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Tourists behaving badly in Thailand

The once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown, but not against a terrorist threat.

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Tourism video so bad, it went viral

Singapore tourism board forced to remove YouTube video designed to promote city-state to Philippine market. [VIDEO]

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The city that never sleeps

The city of Kuala Lumpur is fantastic - it simply never sleeps, writes Sameer Naik.

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The odyssey of the lost cities
January 15 2014 at 14:27

Finding a lost city can be the easy part – what happens next is when things get interesting, writes Edmund Richardson.

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Do the hippy hippy chic
January 14 2014 at 14:06

Goa's beach huts aren't just for backpackers - they're a great family break (just mind the cows), says Mark Palmer.

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Titanic simulator to anchor theme park
January 13 2014 at 13:59

A life-sized replica of the Titanic will become the centrepiece of a theme park in China, featuring a shipwreck simulation.

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Japan sees tourism boom
January 9 2014 at 13:40

A record 11.25 million tourists visited Japan in 2013, up 22.7 per cent from a year earlier.

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Long trek back to their roots
January 8 2014 at 15:58

South Koreans longing to see the volcano which is the spiritual birthplace of the Korean people must first travel to China.

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Hot springs take chill off winter
December 24 2013 at 11:51

Taiwan's hundreds of mineral-rich hot springs welcome long-distance travellers into cosy and relaxing retreats from the cold.

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The vine bridges of Japan’s Iya Valley
December 23 2013 at 13:51

Slung across the canyon are three remnants of the 12th-century Genpei War: bridges made from mountain vines.

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Yoga in paradise at 7am!
December 18 2013 at 14:30

Tristan Davies landed the best room in the most blissful place on earth. But then he nearly ruined his Maldives dream.

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Bustling, beautiful Bangkok
December 11 2013 at 08:03

A city teeming with life, history, cultural experiences and delectable food is worth the visit, writes Renata Ford.

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Silence and serenity in India
December 6 2013 at 13:53

India’s isolated north-east has not much to ‘see’, but plenty to experience, writes Michael Snyder.

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