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What is the best time to take a holiday to Japan?

With Japan recently announcing its full reopening to tourists, now is the perfect time to start planning your visit. Our expert’s guide will help you plan when and where to visit, and of course inspire you!

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The best adult-only holidays to Asia for intrepid explorers

Asia is full of wonders that would make for an ideal adult-only holiday, whether you wish to escape to a tropical paradise for a romantic getaway, embark upon a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, or enjoy a moment of quietude and self-reflection at a wellness re...

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How can responsible tourism help to save the tiger?

Tigers have held a mystical place in our imaginations for millennia. They’re one of the main species travellers yearn to see on a safari to India, yet their very existence is under threat due to human influences. Find out how your own safari can help tiger ...

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Why should you consider a holiday to Asia in the secret season?

Travelling during low season can be very rewarding. Great value flight and accommodation options are the main attraction for most, but certain places offer amazingly unique opportunities that can hugely add to the appeal and excitement.

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The top 5 hidden heritage gems in India you need to see!

Home to one of the oldest civilisations in the world, India is renowned for its incredibly rich history and culture. Shaped by a myriad of dynasties and kingdoms over the centuries, India’s cultural landscape is defined by profound diversity and social cohe...

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Where Are Asia's Top 10 Rooms With A View?

When considering a holiday in Asia, one can always look for that special, extraordinary element, which is truly immersive and life-affirming. Iconic views are often at the very top of the bucket list, as we seek moments of pure serenity and quietude, or som...

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What are the top 5 luxury travel trends that you need to know about for 2022-2023?

After several years of challenging travel restrictions and countries closing their borders to visitors for long periods, the world is now emerging into a new era of travel. Our newly regained freedom to explore distant lands, interact with vibrant cultures ...

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How is Lion conservation being achieved by KopeLion in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Area?

Lion populations are dwindling all over Africa, with now over 90% of their historical range sadly having been lost. The KopeLion project aims to reverse this trend in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area by partnering with local communities to build a region ri...

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Why do educational safaris and holidays have such a positive impact on the entire family?

So what makes the perfect family safari or holiday? Taking my own children on holiday provides a good barometer, and so I would only recommend places I have experienced firsthand with my own family, that have passed the litmus test!

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Where are the best places to travel on holiday in February?

If you're thinking of travelling in February but don't really know which countries and regions are best for this time of year, this guide is for you! I hope my top recommendations for luxury holiday locations and experiences in February inspire your holiday...

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What more should we do to protect endangered species?

Sadly so much of the wildlife that we hold so dear is at great threat of extinction. The good news though is that there are still safe havens where you can see these species in the wild and in doing so, also personally contribute to their survival by suppor...

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Where are the best places in Africa to see lions on safari?

Lions in Africa are undoubtedly under extreme threat. For those seeking an experience much deeper in terms of understanding, and would like to help conservation efforts, there are several unique experiences I can wholly recommend.

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Where are the best luxury glamping locations in Africa?

‘Glamping’, that is, luxury tented camping out in the wilderness, allows the best of all worlds. One has the exclusivity of ones own camp away from the rest of the world in almost any location according to ones interests, with all the luxuries and comforts ...

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Where are the 10 best luxury glamping locations in Asia?

Glamping in Asia allows the best of all worlds, even for those that prefer residing in luxurious surroundings on their vacations! Many initially consider staying in a tented camp to be too rustic, but there are such a range of exquisite tented suites availa...

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Where are the best places to travel on vacation in January?

If you know the 'when' but not the 'where' yet, this expert's guide is for you! I am delighted to share with you my top recommendations for luxury holiday locations and experiences in January, whether that be in Africa, Asia or Latin America!

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How to have peace of mind and travel with confidence during COVID!

I think most of us have reconciled ourselves to the fact that COVID-19, like any virus, will (although hopefully dormant) be around for the foreseeable future even though, like the ‘flu, mutations will continue; at present there are over 50 new mutations re...

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How have The Explorations Company supported conservation and communities in 2021?

As you will already know, we are driven by our mission to ‘give back’ to the places where we operate. With this in mind, I would like to share the good news of the funds that we have raised through our clients who have travelled with us in 2021.

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Where are Asia's grandest design-inspired hotels and lodges?

Those of you who have already travelled to Asia would know that it is a land of great contrasts and diversity. Its rapidly changing social and economic outlooks have not altered people’s unwavering belief in ancient cultural traditions. This unique harmony ...

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What were the key takeaway's from COP 26 for the travel industry?

With the world increasingly aware of the disastrous effects of carbon emissions, particularly after the stark realities revealed to us during COP26 climate change conference, I know that many people are reconsidering how they will travel in the future.

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Why are low carbon-footprint safaris & holidays becoming much more important?

With the world now far more cognizant of the stark reality facing us, we need to change our habits and lifestyles. The great conundrum facing us is how to balance the equilibrium when so many of us enjoy travel?

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Experience beautiful ALEXA J in the Maldives on a Private Luxury Yacht Charter

Owned and managed by the owners of Indonesia’s Alexa, Alexa J is a stunning romantic sailing yacht offering private sailing charters in the Mediterranean, the Maldives and the Andaman Sea.

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Where are the 5 best philanthropic holidays in Asia?

“Sustainability is no longer about doing less harm. It is about doing more good.” – Jochen Zeitz. Sustainability in luxury travel can be achieved by incorporating active and meaningful philanthropic engagement as an integral part of your journey, enabling l...

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Where are the top 12 philanthropic holidays and safaris for 2021/2022?

I have just returned from a visit to southern and East Africa and I am thrilled to share with you some examples of truly unique and special experiences that you can have as a part of your travel, that make a real difference to the natural world and the loc...

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Where are the top 10 private-island holiday locations in Africa and the Indian Ocean for 2021/22?

What is it that one looks for from a private island retreat? Is it exclusivity? Remoteness? Luxury accommodation? Perhaps the sheer scale of activity for the more adventurous and active family? Something for all the family, or the opposite; a romantic offer...

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Where can you experience the most exclusive Private Island holidays in Asia?

With the Indian Ocean gently lapping at its feet, Asia is home to some of the most gorgeous coastal regions in the world. Many of its paradisiacal islands make sublime hideaways to retreat, relax and discover pure local treasures that remain off limits to t...

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How are women in Africa and Asia being empowered by The Explorations Company and it's partner charities?

8th March 2021 is International Women’s Day. This year, the theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’, where people all over the world are reminded to challenge inequality and celebrate women’s achievements.

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Where in India are the best places to go on a horse riding holiday?

Travel can help make a long-term and tangible difference through sustainable and responsible investment in nature, wildlife, and communities. My colleague Anthea calls it “travelling with a heart”.

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Why have The Explorations Company partnered with Sentinel Aviation?

I always recommend that you travel privately whenever possible to truly elevate your holiday or safari. The Explorations Company’s new partnership with Sentinel Aviation seamlessly melds concierge travel and private aviation.

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Why you should visit Nepal on your next holiday

Nepal is a treasure. Diverse, breathtakingly beautiful, utterly friendly, spiritually profound and an excellent destination for fabulous activities including, of course, stunning trekking potential, Nepal has it all.

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Which of Japan's privately guided garden tours make the top 10?

Traditional Japanese gardens are renowned all over the world for their variety, philosophy and exquisite beauty. Through privileged encounters with experts, you can learn so much about the secrets of Japanese Gardens including their designs and purposes.

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