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All Aboard! Your Private Yacht to Paradise...

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With over 17,000 islands which stretch across 5,000 km, the world’s largest archipelago offers a greater variety of sights, sounds, cultures and customs than anywhere else on the planet. And what better way to explore the region than by luxury sailing yacht? Here is our round up of the ten most impressive luxury yachts in Indonesia…

Family Travel: Cultural experiences kids will love

We have rounded up our top travel ideas for children - experiences which will let them leave their comfort zone, engage with a foreign culture and, most importantly, have loads of fun! BEST EXPERIENCES FOR  6 – 8 YEAR OLDS Get under the skin of Lijiang’s cultural relics with an “eye-spy” treasure hunt game Led by an experienced local guide, take a stroll down quieter side lanes of Lijiang Old Town for encounters with her Naxi residents. The Naxi ethnic minority are the descendants of…

Luxury Holidays to Japan – Ampersand Travel’s Complete Guide

Japan is an incredibly intriguing and rewarding country to travel to; it is also a destination which the uninitiated have a lot of questions about. Here is our handy guide with the answers to the most common questions we get asked... When is the best time to visit Japan? Most people would say April for the cherry blossom, but then Japan is at its most crowded with lots of big tour groups.  We would say the autumn leaf season from mid-September through to the end of November is a better bet –…

Five reasons why you should travel with children, by Ampersand's MD, James Jayasundera

Over the years friends and clients have often asked: “Should we take our children on holiday to Asia?"My answer is: Absolutely! Asians love children, they will treat them like royalty and will not bat an eye lid if they throw a tantrum or make lots of noise."Is it safe?" Yes – there are few places where you would be better looked after."Is it too far away?" No, not at all. India is just an eight and a half hour flight away."Won’t they be upset by the poverty?" Unlikely, they will most probably…
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