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If you’ve ever come back from a trip feeling like you needed a holiday from your holiday then you’ve probably been travelling fast. Slow travel on the other hand is more like a breeze, where you linger somewhere for days, weeks or months at a time. Unlike the fast-travelling whirlwind darting from here to there, you’re more in harmony with the locals. This is our pace.

Time to Embrace the Slow Travel Movement

If you’ve ever come back from a trip feeling like you needed a holiday from your holiday then you’ve probably been travelling fast. Slow travel on the other hand is more like a breeze, where you linger somewhere for days, weeks or months at a time. Unlike the fast-travelling whirlwind darting from here to there, you’re more in harmony with the locals. This is our pace.

The New Meaning of Luxury Travel

Travel is one of life’s greatest luxuries. The concept of luxury travel, however, is changing - and the tourism industry and destinations alike are responding with open arms. At Venture Far, we believe the true value of luxury travel is having the simple luxury of time; time to see the best of what the world has to offer, and the time to experience something new and exciting.

Where to Travel in October

While it may be underrated by some, October is actually a fantastic month to plan your next excursion. Our favourite places to visit in this month have warm and dry weather, either looking lush after a nice rinse having just completed the rainy season, or in the peak of autumn with leaves bursting in colour.

Myanmar – Is it Ethical to Travel to?

Mention the word Myanmar and no doubt images are instantly conjured of golden stupas rising out of the mist, a myriad of hot air balloons drifting in pale pink dawns over Bagan, and peaceful monks praying beside the shimmer of ancient lakes. But beneath the tapestry of poetic landscapes - bloody and brutal things are also happening. The question is - is Myanmar a ethical place to travel to given the current climate?

Why Laos Should Be On Your Next Southeast Asia Trip

Sitting in the shadow of jagged mountains, Laos is a land of blooming lotus flowers, well-trodden elephant tracks, and a slow burn spirituality that even seeps into the capital. While neighbouring Southeast Asia countries can be a whirlwind of mopeds, street hawkers, and chaos – Laos delivers a different pace.

The Hidden Gems of Vietnam

Stroll the streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, and you’ll find it packed with people. Head to Halong Bay, and you’ll find it congested with cruises in high season. Overtourism is an issue everywhere these days, but in Vietnam, it can be particularly prevalent. The good news is though, there are still some spots that seem to have escaped the masses.

Beyond the Temple Trail of Cambodia

Many travellers flock to the Instagramable Tomb Raider sites scattered around Siem Reap, borrowing bicycles from boutique hotels to disappear down ancient tracks. But there is more to Cambodia than its historical Khmer wonders. These vivid ventures can show you all the different colours of Cambodia.

5 Must-Eat Experiences in Phnom Penh

Foodies prepare to salivate: Cambodia travel is a tantalising experience for the tastebuds and nowhere captures the adventure of eating quite like the capital of Phnom Penh. From silky fish swimming in coconut milk to gorgeous grilled squid, and even fried tarantulas – whether you are an intrepid eater or looking to tuck into heart-warming favourites.

Vietnam from South to North

Waves of aromas and flavours combined with the waves of friendly strangers will indelibly mark your spirit as you experience the best of Vietnam from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang then up to Hanoi and Halong Bay. Vietnam’s complicated history is etched into its architecture, food and its people’s stories.

The Must-Eat Food Guide To Hanoi

Everyone knows Hanoi has a lively street food culture but it can be a little overwhelming knowing where to start and what to taste as you hit the back streets and alleyways armed with just a map and an empty stomach.

Journey into the Heart of Indochina

The first of our 2019-20 product range has hit travel agents nationwide - an expanded Indochina brochure that offers a fresh and interesting approach to experiential travel in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

Why You Should Travel Solo

Hop on a plane to a faraway place by yourself, aimlessly walk through an unknown city for a day alone, take a table for one at a restaurant at night and let yourself rediscover your thoughts and see the world around you a little more clearly. Before long you’ll realise you’re not truly alone at all, a whole host of people, places and experiences will flood into your life all at your own pace and cost, making it a truly unbeatable way to travel.

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