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Come to Japan and buy our loos

Japan is trying an unusual way to impress visitors to their country with both their technology and their toilets.

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Putting North Korea on the map

North Korea offers travellers stays in a “model village” as long as they don’t ask questions, writes Becky Pemberton.

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Walking the Great Wall

Hiking the Great Wall of China the wild and free way thrills Will Ford.

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Browse Asia

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Seizing its chance, Iran seeks tourism revival
November 3 2014 at 13:31

A tentative political thaw with the West is drawing visitors to Iranian attractions steeped in myth and rumour.

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A haven for expats
October 31 2014 at 13:04

Colin Roopnarian went in search of travel and adventure and found it in Cambodia.

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Basking in barefoot luxury
October 31 2014 at 12:02

Tara Turkington travels to the Maldives, paradise on earth.

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The party is over on Thai islands
October 28 2014 at 08:05

Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control and lead to violence.

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Myanmar considers legalising gambling
October 23 2014 at 12:15

Myanmar plans to legalise some types of gambling, including casinos for foreigners only in upper-tier hotels, an official said.

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