“E komo mai”, or Welcome to the beauty of the Hawaiian Islands!
From the black, red and green sand beaches of Maui, to moonlight strolls along famous Waikiki Beach, from the lava flows from active volcanoes on the Big Island to the warm hospitality of the locals, Hawaii is rightly unsurpassed as the tropical vacation paradise in the USA.
But did you know that you can snow ski on the Big Island? Or present a state-of-the-art seminar at the one million square-foot Convention Center in Honolulu, and even visit the only Royal Palace in all of the United States?
Japan, so much to see!
Tokyo’s amazing sights go well beyond its unique pulse and bustling atmosphere. From the Tsukiji open air market with its live fish auction to the Imperial Palace, from the Asakusa Temple to Roppongi’s nightlife, there is indeed something here for everyone. And Tokyo is a shopper’s paradise. Don’t miss a visit to the Ginza for its broad range of high-end merchandise and the Akihabara District is a must for the latest in electronics.
Fantastic tours abound to sights including hot springs, the Kamakura shrines and the Pacific coastline, not to forget great golf outings. It is easy to explore Tokyo and all of Japan with the help of their highly developed public transportation system. Kyoto, rich in culture, is a short 2hr trip on the bullet train and being the former Imperial Capital of Japan, has many historic shrines and temples. Other popular sites around Japan include the Hakata famous food stalls where the cuisine is always perfectly fresh, exciting Osaka, February brings the Sapporo Snow Festival, and May is the time to visit the Saga Prefecture for the Arita and Imari porcelain sale.
Philippines - Asia´s Beach Capital!
Not only do the Philippines have thousands of tropical islands with endless white sand coastline beaches, but did you know that it is also a prime destination for white water sports in the many rivers, waterfalls and lakes that abound. So whether you are looking for scuba diving with rare exotic marine life, surfing or kayaking, just relaxing or celebrating on the beach, this is the spot.
Be sure to explore Subic Bay with its historic sunken treasures, and canoe down Palawan’s 8 km underground river! And don’t forget to look into the hills - the over 2000 year old rice terraces of Banaue, and the world’s smallest volcano Taal, all surrounded by beautiful flora and fauna. Finally, take in the deep history of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the heart of Manila, whether on a horse drawn Calesa, a Pedicab bicycle with a sidecar, or on a Jeepney - exciting sightseeing!