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29 days ago
The world's highest altitude train line
The world's highest altitude train line

Tuotuohe River Station maybe small, but it is an important stop along the Qinghai-Tibet railway.

38 days ago
Street art, made in Japan
Street art, made in Japan

Tokyo's lanes are virtually bare of the edgy street art that has brought global fame to guerrilla icons such as Banksy, but ...

40 days ago
Welcome to Thailand, here’s your boxing gloves
Welcome to Thailand, here’s your boxing gloves

Thailand has set up 5 000 boxing rings, over 50 diving clubs and urban and rural cycling lanes around the country for visitors.

43 days ago
Selfies with tigers? Thailand shuts it down
Selfies with tigers? Thailand shuts it down

Thailand offers tourists an array of attractions that animal rights activists say are cruel and should be shut down.

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43 days ago
Umbrella heist dampens Japanese city’s spirit
Umbrella heist dampens Japanese city’s spirit

Officials at the historic port city Hakodate were left red faced after about 900 umbrellas left for visitors vanished.

46 days ago
Want an authentic taste of Japan? Take the train
Want an authentic taste of Japan? Take the train

Uniquely designed trains and a leisurely ride through the scenic countryside - this is how some Japanese train operators ...

47 days ago
If you see a tuk tuk, hop on!
If you see a tuk tuk, hop on!

STA Travel, in partnership with Tourism Thailand, has just launched its latest campaign in SA to promote Thailand as a destination.

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50 days ago
Mighty Mekong and the legend of the Phaya Naga
Mighty Mekong and the legend of the Phaya Naga

The Mekong River is home to the legend of the Phaya Naga, a mythical serpent, and the mysterious Naga Fireballs.

World
51 days ago
Fireworks spark blaze at Sri Lankan resort
Fireworks spark blaze at Sri Lankan resort

Fireworks sparked a fire at a luxury beach resort minutes after it was opened by President Maithripala Sirisena, officials said.

51 days ago
Some ukulele lessons with your coffee, sir?
Some ukulele lessons with your coffee, sir?

A music cafe in Manila has put free ukulele lessons on the menu, alongside coffee and cake.

52 days ago
How China’s rich kids let loose
How China’s rich kids let loose

China's young luxury travellers want a wider choice of novel tours. They are interested in adventure travel, polar exploration and road trips.

52 days ago
Big cats removed from Thailand's Tiger Temple
Big cats removed from Thailand's Tiger Temple

The temple promoted itself as a wildlife sanctuary, but in recent years it had been investigated for suspected links to wildlife ...

57 days ago
The spa that’s powered by sh*t
The spa that’s powered by sh*t

It is billed as a groundbreaking way to deal with Hong Kong's human waste, and even includes an onsite spa free to residents, ...

Travel
58 days ago
The ex-Silk Road border town time forgot
The ex-Silk Road border town time forgot

Made famous by mystic poet Rumi, Hairatan today sees fewer travellers, a situation attributed to insecurity and the departure of foreign troops.

Travel
20 May '16, 5:00pm
A royal ghost town in Cambodia’s hills
A royal ghost town in Cambodia’s hills

Nathana Thompson hikes deep into Kirirom National Park in search of an abandoned resort town.