A kaleidoscope of religions, cultures and landscapes, India is a whole world in one subcontinent. From the majestic Taj Mahal to the mighty Ganges, the deserts of Rajasthan to the temples of Varanasi, no country is more steeped in spirituality.
From Kung Fu masters to giant pandas and terracotta armies, China has heaps of thrilling things for kids to see and do. The year of the pig is an auspicious time to travel to China, a land of extreme contrasts where history and hyper-modernity collide.
The glorious royal city of Luang Prabang in Laos is a sight to behold any time of year — a vision of gilded temples, elegant cafés, and French colonial architecture at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. But in late October, the whole city is illuminated for the Festival of Lights, as thousands of wishes and prayers in candlelit floats are carried downstream.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ has put Singapore in the spotlight, with its futuristic skyline, lavish lifestyle, and duty-free designer shopping. But Singapore is not all billionaires and bling. This Asian city-state packs incredible diversity and energy into its tiny island borders. And there’s an amazing amount of green space squeezed among the skyscrapers, from tropical sky walks to vertical gardens.
For your next holiday, what could be more meaningful and complete than a trip around the world? Take one month out of your busy schedule, stop what you are doing, and allow yourself the luxury of living like a true globetrotter. A round-the-world journey, stopping exactly where you want to go, designed around the places you’ve always dreamed of seeing, the sights on your all-time wish list, the experiences you’ve always wanted to try. Are you up for it?
Just opened in March 2018, Rosewood Luang Prabang brings an ultra-luxury twist to tropical glamping. Floating in the jungle treetops, the resort’s 23 tented villas and suites are deeply embedded into the landscape and culture of Laos.