Visitors pose next to faceless statues lying semi-submerged in the mud, a silent reminder of the human toll of this disaster.
How silk road tourism will open a new window to know China.
Few outsiders know about this mysterious, remote valley in southern Japan, writes Mark Jenkins.
Officials in Tibet have vowed to 'name and shame' tourists who leave graffiti on Mount Everest.
To offset pollution, some Taiwan temples and festivals are seeking alternative practices, despite resistance from worshippers.
Far cheaper than Europe or the US, and boasting beautiful warm oceans, the Maldives are an obvious choice for cash-strapped South Africans.
Hoshinoya Fuji is a resort that has borrowed from camping traditions, and has just gone pretty heavy on the glam.
Two earthquakes a fortnight ago on the island of Kyushu damaged tourist sites, as well as the local tourism industry.
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has much in common with Bhutan's Queen Jetsun, writes Alice Smellie.
Luxury, art, history and shopping... Sarah Oliver packs it all into a single day in this amazing city.
Lining up a neat row of handmade 'long-neck dolls' at a new craft market, Mu Par hopes to entice tourists to her eastern Myanmar homeland.
Spring is the best time to visit, before the sweltering summer heat and humidity kicks in.
At first glance, the cafe, that also serves alcohol, looks like any other except for an altar next to the countertop bar with a Buddha statue.
The country's tourism industry has been struggling to recover from last year's earthquake and subsequent blockade in the southern border points.
A park featuring popular Japanese character Monchhichi has opened in the character's birthplace of Katsushika Ward.