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Take the other route to Everest

London – The route used by mountaineers to scale Everest is to be altered next month amid fears of an increased avalanche risk.

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Vietnam takes your breath away

it’s a culture shock, all right, with crazy traffic and little English – but its charms are electrifying, writes Zelda Venter.

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Pastes and poultices – all part of paradise

Sri Lanka may be far to go to experience the bliss of an Ayurvedic spa,

but you won’t regret the effort, writes Sue Derwent

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In search of lost time in high-speed Tokyo
December 1 2014 at 11:31

Tradition can be hard to find amid the lanes and towers of the metropolis of 13 million.

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Experience India and Nepal in luxury
November 26 2014 at 11:56

Insight Vacations' Signature Year continues with the release of its 2015-16 India Specialist brochure.

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A sixth sense for romance
November 21 2014 at 13:03

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
November 21 2014 at 12:03

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
November 14 2014 at 12:56

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

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Thailand struggles to attract visitors
November 13 2014 at 08:29

The industry has yet to recover from a slump in visitors due to months of sometimes violent street protests that left nearly 30 people dead.

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Tea, trains and tales from Darjeeling
November 12 2014 at 13:14

The eponymous hill resort nestled in the Himalayas in India's northeast is also a gateway to spectacular views of the world's third highest peak.

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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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