Sub-Category for “Destinations > Asia & South Pacific”

C’mon get happy: How to enjoy the World’s Happiest Countries with Vantage

Travel is all about joy: the joy of discovering new places, of…
Holi celebration in India

Celebrate Holi in India

If you want to add a splash of color to your life -- quite…

The Three Gorges of the Yangtze

Fabled in song and poetry, China’s Three Gorges are a series…

Australia Day, Always a Bonzer Good Time

Celebrations on Australia Day commemorate the 1788 arrival of 11 British convict ships brought to colonize the land discovered by Captain James Cook.

Ha Long Bay: The Descending Dragon

Vietnam's Ha Long Bay is an enclave of islands and karst formations resembling glistening emeralds that rise from the waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.

The Hutong of Beijing

In the heart of Beijing, you'll discover the historic hutong neighborhoods, a labyrinth of alleyways where Old China still lives

The Taj Mahal, a Timeless Testament to Eternal Love

India's iconic Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, immortalizes the love between an emperor and his empress.

Behind the Walls of the Forbidden City

The seat of China's imperial power for five centuries, the Forbidden City is one of China's most fascinating sites to explore.

Recipe: Burmese Tea Leaf Salad (Lahpet Thoke)

Tea Leaf Salad is a classic of Burmese cuisine – and one of the popular dishes served to Vantage travelers during our Burma & the Irrawaddy River cruise.

Visit Arrowtown, New Zealand: A Golden Opportunity

Go back in time at Arrowtown, New Zealand, a former Gold Rush settlement with plenty of old-time charm.