Asia’s largest cities, such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Tokyo, offer stunning marvels of engineering and technology. They embody the constant innovation of a modern world showing no signs of slowing down. Visit Shanghai, China’s largest city, whose futuristic-looking skyline is in stark contrast to the city’s Bund riverside district, a slice of old Shanghai.
Roam the 13th century Vietnamese streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, experience a sunrise in Siem Reap, Cambodia as the sun casts a glow over old temples and ruins, or in Thailand tour Bangkok’s golden palaces, floating markets, and spectacular porcelain-laid spires. Don't forget the J5Travel family's favorite country on earth (so far) - Laos.
Traveling through Europe will open your eyes to a world of unparalleled culture and history. It often seems impossible to choose between the Renaissance art of Florence and the Impressionist paintings of Paris; Germany’s Bavarian castles or the bustling multicultural London streets. London was home for many years for us, and we have a deep knowledge of most European countries. The wealth of knowledge you will acquire in Europe is an asset of a lifetime , and its only rivals will be the people and food you’ll encounter along the way.Close proximity of individual countries makes it easy to incorporate any number of them into your trip, while each country is more than worthy of a focused, extended stay as you immerse yourself in the culture and communities.
USA & Canada
Set to a backdrop of an impressive variety of dramatic landscapes, from lush tropical rainforests to the breath-taking Rocky Mountain range, North America offers a unique adventure for every traveler. Personal J5Travel favorite experiences - Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park this past summer and Bend, Oregon.
Take a road trip along the Pacific Coast highway, zip-line through Canada’s temperate rainforests, enjoy the sun in the Florida Keys or exciting city breaks in New York City, Boston, Washington DC, New Orleans, Charleston, San Francisco, Vancouver, Montreal...the list is long.
Experience the astounding variety of ancient and living cultures spread across a continent as geographically complex as its peoples. South America hosts some of the most colorful traditions, whether that be praying for the dead, celebrating life, or dancing through the night.
Its history combines both pre-Colombian civilizations and the rich influences of Europe, Asia, and Africa. One visit might have you winding through the Andes visiting ancient ruins and colonial towns, while another may see you retreating to a rainforest lodge in the Amazon and there is always Machu Picchu in Peru, an iconic destination absolutely worthy of its fame.
Head to Rio de Janeiro to immerse yourself in the culture of one of Brazil’s most vibrant cities, or take things a little slower with a wine-tasting tour through Argentina and Chile.
Australia & South Pacific
The islands that make up the South Pacific are dreamlike destinations, thanks to their pristine beaches and medley of mountains, reefs, deserts, and forests, with abundant wildlife. Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga and French Polynesia are just a few of these paradise-like islands. Enjoy them by cruise or by land.
Ideal for adventure lovers, explore endless options from bungee jumping in New Zealand to world-class surfing in Australia. There’s an unforgettable experience calling your name around every corner, whether in the cities of Melbourne and Sydney or up close to the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns and Port Douglas. New Zealand's South Island is one of our personal favorite destinations anywhere and our 10 days spent there have left an indelible imprint on us.
Our 4-week trip to the continent at the end of 2019 was truly both mine and Helen's trip of a lifetime. We have learned so much about Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa. More importantly though, Africa fills your heart and soul and we have learned so much about ourselves, what's important in life, and formed some ideas for our business which will take shape in 2020 and beyond.
Whether you are exploring the bustling cities or sleeping in a luxury safari lodge under the stars, we think you will find that Africa is not just a destination, but also a feeling that will stay with you and change you for a lifetime. All the images below are our own, and we would love to share what we have learned and help to create your own Africa experience.
The Caribbean is all about crystal-clear water and idyllic, palm-fringed beaches. Take your island pick – sway to the reggae beats of Jamaica or bathe in the crystal blue waters of St. Bart's where the ocean meets the sky.
Our job is to the perfect island to your needs. Private villa with personal chef? All-Inclusive large resort? Boutique chill on the beach? We will find the match for you.
A cruise, river or ocean, opens up the entire world to you. There are now incredible small, large, premium, ultra-luxury, and expedition ships ready to navigate to the ends of the earth, literally. From an Antarctic exploration, to the Mekong River, to a Chobe River cruise in Botswana, everything is possible with today's cruise offerings.
And at the end of the day, Cunard will still be sailing the classic Transatlantic route.
If you are interested in taking a voyage on a World Cruise visit our sister site, World Cruise Advisors, where we would absolutely love to assist you embark on that journey.