Well, as far as we at Original Travel are concerned the Far East
(comprising South East Asia, China and Japan) is somewhere particularly special. For the most
part it represents extremely good value for money (OK, maybe not
Japan), is filled to the brim with spectacular land- and
city-scapes, and boasts heritage galore and food to die for.
Finally, there's that great clincher - excellent service.
So, where to start? We're big on Borneo at present thanks to its combination of
abundant wildlife, indigenous tribes, excellent hotels and great
diving. It works perfectly for honeymooners and families alike, and
certainly fits the 'original' bill. At the far end of the spectrum
both mentally and stylistically, Japan is somewhere to wallow in a
culture that feels completely 'other', and using a tour operator
who knows the lie of the land (like us, for instance) is highly