One of our very favourite spots in Vietnam, the picturesque town of Sapa lies amongst the high ranges of the ‘Tonkinese Alps’ in the far more..
Whilst Tai groups had probably been gradually infiltrating southwards into what is now northern Vietnam, Laos and Thailand for several centuries from their homeland in more..
Another of Yunnan’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the ‘Stone Forest’ lies in the Shilin Yi Autonomous County some 2 hrs drive from Kunming City. Formerly more..
Not only are Yuanyang’s rice terraces spectacular but the town itself would be well worth a visit in its own right even if the surrounding more..
The tiny mountain-top town of Yuanyang lies just south of the steep Red River Valley in the southern reaches of Yunnan Province, not far from more..
Since being declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 the spectacular and beautifully preserved old town of Lijiang has boomed in terms of domestic more..
As we see it a tour of Laos or Vietnam, should include a tour of Lao and Vietnamese food so here’s a brief run down more..
The Black Hmong sub group of Northern Vietnam are particularly well known due to Sapa’splace on the well-trodden tourist trail. Although the town itself is more..
A Flower Hmong girl taken at Bac Ha’s Sunday Market. Don’t intend to be patronising – these guys have as much right to a cellphone more..
And now for something completely different – a China pic! Early morning in picturesque Lijiang, Yunnan Province, Southern China. The whole of the old town more..
Black Hmong and Red Dzao people in the busy market at Sapa, Northern Vietnam. Taken on our ‘Unexplored – the far North‘ tour – see more..
A ‘truly spectacular combination of rocks and water’, the awesome Halong Bay is one of S. E. Asia’s most dramatic and iconic landscapes. An inlet of the South more..