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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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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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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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