Strings of deserted islands are dotted with the reclusive sea gypsy people of the region. The Mergui Archipelago was closed to foreigners for decades and is now beginning to open up, offering you the chance to truly escape the outside world. Myanmar’s riotously diverse spread of settlers has left the country with a rich cultural tapestry that’s a delight to explore. Unearth stupas and temples throughout the country, harking to the country’s northern Indian influences. The Andaman Islands are home to legendary islands and is an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, running between India in the west and Myanmar in the north east. Visit them for a far flung diving adventure with water unlike any you’ve seen on earth.