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‘I wish another tsunami would hit’

After the tsunami, fishermen struggle against tide of tourism in Thailand.

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No more loungers on public Thai beaches

A clean-up of beaches at Phuket, the top resort, has been ordered by the military government.

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Chengdu, a taste of Chinese living

This highly populated city is one of the world’s greatest metropolises, writes Mpiletso Motumi.

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Trekking a Himalayan trail before a snowstorm
November 5 2014 at 08:06

Anup Kaphle and Whitney Shefte's plan to go trekking in Nepal first began almost a year ago over a copious amount of bad wine on the Amtrak.

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Seizing its chance, Iran seeks tourism revival
November 3 2014 at 13:31

A tentative political thaw with the West is drawing visitors to Iranian attractions steeped in myth and rumour.

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A haven for expats
October 31 2014 at 13:04

Colin Roopnarian went in search of travel and adventure and found it in Cambodia.

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Basking in barefoot luxury
October 31 2014 at 12:02

Tara Turkington travels to the Maldives, paradise on earth.

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The party is over on Thai islands
October 28 2014 at 08:05

Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control and lead to violence.

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Myanmar considers legalising gambling
October 23 2014 at 12:15

Myanmar plans to legalise some types of gambling, including casinos for foreigners only in upper-tier hotels, an official said.

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Savour flavour of Japanese fare
October 17 2014 at 13:36

Val Boje raises a toast to healthy food that's a feast for the eyes.

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Put your best feet forward
October 15 2014 at 12:07

A holidaymaker staying at a Chinese hotel couldn’t help but take a photo when he spotted posters telling guests how to use a Western-style toilet.

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China announces Universal theme park
October 14 2014 at 13:55

Spiderman could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a Universal theme park.

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Tokyo translates well into reality
October 14 2014 at 08:08

Venture into the world's largest city for a variety of thrills, writes Valerie Boje.

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