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Savour flavour of Japanese fare

Val Boje raises a toast to healthy food that's a feast for the eyes.

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AFP

Put your best feet forward

A holidaymaker staying at a Chinese hotel couldn’t help but take a photo when he spotted posters telling guests how to use a Western-style toilet.

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AP

China announces Universal theme park

Spiderman could soon swing over Beijing, chasing Optimus Prime and despicable minions through a Universal theme park.

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The Ganges, India’s biggest sewage line
July 18 2014 at 14:07

The Ganges snakes from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal through a basin that is home to a third of India's population.

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Ninja bus tour to kick off in Tokyo
July 18 2014 at 14:02

Japan's biggest travel agency is launching a bus tour with some decidedly homegrown touches.

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Big walk in Japan
July 16 2014 at 08:17

From Kyoto to Tokyo, along Japan's ancient Nakasendo Way, encounter temples, pedestals and bridges, writes Peter Mandel.

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Hechi airport: What China did next
July 15 2014 at 14:48

An airport in Hechi, in the mountains of Guangxi in southern China, has been built at 2 200ft above sea level.

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Beauty with a hint of sadness
July 15 2014 at 14:10

It is easy to fall in love with South Korea’s people and food, but it is difficult to forget its painful history, writes Carol Campbell.

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Halaal tourism takes off in Japan
July 9 2014 at 14:40

Prayer rooms and halaal-certified whale meat are appearing in Japan as it wake up to the demand from Muslim travellers.

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Chasing away the spirits
July 7 2014 at 12:21

These amazing pictures show Himalayan villagers in a colourful Buddhist festival that bring happiness to the world.

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Welcome to Sun Wu's hometown
June 27 2014 at 14:09

The hometown of Art Of War author hopes to become tourist centre, writes Kazuhiko Makita.

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Singapore tourism hit by MH30 mystery
June 27 2014 at 14:03

Th city-state is mounting a drive in China to market itself as a standalone tourism destination.

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When ‘voluntourism’ comes at a cost
June 27 2014 at 08:02

Siam Reap's 'orphanages' attract Western university students who arrive during what is actually low season for visitors.

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