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Bliss: the difference between a mere inn and a ryokan

Paula Shoyer discovers the meaning of fastidious luxury in a traditional Japanese guesthouse.

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Swimming with giants

Live out the experience of a lifetime diving with blue whales in Sri Lanka. John Hutchinson took the wildlife tour.

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Blinging in the Year of the Goat

Luxury brands target jetsetters in the run up to Chinese New Year festivities worldwide.

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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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Cruising Myanmar's Irrawaddy River
September 26 2014 at 13:28

You don't travel to a country emerging from decades of isolation just to sip champagne by the pool, writes Jamie Rich.

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Kanazawa's warning to tourists
September 19 2014 at 12:03

Tourists are being requested to refrain from eating while walking through the historic Higashi Chaya District in Kanazawa, Japan.

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Busabout to add Asia in 2015
September 18 2014 at 12:18

Freestyle travel experts Busabout announce expansion to Asia.

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Myanmar’s struggling clay pot industry
September 17 2014 at 08:03

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

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India to lease out Rajasthan forts
September 16 2014 at 12:14

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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