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Halaal tourism takes off in Japan

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

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

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

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Tighter Everest controls after brawl
February 24 2014 at 08:53

Nepal will enforce tighter controls of climbers on Mount Everest to ensure the world's highest peak is safe.

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Running takes the exotic route
February 20 2014 at 12:15

Destination races are catching on quickly in Asia.

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When bars and blogs collide
February 20 2014 at 12:12

A Japanese bar is suing a website, arguing that unwanted publicity from a review is damaging its reputation of being little-known and hard to find.

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Disneyland, Hong Kong style
February 18 2014 at 12:39

Hong Kong Disneyland has said it will build a third hotel in the theme park to meet demand.

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Nepal reduces mountaineering fees
February 17 2014 at 08:56

The Nepalese government has announced cuts to mountaineering fees aimed at attracting more climbers.

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Awe-inspiring Thailand beckons, again
February 13 2014 at 14:53

The country has so much to offer that repeat trips are a must, writes Glenn Lewington.

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Check into the Love Hotel
February 13 2014 at 11:30

From rooms kitted out like medical clinics to Christmas grottos, Japan's Love Hotels cater to almost every taste.

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Book a passage to India – please!
February 12 2014 at 16:58

Tourism bosses from India are not happy with the fact that only about 50 000 South African tourists visit India annually, while more than 100 000 tourists from the subcontinent travel to South Africa.

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French charm in Cambodia
February 11 2014 at 14:46

For all its bustle, Phnom Penh hasn't left its colonial character behind, writes Joseph Freeman.

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Moments of grace in Baotou
February 10 2014 at 14:43

In Baotou, China, there’s not much to see, but if you explore off the beaten, beaten track, there’s plenty on offer, writes Elizabeth Chang.

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