The Irrawaddy is the crucial artery which connects Burma’s main cities, snakes through its glorious countryside and reaches as far as the border with China. Cruising along it is not only an incredibly leisurely way of getting from A to B but an enriching experience too. Just in case you needed convincing, we’ve compiled our top five reasons to cruise in Burma.
Imagine Asia’s top destinations for 2017
As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve put together a list of our top destinations to visit in Asia in 2017…
Divided between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei, the island of Borneo is the world’s third-largest island packed with plenty of natural assets: underground caves, pristine orangutan-filled rainforests, dramatic waterfalls, sparkling white-sand beaches, and half of the planet’s known plant and animal species.
The promise of an epic holiday in the heart of the Far East is realised in China, home to both the world’s oldest continuous civilization and futuristic megalopolises. The sheer scale of Southeast Asia’s cultural stunner is as staggering as its seemingly infinite 4,000-mile-long Great Wall.