ASIA

Stories from Asia

Lightfoot Travel was born in Asia and it remains our specialist region. We take pride in being the leading trendsetters of luxury Asia travel.

We provide only the most exclusive properties, from private villas to hidden spa retreats. We create innovative itineraries such as elephant polo in Thailand and remote trekking in Myanmar, or classic trips like Japan in cherry blossom bloom, beach nirvana in Bali, and exploring Angkor Wat’s ancient ruins.

  • NOMADS OF THE MEKONG

    Claire Turrell discovers the slow life on the Mekong River

  • BEST ECO-FRIENDLY PROJECTS IN ASIA

    The innovative schemes that are helping to save the planet

  • DAME JANE GOODALL ON WHY WE CAN BE HOPEFUL

    Dame Jane Goodall left her house in the UK at the age of 26 and found her real home in the African jungle. The ground-breaking scientist and researcher has gone on to be an activist in the hope that she can help protect this world that she loves… 

  • Best Eco-Retreats For Adventure Lovers

    If you can’t sit still, cancel the meditation class and sign up for one of these adrenaline-filled green retreats

  • BALI FOR KIDS

    Luxe City Guides give us their family-friendly tips for Bali 

  • WORLD'S MOST FUTURISTIC CITIES

    If you have ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the Jetsons, book a trip to one of these metropolises

  • ASIA'S MOST HI-TECH HOTELS

    The future is here

  • LONG WEEKEND ALERT! MAXIMISE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN 2020

    We put together a full-proof guide to making the most of those public holidays

  • 5 THINGS TO DO ON THE MEKONG

    One river, so many adventures