THE HIT LIST 2018

Adventure spirits in search of your next sojourn, we take you on our Hit List 2018 to discover some of the most incredible destinations beyond the norm from culture and heritage, wine & gastronomy, fascinating wildlife and inspiring landscapes.  

10.NAMIBIA

NAMIBIA

Why You Should Go Now:

A photographer's dream and a geologist's haven, Namibia is truly an enigmatic destination with the world's oldest living desert in the form of the Namib-Naukluft, some of the world's most dramatic canyons and fascinating desert-adapted wildlife not forgetting some of the most reclusive tribes - the Himba and San Bushmen. 

Best Time To Visit:

May to October represents the dry season where there is less vegetation and wildlife congregates around rivers and waterholes which makes it easier for wildlife-viewing. This is the time as well where there is no rain, no humidity and clear blue skies. Comfortable day temperature with cool evenings makes this period a privileged time to experience Namibia. 

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9.JORDAN

JORDAN

Why You Should Go Now:

Despite the troubles stirred recently in Israel, its closest geographical neighbors and the surrounding region, Jordan has maintained its peaceful environment and in fact, gone from strength to strength from a tourism perspective, new investments, new experiential products and more creative energy into a destination that never fails to inspire, Indiana Jones or not. 

Best Time To Visit:

November to March is the most unbelievable season (winter) where temperature never falls below 8 degrees celsius and perennial blue skies, creating exemplary contrast with much of the desert landscapes, canyons and sandstone monuments. New hiking trails reveals a whole set of experiences and spontaneity has never been a more easier approach to touring Jordan. 

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8.SHIKOKU

SHIKOKU, JAPAN

Why You Should Go Now:

Writers and the romantics have described Shikoku as "Japan's Last Frontier" for decades and it still remain that way although in recent years, infrastructural improvements has increased traffic to Japan's least-visited island, a paradise of epic valleys, rustic countryside and timeless heritage of "peasants". Such is the beauty of Shikoku that world-acclaimed artists and designers both domestic and international have been inspired to produce some of their finest works here. Need we say more?

Best Time To Visit:

Spring season (late March-early April) in Western Shikoku thrills with stunning cherry blossoms, canola on the Shimanto River while Autumn is scintillating in the dramatic gorges of Oboke, Koboke, the stunning Iya Valley and the tranquil art islands of Teshima and Shodoshima. (Notice we don't even mention Naoshima?) 

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7.GEORGIA &

THE CAUCASUS

GEORGIA & THE CAUCASUS

Why You Should Go Now:

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan collectively belongs to a unique trio known as the Caucasus with some of the oldest ancient civilizations in the world, wine-making traditions, jaw-dropping monasteries in dramatic locations and settings. Under-visited thus far, it won't be for long. 

Best Time To Visit:

Early Summer (May-June) is perfect with dry weather, comfortable temperature conducive for hiking. Autumn (late Sep-early Nov) excites with stunning autumn foliage, celebrations for wine harvest where you can participate in grape-crushing, cool weather to perform pleasant hiking. 

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6.RAJASTHAN, INDIA

RAJASTHAN, INDIA

Why You Should Go Now:

Rajasthan in its full essence and following in the legacies of the Rajputs with some of the most spectacular forts to the tantalising splendours of the desert. Although Jaisalmer and the western frontiers of the Thar Desert are still remote, we have put in the most experiential and incredible journeys. 

Best Time To Visit:

November to early March provides the most comfortable climate away from the searing heat and with blue skies, cool days and comfortable evenings, offers an incredible time to experience Rajasthan in its full glory. 

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