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A sixth sense for romance

It's been voted the world's sexiest hotel room. Simon Cable explores Water Villa 5.

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Just say yes to any invitation

Elizabeth Pisani produced her remarkable book Indonesia, Etc. Exploring The Improbable Nation after a 13-month journey around the archipelago.

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Sister cities offer dual perspectives

The abundant connections between Japan and Korea are particularly clear at ground and sea level, writes Mark Jenkins.

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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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Gallery: Tokyo translates well into reality
October 14 2014 at 08:06

With a population of 13 million in the greater urban area (a 60km radius), Tokyo is the world's largest city (by population).

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Injecting new life into Pakistan idyll
October 13 2014 at 08:13

A new wave of local sightseers has saved tourism in Pakistan's idyllic northern Hunza Valley - but not everyone is happy.

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Curry culture flourishes in Tokyo
October 6 2014 at 13:48

It is said that in Kanda, where many universities are located, curry has become popular as a casual dish.

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India celebrates good versus evil
October 2 2014 at 12:11

Millions of Hindus across northern India are celebrating a religious festival that symbolises the triumph of good over evil.

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Thailand asks tourists to wear ‘safety wristbands’
October 1 2014 at 12:10

The wristbands will have the names of the tourists and the hotel where they are staying, so inebriated visitors may be 'guided' back.

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