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Exploring space on Earth

Gazing down at the heavens below at the Tokyo space museum. Story by Takashi Ito.

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No highway to heaven, but it’s pretty close

The first hard-surface road to Lukla - also known as the gateway to Mount Everest - is set to be built, the Nepalese government announced.

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Japan's 'gourmet sightseeing trains’

'Gourmet sightseeing trains' across Japan are a hot trend, allowing passengers to go sightseeing while dining on authentic dishes.

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Celebrate India's spring festival
April 4 2014 at 12:15

New promotion offers the finest way to discover India, Nepal and Bhutan.

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It’s spring in Japan, put on your facemask
April 3 2014 at 12:06

Spring in Japan brings explosions of pink and white cherry blossoms, but it means misery for some.

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Pakistan's Jeep Rally to boost tourism
April 1 2014 at 12:09

After seven years of a homegrown Taliban insurgency, tourism officials are desperate to improve the country's image.

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God’s own country
April 1 2014 at 08:27

This 'boast' invokes the beauty for which Kerala is renowned, writes Davin O'Dwyer.

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Entranced by tenacious Taiwan
March 27 2014 at 08:25

It has a bustling economy but hardly any non-renewable resources, writes Bonile Ngqiyaza.

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The slum Japan doesn’t want you to see
March 26 2014 at 14:52

Osaka’s biggest slum is visible just blocks from bustling restaurants and shops. But it cannot be found on official maps.

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Chinese tourists shun Malaysia
March 26 2014 at 07:59

The controversy surrounding Flight MH370 has prompted many Chinese tourists to boycott Malaysia.

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Nepal to ease traffic on Everest
March 24 2014 at 14:44

The move follows years of criticism that Nepal has done little to manage the growing number of Everest climbers.

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Website shows Tokyo in all its glory
March 24 2014 at 12:56

Cool Japan project has launched a website that introduces unique products, events and places in Tokyo and all over Japan.

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Brewing beer is thirsty work
March 18 2014 at 12:22

Craft beer makers are aiming to save Hong Kong from drowning in a sea of industrial, imported lager.

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