iol travel sep 16 Myanmar Clay Pots-Photo Essay
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Myanmar’s struggling clay pot industry

The opening up of this once-isolated Southeast Asian of 50 million in 2011 has affected traditional ways.

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iol travel sep 16 Rajasthan
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India to lease out Rajasthan forts

Rajasthan attracts a substantial number of foreign tourists to its old forts and palaces, recalling the glory days of the maharajas.

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iol travel sep 15 PEK01_CHINA-CULTURE_0908_11
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A shopper’s paradise in China

It’s hard to resist the temptation to splurge, writes Helen Grange.

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Everest mountaineers stranded
April 22 2014 at 12:56

Frustrated mountaineers who paid tens of thousands of dollars to climb world's highest peak face disappointment due to a strike threat.

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Tourists behaving badly in Thailand
April 16 2014 at 14:40

The once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown, but not against a terrorist threat.

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Tourism video so bad, it went viral
April 14 2014 at 14:44

Singapore tourism board forced to remove YouTube video designed to promote city-state to Philippine market. [VIDEO]

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The city that never sleeps
April 10 2014 at 08:32

The city of Kuala Lumpur is fantastic - it simply never sleeps, writes Sameer Naik.

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Kerzner goes to China
April 9 2014 at 12:22

Sol Kerzner is turning his magic hotel touch to China with a new luxury development.

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Climbing Japan’s sacred Mount Fuji
April 8 2014 at 12:14

The season for Fuji ascents is July 1 to August 30, when an average of 3 000 people climb the mountain each day.

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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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