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Paying homage to China’s holiest mountain

Tai'shan is one of five 'holy' mountains in China and regarded as the most worshipped. Yunus Kemp and Wang Lanxin trek up it.

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Japan through the eyes of Instagram

One of South Africa's top instagrammers joined a group to visit this iconic destination and document his stay. [VIDEO]

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Ninja hospitality in Japan

Need help climbing the steep slope to the Wakayama Castle tower? Ask a ninja.

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Take the other route to Everest
February 20 2015 at 12:30

London – The route used by mountaineers to scale Everest is to be altered next month amid fears of an increased avalanche risk.

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Vietnam takes your breath away
February 18 2015 at 15:52

it’s a culture shock, all right, with crazy traffic and little English – but its charms are electrifying, writes Zelda Venter.

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Pastes and poultices – all part of paradise
February 16 2015 at 12:34

Sri Lanka may be far to go to experience the bliss of an Ayurvedic spa,

but you won’t regret the effort, writes Sue Derwent

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Visits, hugs, leaves
February 13 2015 at 16:52

Sophie Borland goes inside the Chinese panda breeding centres where volunteers cuddle and hand-feed their charges.

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‘Don’t execute our drug smugglers’
February 13 2015 at 11:58

Indonesia – Australian tourists could boycott Indonesia if Jakarta executes two drug smugglers on death row, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop warned Friday, refusing to rule out withdrawing diplomats.

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Nut case VIP gets a year in the bag
February 13 2015 at 09:58

‘Unremorseful’ airline head jailed for delaying flight in a fit of rage.

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A riot of sensations amid relics of the Raj
February 9 2015 at 11:07

Chris Leadbeater highlights the sights and sounds of the bustling city of Mumbai.

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Bliss is a traditional Japanese inn
January 30 2015 at 17:15

Paula Shoyer discovers the meaning of fastidious luxury in a traditional Japanese guesthouse.

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Swimming with giants
January 28 2015 at 11:51

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
January 20 2015 at 15:12

Luxury brands target jetsetters in the run up to Chinese New Year festivities worldwide.

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