Japan's super-speedy bullet train is to offer passengers a chance to soothe their tired feet as they zip through the countryside.
Mountaineering official says Everest climbing season begins with new rules requiring climbers to bring down personal garbage.
Taiwan's ambitions to become a regional air hub finally look set to take off.
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The bazaar that was once known as “the Piccadilly of Central Asia” lies deserted.
This facility, soon open to 40 countries, could be extended to include South Africa.
This is the Masik Pass ski resort, North Korea's latest megaproject...
India's south-west monsoon ends in October, leaving the southern state of Kerala largely dry and oh-so-green.
There’s no shortage of curious sights in Tokyo. And now, Graeme Green’s been a kayaker on the city's waterways.
A new apartment block in Japan with an in-house cellar and a visiting sommelier could be the perfect place to live.
Tourism, the Maldives' lifeblood, threatens to shut down over election.
With a significant birthday pending, John Grant returned with stories to share, pictures – and the T-shirt.
Going to Phuket had been a decision taken a couple of months earlier when I decided I wanted to be somewhere different when I turned 60.
Sensational views, sizzling flavours, gardens galore - this gateway city makes a thrilling stop-over, writes Jenny Coad.
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