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Busabout to add Asia in 2015

Freestyle travel experts Busabout announce expansion to Asia.

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iol travel sep 16 Myanmar Clay Pots-Photo Essay
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Myanmar’s struggling clay pot industry

The opening up of this once-isolated Southeast Asian of 50 million in 2011 has affected traditional ways.

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iol travel sep 16 Rajasthan
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India to lease out Rajasthan forts

Rajasthan attracts a substantial number of foreign tourists to its old forts and palaces, recalling the glory days of the maharajas.

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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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The mysterious oddities of jellyfish
August 7 2014 at 08:10

At Enoshima Aquarium in Fujisawa, Japan, jellyfish are illuminated in dark blue light and swim amid relaxing music.

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Seeing Korea through his parents' eyes
August 6 2014 at 08:04

George Kim is the anti-James Bond, the ill-prepared tourist with the giant camera slung around his neck - that's Theodore Kim's dad.

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Want an authentic Japanese wedding?
August 5 2014 at 12:17

More and more foreign newlyweds are having their photos taken at temples and shrines in Kyoto wearing traditional bridal outfits.

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Japan sees gold in Muslim tourism
August 4 2014 at 08:04

CrescentRating, which promotes 'halaal' travel, says Southeast Asia will be a key source for Muslim tourists after Tokyo eased visa requirements.

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Asia planning 350 new airports
July 31 2014 at 12:20

Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Meet a master soba maker in Japan
July 25 2014 at 08:12

Koichi Saijo hopes more people will better understand the situation of Fukushima Prefecture today and enjoy a visit there.

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China’s rich pimp their planes
July 24 2014 at 14:03

The market for private jets - sometimes called business or executive jets - is a small but fast growing aviation segment in China.

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The Ganges, India’s biggest sewage line
July 18 2014 at 14:07

The Ganges snakes from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal through a basin that is home to a third of India's population.

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