Where Johnny Depp went in China: ultra-luxury holidays for wealthy travellers have taken off

Serenaded by local musicians, wealthy visitors enjoy a private banquet in the Gobi Dessert. Photo: Guy Rubin

Where Johnny Depp went in China: ultra-luxury holidays for wealthy travellers have taken off

Some of the worlds finest hotels, a high-speed rail network to rival Japans China has come a long way in a short time and wealthy travellers have noticed

Specialist agencies tailor itineraries to their clients interests, and give them unmatched experiences, but some requests are too much even for these experts

Serenaded by local musicians, wealthy visitors enjoy a private banquet in the Gobi Dessert. Photo: Guy Rubin

A drawing by Felician von Myrbach-Rheinfeld of the famous Orient Expresss dining carriage circa 1895. Photo: Alamy

Restored Orient Express could take to Europes railways again, but will Istanbul be its destination?

Made famous by Agatha Christies 1930s novel Murder on the Orient Express, for a century the fabled train ran from western Europe to the Bosphorus in Turkey

French rail operator bought the Orient Express brand and has restored original carriages used on the service; reviving the original route is a possibility

A drawing by Felician von Myrbach-Rheinfeld of the famous Orient Expresss dining carriage circa 1895. Photo: Alamy

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