iol travel aug 27 Asia Vanishing Heritage~2
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Asia’s vanishing communities

The relentless drive to emulate the West has already consigned many traditional communities to rubble, and with them a way of life.

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iol trave aug 27 Hungarian Railways
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Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran

Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies.

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iol travel aug 25  Kerala
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India’s Kerala state bans alcohol

From next year only five-star hotels will be granted licences.

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Asia’s vanishing communities
August 28 2014 at 08:10

The relentless drive to emulate the West has already consigned many traditional communities to rubble, and with them a way of life.

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Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran
August 27 2014 at 08:01

Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies.

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India’s Kerala state bans alcohol
August 25 2014 at 08:12

From next year only five-star hotels will be granted licences.

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Welcome to India's Old Goa
August 22 2014 at 08:11

Each morning, buses and auto-rickshaws heave tourists away from the sugar-soft beaches of India's Goa state and inland toward Old Goa.

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The essence of Asia
August 21 2014 at 08:08

Exclusive to Trafalgar, Be My Guest dining experiences capture the true essence of Asia as only an insider can.

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Exploring space on Earth
August 20 2014 at 08:05

Gazing down at the heavens below at the Tokyo space museum. Story by Takashi Ito.

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No highway to heaven, but it’s pretty close
August 14 2014 at 08:03

The first hard-surface road to Lukla - also known as the gateway to Mount Everest - is set to be built, the Nepalese government announced.

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Japan's 'gourmet sightseeing trains’
August 13 2014 at 12:22

'Gourmet sightseeing trains' across Japan are a hot trend, allowing passengers to go sightseeing while dining on authentic dishes.

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Where rainforests meet beaches
August 8 2014 at 13:24

The tropical island paradise of Borneo is the third largest island in the world.

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A Buddhist enclave high in Himalayas
August 8 2014 at 08:07

Perched on a plateau in India, this remote enclave is the sort of place that holds an irresistible allure for travellers.

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