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38 days ago
The Thai island too beautiful for its own good
The Thai island too beautiful for its own good

Thailand is to close one of its islands indefinitely in an attempt to end the negative impact of heavy tourism.

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39 days ago
Snapping selfies on a bleak wasteland
Snapping selfies on a bleak wasteland

Visitors pose next to faceless statues lying semi-submerged in the mud, a silent reminder of the human toll of this disaster.

41 days ago
China’s silk road an unforgettable experience
China’s silk road an unforgettable experience

How silk road tourism will open a new window to know China.

44 days ago
Pics: A journey into rural Japan
Pics: A journey into rural Japan

Few outsiders know about this mysterious, remote valley in southern Japan, writes Mark Jenkins.

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45 days ago
Everest graffiti tourists 'to be named and shamed'
Everest graffiti tourists 'to be named and shamed'

Officials in Tibet have vowed to 'name and shame' tourists who leave graffiti on Mount Everest.

46 days ago
Visit a Taiwan temple, but please, no incense
Visit a Taiwan temple, but please, no incense

To offset pollution, some Taiwan temples and festivals are seeking alternative practices, despite resistance from worshippers.

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51 days ago
How to do Maldives on a budget
How to do Maldives on a budget

Far cheaper than Europe or the US, and boasting beautiful warm oceans, the Maldives are an obvious choice for cash-strapped South Africans.

52 days ago
Why glamping in Japan is everything!
Why glamping in Japan is everything!

Hoshinoya Fuji is a resort that has borrowed from camping traditions, and has just gone pretty heavy on the glam.

58 days ago
Japan tourism shaken to its core
Japan tourism shaken to its core

Two earthquakes a fortnight ago on the island of Kyushu damaged tourist sites, as well as the local tourism industry.

Travel
27 Apr '16, 07:00am
Go on, have a Singapore fling
Go on, have a Singapore fling

Luxury, art, history and shopping... Sarah Oliver packs it all into a single day in this amazing city.

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26 Apr '16, 3:00pm
Meet the Kate of the Himalayas
Meet the Kate of the Himalayas

Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge has much in common with Bhutan’s Queen Jetsun, writes Alice Smellie.

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21 Apr '16, 5:00pm
Ethical window into Myanmar culture
Ethical window into Myanmar culture

Lining up a neat row of handmade 'long-neck dolls' at a new craft market, Mu Par hopes to entice tourists to her eastern Myanmar homeland.

19 Apr '16, 5:00pm
48 hours in stylish Taipei
48 hours in stylish Taipei

Spring is the best time to visit, before the sweltering summer heat and humidity kicks in.

18 Apr '16, 2:00pm
Buddhism links ‘temple to the people’
Buddhism links ‘temple to the people’

At first glance, the cafe, that also serves alcohol, looks like any other except for an altar next to the countertop bar with a Buddha statue.

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14 Apr '16, 2:00pm
Nepal looks to local tourism with Travel Year
Nepal looks to local tourism with Travel Year

The country's tourism industry has been struggling to recover from last year's earthquake and subsequent blockade in the southern border points.