Past Tours
Amazing Cuba
7 Dec - 18 Dec 2019

The tour includes the main highlights in Cuba – the UNESCO heritage sites of Old Havana, Trinidad, historic centre of Cienfuegos, Vinales Valley, and Camaguey. Unique personal experiences with vintage car panoramic tour, private salsa lesson, visits to tobacco plantation and sugar mill valley, walking tour of Havana’s Chinatown and also Finca Vigia, where Hemingway wrote the famous book ‘The Old Man and the Sea’. All these are planned in our itinerary making it an unforgettable journey. A visit to Flora Fong’s studio was arranged. Flora has earned several prestigious awards and her works have been included in many museums in Havana, Beijing, United States, Europe, Japan and South Korea.

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Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China, Cultural and Experience Trip
17 Apr - 21 Apr 2019

Jingdezhen is an ancient city in northeastern Jiangxi province, China, with a long history and a magnificent culture. The city is famous for producing finest porcelain since the Eastern Han Dynasty. During the Song Dynasty , Jingdezhen workshops were commissioned to produce porcelain for the imperial court. Its climate is characterised by adequate sunshine , sufficient rainfall and the distinct soil for creating these wonderful ceramic art pieces.

Jingdezhen’s porcelain has been famous not only in China but in time it became known internationally for being “as thin as paper, as white as jade, as bright as a mirror and as sound as a bell”. Most Jingdezhen porcelain is valued by collectors of antique porcelain throughout the world.

 

Overseas Tours are open to current members only. Full tour itineraries will be sent to members by email. You are welcome to join membership at any time during the year. Please proceed to the Membership page.

Traversing the Cradle of Civilisation in Israel and Jordan Tour
23 Feb - 3 Mar 2019

This tour, led by Prof Puay-Peng Ho, promises to be an exceptional experience.  Prof Ho will lead us on a journey of discovery, exploring the spiritual and mystic nature of the land, its people and its history through art and architecture.  From the magic of Petra by night, to frescoes and mosaics created by Byzantine artists, to the Bauhaus architecture of the White City built by the early settlers in the Promised Land, Prof Ho will explore with us sites not on the maps of many tour itineraries.

Overseas Tours are open to current members only. Full tour itineraries will be sent to members by email. You are welcome to join membership at any time during the year. Please proceed to the Membership page.