iol travel aug 27 Asia Vanishing Heritage~2
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Asia’s vanishing communities

The relentless drive to emulate the West has already consigned many traditional communities to rubble, and with them a way of life.

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iol trave aug 27 Hungarian Railways
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Hungary to run luxury trains to Tehran

Railway enthusiasts with a taste for nostalgia will soon be able to indulge their Orient Express fantasies.

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iol travel aug 25  Kerala
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India’s Kerala state bans alcohol

From next year only five-star hotels will be granted licences.

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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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More ropes to ease Everest traffic jam
March 14 2014 at 12:24

Climbing specialists will fix a second rope at the Hillary Step, a dangerous ‘death zone’ bottleneck near the Mount Everest summit.

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Nepal to boost mountaineering tourism
March 13 2014 at 08:12

With the help of the private sector, Nepal would like to develop new mountains as tourism destinations.

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India celebrates its movie history
March 11 2014 at 14:49

Seven years in the making, the first Indian film museum is set to open in the home of Bollywood.

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