the undeniable buzz of a bucket of rum). From here the idyllic islands of the south await. The legendary full moon parties of Koh Samui and rocking shores of Koh Phi Phi will blow you away at night, while during the day you can kick back with a cocktail in the languid lagoons of Koh Lanta.
Another hugely popular group holiday in Asia takes you up the Mekong, through the gorgeous hotspots of Vietnam. This is a country that packs in manic metropolises and serene scenery in a compact package, so there’s sure to be something for everyone on your tour group. Take a small boat through the prehistoric beauty of Ha Long Bay, swoon at the romantic lanterns in Hoi An and try not to get run over on the way to the Temple of Literature in Hanoi. Whatever package you decide, in Asia you can be sure of some mind-blowing memories with some memorable people, so if you can’t wait to get started, you’ve come to the right place.