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Putting North Korea on the map

North Korea offers travellers stays in a “model village” as long as they don’t ask questions, writes Becky Pemberton.

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Walking the Great Wall

Hiking the Great Wall of China the wild and free way thrills Will Ford.

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Something to sing about

Singer Claudia Brücken, who fronted 80s synth-pop groups Propaganda and Act, talks about her travel experiences.

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Putting North Korea on the map
April 16 2015 at 11:53

North Korea offers travellers stays in a “model village” as long as they don’t ask questions, writes Becky Pemberton.

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Walking the Great Wall
April 1 2015 at 11:41

Hiking the Great Wall of China the wild and free way thrills Will Ford.

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Something to sing about
March 25 2015 at 09:37

Singer Claudia Brücken, who fronted 80s synth-pop groups Propaganda and Act, talks about her travel experiences.

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A passage to India
March 23 2015 at 14:34

It’s a fact, discovers Amol Rajan: India’s defining feature is its diversity, and you have to see it as a continent.

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Death in paradise
March 17 2015 at 11:41

Welcome to "Execution Island" - the Indonesian holiday resort where foreigners are sent to die.

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A dream holiday in Afghanistan?
March 17 2015 at 12:22

Untouched slopes, perfect powder and just 20 other tourists: Welcome to the first ever ski resort... in Afghanistan.

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Rangoon: A city in transition
March 16 2015 at 12:39

Burma’s largest city is almost unrecognisable – and changing so fast, your travel guide is probably out of date.

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Everest, a mountain of waste
March 10 2015 at 09:40

The climbers who try to conquer Mount Everest are threatening the roof of the world - by their toilet habits.

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Singapore is tops for Muslim tourists
March 9 2015 at 09:44

A survey has ranked Singapore as the top non-Islamic destination for Muslim tourists.

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It's raining cats on a Japanese island
March 5 2015 at 12:36

An army of feral cats rule a remote island in southern Japan, where the felines outnumber humans six to one.

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