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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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A shopper’s paradise in China
September 16 2014 at 08:08

It’s hard to resist the temptation to splurge, writes Helen Grange.

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Gallery: A shopper’s paradise in China
September 16 2014 at 08:07

One of the most expensive shopping sprees you can go on in Shanghai is in the fashionable Xintiandi area.

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It’s pumpkin time
September 12 2014 at 13:18

A Japanese corporation has turned this small island town into a living modern art gallery.

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Last minute reprieve on Kerala alcohol ban
September 12 2014 at 11:46

India's top court temporarily halted Kerala's move to ban alcohol, handing bars and hotels a last-minute reprieve.

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Trouble-free travel, Thai style
September 12 2014 at 08:19

Diversity and delights abound in the land of smiles, writes Thabiso Thakali.

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Gallery: Trouble-free travel, Thai style
September 12 2014 at 08:18

When you think about a trip to Thailand a few things come to mind.

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Tourists turned off as Kerala goes dry
September 11 2014 at 08:01

With its sweeping coastline, riverboats and emerald tea plantations, Kerala has become a leading tourist draw in India.

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Behind Nepal’s demon mask
September 10 2014 at 08:07

Each year during the festival of Indra Jatra, Nepalese police officer Laxman Ranjit takes a week-long leave of absence.

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The most treacherous pass in the world
September 3 2014 at 12:08

Thousands of metres above sea level without protective barriers is terrifying, writes Rebecca Brett.

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Asia’s vanishing communities
August 28 2014 at 08:10

The relentless drive to emulate the West has already consigned many traditional communities to rubble, and with them a way of life.

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