brits when they sample a full English breakfast or haggis, but let's not dwell on that.

Motorbike Traffic

Vietnam

The 20th century saw Vietnam successively fighting off the French, the Americans and the Chinese, and it is now one of the most appealing destinations in South-East Asia, welcoming a new invasion – tourists, this time – with open arms.

Palenque Ruins, Chiapas

Oaxaca & Chiapas

The most culturally diverse experiences in Mexico. And that's saying something.

Honshu

Honshu

Japan may not feature high on everyone’s travel wish lists, but trust us – it should - and there's no better place to start exploring than Honshu, home of ultra-modern Tokyo and the ancient capital of Kyoto alongside volcanoes, zen gardens and snow monkeys, no less.

A River Winding Alongside the Vineyards of Rioja

Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja

San Sebastian and Bilbao are the two main cities of the Basque Country, or Euskadi as it is known in the Basque language.

Vineyards of South Africa

The Winelands and Cape

Sample the many delights accessible via scenic drives from Cape Town, from wine tasting to whale watching, and countryside retreats.

Sydney Harbour

Sydney & New South Wales

With a stunning natural setting, Sydney is Australia's leading city, known worldwide for its spectacular harbour and the iconic Opera House.

Colourful street with hanging lantern

Buenos Aires & the Pampas

One of Latin America's sexiest cities combines easily with a taste of rural Argentinian life and a meeting with the iconic gaucho.

Lone tree at beach

Anguilla

Possibly Original Travel’s favourite hangout in the whole Caribbean, Anguilla oozes laidback charm.

Angkor Wat - Siem Reap

Siem Reap & Angkor Wat

Spend time exploring the galleries and workshops of Siem Reap before the highlight; the awe-inspiring temples of the Angkor site.

Peru

Peru

The scenery is striking in its diversity, from plunging canyons to soaring mountains, lush rainforests to arid Altiplano.

Windmill in yellow fields

Lyon, Burgundy & the Rhone Valley

Explore the gastronomic heartland of France from France's second city of Lyon to the winelands of Burgundy.

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