The capital of South Australia, Adelaide is a city of wide boulevards, lush gardens and diverse architecture. Visit the Anglican, Holy Trinity Church and Parliament House. Explore the collection of Aboriginal, colonial, and Melanesian art at the South Australian Museum. Stroll the historic Adelaide Central Market, or simply relax beneath a fig tree canopy in the Botanical Gardens.
Ho Chi Minh City
Located on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city full of contrasts. Visit the National History Museum filled with ancient ceramics, traditional costumes and relics crafted in stone and bronze. Watch a short performance of the uniquely Vietnamese water puppetry. Ho Chi Minh City is home to many colourful pagodas, cathedrals and palaces, including one of the city's oldest, Giac Lam Pagoda, dating back to1744.
Hong Kong. mix of feng shui and finance, trams and temples still make it one of the most fascinating – and safest – cities in the world. Be sure to eat some of the best food you will ever taste, you'll be dazzled by the stunning harbour and you'll feel energised by a combination of the urban, the rural and the maritime. Hong Kong is where China and Britain have moulded and created something very unique. It's a joy to explore every corner.
Nha Trang is Vietnam’s hustling, bustling beach capital, situated some 440 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. With a sweeping beach and world-class diving on the doorstep, Nha Trang also boasts an abundance of bars, temples and local landmarks to entertain any visitor. Great river and ocean views with some of the best seafood caught fresh each day available in any number of very inexpensive restaurants.
Perth is a modern, cosmopolitan city surrounded by stunning beaches, acres of vineyards and secluded bays. Take a cruise down the Swan River, past parks, gardens and skyscrapers, to the beautiful vineyards in Swan Valley. Stop at Perth Zoo and explore the local and not-so-local animals. Whether you want beaches or shopping, guided tours or independent travel, Perth has something for everyone.
Phu My. is basically a container port with not much of interest within walking distance. So seriously consider pre-booking an on-board excursion which will get you to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) a long drive but worth the effort.
Singapore, an island city-state off southern Malaysia, is a global financial center with a tropical climate and multicultural population. Its colonial core centers on the Padang, a cricket field since the 1830s and now flanked by grand buildings such as City Hall, with its 18 Corinthian columns. In Singapore's circa-1820 Chinatown stands the red-and-gold Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, said to house one of Buddha's teeth.
Singapore to see the real Singapore, veer off the beaten path to Tiong Bahru. Start with local breakfast of mee pok (flat egg noodles) at Hua Bee a 70-year-old stall. Then, on to Tiong Bahru market to see how Singaporeans do their morning grocery shopping. Break for coffee at 40 Hands, pop into the hipster bookstore, “Books Actually”, and if feeling a little peckish, head back to the market for wallet-friendly hawker fare. If you’re in this area in the evening and want to splash on a good meal, head back to Hua Bee. By night, the coffee shop morphs into Bincho, a modern yakitori joint.