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    The Emperor Qianmen offers imperial splendour in Beiing

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by GABRIELLE JAFFE

    ... visitors can look out onto the ancient gate that gives the area its name. On a clear day, in the distance, you can also glimpse Tiananmen and the front of The Forbidden City. It's this vista ...

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    The joys of spring: a different view of Japan’s cherry blossom

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:35pm by STEVE JOHN POWELL

    ... ancient wooden stores selling Homeishu, a medicinal sake made with 12 herbs, and an unbeatable view to Sensui Island. Onomichi, 20 minutes west from Fukuyama by train, is such a lovely little town ... on the mountain. For a short hike, head for the temple and follow the trail through the ancient creaking cedars and giant boulders. Notice the dozens of statues of tiny Jizo, a deity revered ...

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    10 things to do in Busan

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Daniel Allen

    ... Daniel Allen Whether you crave beautiful beaches, ancient temples or anchovy sushi, the city has it covered, writes Daniel Allen 10 things to do in Busan Cultural road trip A green jewel in Korea's tourist crown, the ancient city of Gyeongju is only 50 minutes by bus from Busan. Dating back more than 2,000 years, it was once capital of the Silla dynasty, the greatest of the Three ...

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    Chongqing's Banyan Tree Resort is relaxing, but don't miss the area's historical sites

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm by Vickie Chan

    ... the heated room and floors help me drift off to sleep. The next day, I take a trip to Fishing Village, an ancient town high above east Hechuan City, about 50 minutes from the resort. It's quiet ...

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    Escape the holiday crush with our guide to last-minute destinations

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI, Adam Wright, NICK TAYLOR, Amy Russell, CHARLEY LA

    ... to watch, iconic stilt fishermen and colourful boats to observe, and ancient, sacred sites to visit. How? Cathay Pacific and Sri Lankan Airways fly to Colombo via Bangkok, and Singapore Airlines ... of the world's giant pandas. What? Try local specialities such as mapo dofu, dandan noodles and, of course, hot pot, then enjoy Chengdu's ancient tea culture, before slipping out of the city ...

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    My 48 Hours in Mumbai

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm by NICK TAYLOR

    ... Randeria of the ancient, noisy Fiats that were first launched onto Mumbai's streets in the mid '60s. "Unfortunately, they're being phased out. The government passed a law saying ...

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    Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:41pm by Daniel Allen

    ... THERE'S SOMETHING about hiking an ancient pilgrimage route that makes physical discomfort a little easier to bear. Perhaps it's the knowledge that a deity somewhere may reward you for your ... taking in stone lions, burbling fountains and fragrant clouds of incense. "This was the beginning of the Kumano Kodo's ancient routes." In the past pilgrims arriving at the Hongu ...

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    Style tripper: Seoul

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by JENNIFER COX

    ... are housed in Luxury Hall East. The shops at the western end of the department store are considered more budget-friendly, and include brands such as Superdry and Diesel. Although an ancient city, ...

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    Survival guide: Mongolia on a shoestring

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Phillippa Stewart

    ... to "the Blue Pearl of Mongolia", the ancient Lake Khövsgöl,- the country's deepest lake- and then onto White Lake in central Mongolia, a region made up of lava flows and near the Khorgo ...

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    Tree-dwelling spirits keep Okinawa's islands free of evil

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:00am by Graeme Green

    ... contributing to the locals' longevity. The ancient Chinese referred to this region as "The Land of the Immortals". I ferry back to Ishigaki next morning and cross straight over ...




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