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Land of Smiles extends warm welcome

In spite of the language barrier, the friendly peaceful Thai people are happy to share, writes Thobile Mathonsi.

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Japan’s historic churches vie for heritage status

Historic religious sites in Japan's Goto Islands considered for World Heritage status.

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Simple food that’s easy on your pocket

Offering the rare chance to eat outdoors, street restaurants are a nostalgic throwback to Hong Kong's past.

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Land of Smiles extends warm welcome
May 21 2015 at 06:54

In spite of the language barrier, the friendly peaceful Thai people are happy to share, writes Thobile Mathonsi.

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Japan’s historic churches vie for heritage status
May 20 2015 at 11:03

Historic religious sites in Japan's Goto Islands considered for World Heritage status.

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Simple food that’s easy on your pocket
May 19 2015 at 13:19

Offering the rare chance to eat outdoors, street restaurants are a nostalgic throwback to Hong Kong's past.

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Book a room for that tear-jerker
May 18 2015 at 13:17

A Tokyo hotel has set up crying rooms specifically for women - complete with luxury tissues and a selection of 'girly' films.

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Raising ancient Cambodia
May 18 2015 at 07:22

Cambodians scrape a living where an empire fell, writes David A Taylor.

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Kerama Islands echo with WW2 tragedy
May 14 2015 at 12:24

Near the end of World War 2, US forces landed on the Kerama Islands on March 26 and 27, 1945, sparking the Battle of Okinawa.

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Stroll through history in the Philippines
May 13 2015 at 13:13

Amid the dense forest of tropical trees on Corregidor Island are the sites of ruins and discarded cannons. Yuko Mukai takes a tour.

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Japan: lost in a dream
May 12 2015 at 12:30

A trip to Japan is a blend of the exotic, modern and ancient for Arja Salafranca.

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In search of a bargain in Delhi
May 8 2015 at 13:15

Since arriving in India's capital, Andrea Sachs had grown delirious with excitement to buy everything within her reach.

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Exhilarating, fascinating, affordable Thailand
May 7 2015 at 13:08

Gillian McLaren explores her No 1 choice of countries - Thailand - and finds nine fabulous things to do.

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