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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.

Travel
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.

14 Apr '16, 10:15am
Nostalgia in a Tokyo park
Nostalgia in a Tokyo park

A park featuring popular Japanese character Monchhichi has opened in the character's birthplace of Katsushika Ward.

13 Apr '16, 09:56am
#Songkran fest: No alcohol and topless dancing
#Songkran fest: No alcohol and topless dancing

The holiday, which takes place at the peak of Thailand's sweltering dry season, is also known as one of the world's biggest water fights.

11 Apr '16, 10:20am
Japan sticks to tattoo ban for foreigners
Japan sticks to tattoo ban for foreigners

Tattooed and plan to visit a Japanese ryokan inn? Read this first...

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08 Apr '16, 10:40am
New route boosts China-Kazakhstan tourism
New route boosts China-Kazakhstan tourism

A cross-border group tourist route was officially opened in Xinjiang's Alataw Pass City, offering a new channel for Chinese ...

07 Apr '16, 5:00pm
How to do Vietnam on a shoestring budget
How to do Vietnam on a shoestring budget

Visas are inexpensive or not required, street food is cheap and tasty. We show you how to travel through Vietnam on less than R1 200 a day.

06 Apr '16, 10:35am
‘We treat our heritage as a burden’
‘We treat our heritage as a burden’

Deep inside Delhi's packed Nizamuddin neighbourhood, a family has lived in the vaults of the Atgah Khan tomb, built in 1566, for generations.

Travel
06 Apr '16, 06:08am
Pics: Little Petra in the rain
Pics: Little Petra in the rain

Tourists travel here to see the temples and hike the Nabatean routes connected to the 600km Jordan Trail.

04 Apr '16, 2:00pm
Ninja wanted: Any nationality welcome
Ninja wanted: Any nationality welcome

Aichi prefecture in central Japan had been seeking six full-time ninja.

Travel
31 Mar '16, 5:00pm
Only the best solid gold for Myanmar monument
Only the best solid gold for Myanmar monument

The five-yearly renovation at the Sule Pagoda sees the monument shed its weather-damaged frontage.

30 Mar '16, 2:00pm
Thailand eyes luxury tourists
Thailand eyes luxury tourists

With its palm-fringed beaches, Buddhist culture and racy nightlife, Thailand has been the poster child for Asian tourism for decades.

25 Mar '16, 07:00am
City of smiles will leave smile on your face
City of smiles will leave smile on your face

Joanne Shepherd Smith gets away from the traditional city lights and wonders at the splendours of another side of Thailand.

23 Mar '16, 10:13am
The Cambodian museum with N Korean roots
The Cambodian museum with N Korean roots

In a vast parking lot outside Cambodia's famed Angkor Wat temples complex stands a new museum built by North Korea.