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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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Fresh Produce, Malaysia

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 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.

Vietnam food market

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.

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Oaxaca & Chiapas

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

Israel

Israel

It's time to visit one of the most vibrant destinations in the Middle East.

A River Winding Alongside the Vineyards of Rioja

Bilbao, San Sebastian and Rioja

The Basque Country and Rioja offer world class wine, award-winning gastronomy, outstanding contemporary art and architecture, culture, surfing, beaches and charming cities. Not a bad little combination.

Vines in the Cape Winelands

The Winelands and Cape

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

Aerial of Sydney Opera House

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.

Gourmet Canada

Gourmet Canada

The food in Canada is as diverse as the country itself. In Canada they cannot claim one culinary culture, because every region has its own traditional dishes using the best of the products of their land for a personal touch.

Wine Tasting in Portugal

Wine Tasting in Portugal

Madeira wine might not be everyone’s particular cup of grog, but the history surrounding its evolution is fascinating.

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.

France windmill

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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