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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

    ... Noro. At 839 metres, it’s the second highest mountain in the Seto Inland Sea National Park. The view from the peak across the water to the endless misty islands is said to be the best ... up the twisty mountain road, past rice terraces and dense forests. The way is lined with cherry trees. Check the big wall map in the Alpine-style visitor’s lodge for things to see ...

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    10 things to do in Dhaka

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Jamie Carter

    ... meat, fish, fruit and vegetables arrive amid a cacophony of noise. You’ll see everything from chickens being processed in front of you to mountains of cauliflowers as big as human heads. ...

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    Sandat Glamping Tents in Ubud: let luxury be your canvas

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:19pm by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... mountain bike riding, or, if you've got the energy, fit in some white-water rafting. The on-site restaurant is inside a dramatic alang-alang roofed building, and boasts a communal table ...

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    The new Ritz-Carlton Kyoto lives up to the hype

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Graeme Green

    ... and the mountains outside the city. The river is popular with joggers, dog-walkers and lots of other locals, so it doesn't feel very private. Put it this way: if you're coming out of the shower ...

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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

    ... buildings and small farms flank the road. Banyan Tree is the first international hotel chain in the area. On arrival, the cool clean mountain air makes me long for a hot tub. This place feels ... for sharing, and there are televisions in the bedroom and living room. My balcony looks out over the resort, and the mountains and the stream running through the property add to the natural vibe. My ...

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    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... Shafik Meghji Nepal's southern fringe is a land of free-roaming fauna and protected forests, a tempting world away from the mountainous north, writes Shafik Meghji The Terai "CH-OP," I SHOUT. NOTHING. "Chh-op." Nothing. "Chh-oooop?" My throat is getting sore. The mahout, knee-deep in the river, looks up, smiles and gives the thumbs up. One more try ...

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    Two wheels good: a tour of Vietnam

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 08:21pm by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... we were given a basic lesson: how to go faster, stop and change gears, plus a few basic Vietnamese words. The rest of the day was spent slowly making our way up into the mountains, along ... a majestic sunrise over the mountains. On the second day we rode through Cam Thuy and Thanh Hóa province, took a boat trip on a lake and went on a cave tour. We returned to Hanoi, this time ...

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    Stay sexy: 10 of the most romantic hotel rooms in Asia

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by SAMANTHA BROWN

    ... between an arc of pristine sand and jungle-clad mountains, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers seclusion in a setting best described as barefoot luxury. The luxurious villas, either perched ... mountainous backdrop, French colonial charm infuses this intimate resort set in tropical gardens. Unesco-protected buildings, big courtyards, and canopy beds and fireplaces lend an intimate, ...

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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

    ... famous than its counterparts at Angkor Wat, Cambodia, the striking Khmer ruins of Wat Phou ("Mountain Monastery" in Lao) are older, receive fewer tourists and occupy a beautiful setting at the base of the Lingaparvata Mountain. What? Accessed via a stone causeway, this evocative complex of temples and shrines, also a Unesco World Heritage site, was once a Hindu place of worship ...

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    Shrines of the times

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by Graeme Green

    ... Graeme Green Bhutan's mountain-top monasteries have existed unaltered for centuries, writes Graeme Green Shrines of the times THE WOODEN FLOORBOARDS vibrate. A bassy trumpet sounds ... as surprised as I do. I leave the hotel and trek, with Tshewang and a horseman called Cencho, up into the mountains towards Bhutan's iconic Tiger's Nest monastery. Most travellers walk up ...




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