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Land of Smiles extends warm welcome

In spite of the language barrier, the friendly peaceful Thai people are happy to share, writes Thobile Mathonsi.

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WASHINGTON POST

Japan’s historic churches vie for heritage status

Historic religious sites in Japan's Goto Islands considered for World Heritage status.

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Simple food that’s easy on your pocket

Offering the rare chance to eat outdoors, street restaurants are a nostalgic throwback to Hong Kong's past.

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Travelling into 2015
January 7 2015 at 17:51

Rising costs aside, this year could well be your year for jetting the globe.

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Making the most of Little Tibet
January 5 2015 at 06:47

Byklakuppe is a surprising little Tibetan nook that holds many delights for the intrepid tourist.

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Wish you were in... Kabul!
December 31 2014 at 12:02

Adventure trips to Afghanistan are becoming increasingly popular, say specialist tour operators.

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The ghost of Kabul past
December 23 2014 at 06:58

All-night parties with plenty of alcohol and a lot of single people were always incongruous in the capital of conservative Muslim Afghanistan.

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‘I wish another tsunami would hit’
December 19 2014 at 07:03

After the tsunami, fishermen struggle against tide of tourism in Thailand.

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No more loungers on public Thai beaches
December 15 2014 at 11:36

A clean-up of beaches at Phuket, the top resort, has been ordered by the military government.

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Chengdu, a taste of Chinese living
December 5 2014 at 08:11

This highly populated city is one of the world’s greatest metropolises, writes Mpiletso Motumi.

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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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