Exhilarating adventures in Japan

Japan is certainly not just big cities, billboards, bullet trains and blossom trees. For those looking for adventure it offers some of the most exciting and exhilarating activities in the world.

Discovering Japanese art and architecture

From the soaring towers of lights and steel in Tokyo, to the secluded temples of Kyoto and the contemporary art haven island of Naoshima, Japan is a feast for the eyes.

Skiing in Niseko in Japan

Having heard from many people that the back-country skiing and off-piste in Japan was some of the best in the world, we knew we needed a Niseko insider to show us around to make the most of it. We were very lucky with the weather, even having a couple of

Japan’s Shiki-shima luxury train

Japan is known for its Shinkansen network of high-speed “bullet trains” and the country has led the way in rail innovation for decades. Now Japan's Shiki-shima luxury train has hit the rails

Japanese tea ceremony

The ancient rite of chanoyu- the traditional tea ceremony- is an aesthetic ritual unique to Japan. The rules and procedures are still much as they were when established in the late 1500’s by the Zen monk and tea master Rikuyu. It’s not really about drinking ‘matcha’, a slightly bitter and

Why travel with a specialist?

No two safaris are ever the same, but to ensure that the trip is as memorable and exhilarating as it should be, you need an expert

Highlights of the Galapagos

In March 2017, Henrietta Loyd will be leading an intimate group trip to the beguiling islands of the Galapagos, home to one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet.