New for 2016: Tour Southeast Asia by private jet

Your neighbor asks: "What did you and Millie do on your vacation, Bill?"You inform him: "Oh, we flew more than to Thailand, hopped on a private jet there and zipped off to a beautiful bay in Vietnam for a couple of days. Then we flew to a spot in Cambodia to soak up the culture there -- including a helicopter ride more than the iconic Angkor temples -- then we hopped over to Laos for - - a keep in the country's ancient capital and a cruise on the Mekong River. And then we flew over to the Philippines for some beach and surf time, and after all that we - - wound up in Tokyo for a couple of days of almost everything from sushi tasting to exploring centuries-old shrines to browsing about some of the city's hippest shops and art galleries, and then we flew residence from Tokyo."Your neighbor says: "Positive you did, Bill."Really you can go on this dream trip as one of 16 passengers who'll fly via the friendly skies of Southeast Asia on two private Gulfstream twinjets. The 14-day trip, aptly named "An Extraordinary Private Jet Journey," is set for March six-20 subsequent year by the also aptly named Sophisticated Journeys Department of Gibsonia, Pa.-based Frontiers International Travel in conjunction with Amanresorts and Remote Lands.Among ground arrangements for the adventure will be stays in luxurious Amanresorts' hotels and private vehicles, drivers and guides for every single couple in the course of tour days. Trip participants will gather at evening for cocktail parties and gourmet dining.You wouldn't anticipate a trip-of-a-lifetime like this would come cheap, and it doesn't. The tab begins at $58,888 ppdo (per individual, double occupancy). - chu chi tunnel - Frontiers Elegant Journeys specializes in "fashionable adventures and thrilling expeditions" around the globe. The travel company's tours contain everything from photo safaris in Africa to private yacht charters in Alaska, barge cruises in Europe, family cruises in the Galapagos islands, tours of the Arctic and the Antarctic and lots of far more.