An ancient network of trade routes between the East and the West, the Silk Road was long the territory of merchants with their camel caravans, swashbucklers and adventurers.
It’s a big, wide world out there and while, for many of us, it is just crying out to be explored, the thought of discovering it alone is a daunting one.
If BBC Two’s Eight Go Rallying, the show following celebrities as they undertake an Asian road race, has left you feeling inspired to take on your own adventure to Vietnam, then look no further.
With a population of more than 18 million, Delhi can be a somewhat intimidating city. Its chaotic centre is fast-paced, loud, and an assault on the senses.
Wander through streets lined with Edo-period architecture, trek to see Japanese macaques in their natural habitat and join Buddhist monks for their morning prayers on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Japan.
As the seventh largest country in the world, India can be difficult to navigate.
Vietnam is home to many incredible wonders, both natural and manmade.
Two of Asia’s great rivers go head to head in an attempt to blow each other out of the water… so which will you choose? The Yangtze or the Mekong?