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Articles by Jude Limburn

Holidays in Burma: Meet the Lisu

Holidays in Burma: Meet the Lisu

If you’re heading to the Burmese Himalaya on our Mount Phongun Trek, there’s a lot to look forward to – the lush jungles full of wonderful flora and fauna, the sense of treading where few other travellers have gone... Read more

Gems of Burma – Inle Lake

By Jude Limburn - 12th June 2012
in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia

Gems of Burma – Inle Lake

While holidays to Burma bring a wealth of new experiences and jaw-dropping sights, Inle Lake often stands out to travellers as a place like no other – almost a world unto itself. Home to the Intha people, it has a... Read more

What to do in Mandalay

What to do in Mandalay

Mandalay: a city where the charm of bygone days is preserved alongside the colourful modern bustle. There’s so much to do here that travellers who visit on their holidays in Burma are spoiled for choice, especially if you've... Read more

The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

Why is the Annapurna Circuit so beloved by the many trekkers that take up the challenge? It could be the landscape, the cultures, the lifestyle – or all of this and more: the Annapurna experience. Here are five of the trekking experiences you won't forget.... Read more

Dak Thok Festival on Family Adventure Holidays

Dak Thok Festival on Family Adventure Holidays

The region of Ladakh, in the Indian Himalaya, invites travellers from far and wide with its vibrant and welcoming culture – it is a joy to discover for adults and children alike. Our family adventure holidays to the region... Read more

Mantras & Murals at Alchi Monastery: Highlights of a Ladakh Trekking Tour

Mantras & Murals at Alchi Monastery: Highlights of a Ladakh Trekking Tour

Faced with its starkly beautiful panoramas and a distinct culture that developed in relative isolation from the rest of the world, a traveller on a Ladakh trekking tour can’t help but notice that this is like nowhere else in the... Read more

Saga Dawa Festival on Tibet Holidays

Saga Dawa Festival on Tibet Holidays

Each year, thousands of Tibetan pilgrims attend the Saga Dawa Festival at Tarboche, which happened this year on 15 June. Commemorating the three most important anniversaries in Buddhism – the birth, enlightenment... Read more

The Chortens of Nepal

The Chortens of Nepal

Wherever you trek in the Himalaya – on the Annapurna Circuit, trekking to Everest Base Camp or on a Mera Peak trek – you will encounter chortens (also known as stupas). These iconic Buddhist structures are seen... Read more

A New Generation of News in Bhutan

A New Generation of News in Bhutan

Many travellers on Bhutan tours are somewhat surprised upon arriving in Paro; encountering a city whose inhabitants, whilst maintaining a deep cultural pride and traditional values, are not afraid to embrace... Read more

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