The Joseon Dynasty kings made their homes on the manicured grounds of five royal palaces—including the Gyeongbokgung Palace, a serene Confucian enclave of ponds, shrines and pavilions—in the middle of the town they called Hanyang, which we call Seoul. Today the elegant spirit of the...Read More
The explosive growth in river cruising has prompted several lines to expand beyond Europe to other destinations—most notably Asia—in recent years, as travelers yearn for more exotic locales. And some lines offer river cruises exclusively in Asia, including China, Vietnam, Cambodia,...Read More
Asia continues to be a strong region for tour operators. The value for the dollar remains strong, the area is still a new discovery for most Americans and the region it is perceived to be secure. Following are some interesting tour options for 2009.
New for 2009 for Tauck World...Read More
In many ways, Southeast Asia is reminiscent of the Mediterranean. Like that region, its towns and cities were distributed around a sea in which sailors and traders cross-fertilized their respective civilizations. Thanks to its archeological wealth, compelling cities, beaches, singular cuisines,...Read More
In the past 20 years, China has grown from a specialty destination for just the most experienced and affluent travelers to a mainstream leisure option. The exploding growth of tourism to that country has led to a wider growth in travel to Asia in general, with China the main...Read More