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Despite the scuffles that broke out recently between sherpas and mountaineers - Nepal's spring trekking season is in full flow.
Is there anything travellers to the Maldives can do to give something back to this fragile environment they are putting under so much pressure, asks Kate Humble...
Fuju rises from the Pacific coast and is seen as a sacred part of Japan's cultural landscape.
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A leisurely tram trip is one of the best ways to see Hong Kong, from its bustling financial district to colourful nightlife hotspots.
North Korea is loosening some restrictions on foreign cellphones by allowing visitors to bring their own phones into the country.
Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, is an ancient town dotted with Hindu and Buddhist temples.
Pondicherry is ‘The Riviera of the East’, a haven of French style and refinement separated from Boomtown India.
Japanese architecture still dots the Chinese city of Dalian, as do sushi and teppanyaki restaurants.
The Kumbh Mela in the Indian town of Allahabad will see up to 100 million Hindus gather over the next 55 days to take a ritual bath in the holy waters.
Just 2.5 hours from Tokyo, Morioka and its laid-back lifestyle makes a good weekend getaway.
If this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations were a bore, you can do it three times over in Thailand.
Peeking at pandas on a pilgrimage to meet China’s star bear. By Helen Nicholson
Tourists in Thailand can experience not only the beauty of its diverse terrain but will leave having encountered a rich cultural experience.
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