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    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

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

    ... holiest Buddhist sites. Chitwan is about 150 kilometres by road south of Kathmandu. The forest houses the endangered greater one-horned rhinoceros, which can be spotted on guided walks, jeep ... around the world in their own distinctive styles. The centrepiece is the Sacred Garden and the glimmering white Maya Devi temple, parts of which date back to about 300BC. Inside is the spot where ...

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    The Emperor Qianmen offers imperial splendour in Beiing

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

    ... a yin-yang-shaped track, divides the bed from a gigantic round bathtub and provides a dash of colour in the what is otherwise a minimalist white room. Other rooms are bolder still. I sneaked a peak ...

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    Birdwatching in the wetlands and marshes of Deep Bay

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by Martin Williams

    ... plans have so far been thwarted, albeit lately included increased plans for wetland conservation. Why visit? With many fishponds and shanty houses abandoned, the interior is like a land where ...

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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 subdued, with beige, cream and white, all gently and indirectly lit. There's a single painting on the wall and a bonsai tree by the big window that looks out onto the Kamogawa river ...

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

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

    ... Kanawa Island. There may only be a basic resort- with no fans and cold water- but there are three beaches. It's all very Robinson Crusoe, with powdery white sand, rocky hills traversed ... in a wooden shack on a mangrove-shrouded river, when you could stay on one of the island's dusty white beaches? Because Bann Makok is quite simply the most romantic place on this island ...

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    K-pop rules supreme, but Seoul has a growing number of venues for indie music

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:11pm by SOPHIE BOLADERAS

    ... 1191) or go to kunsthalle.com Ambience: cool, contemporary, avant-garde, industrial, creative. Music: DJs spinning electronic, progressive, techno, minimal house, and deep house. Drinks: ... with a kicking sound system and can house more than 330 people. Popular Korean bands such as Crying Nut and Love X Stereo play here. This newly emerging venue is near Hapjeong subway station. Ambience: ...

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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

    ... and Fukuyama’s white-walled, fivestorey castle (built in1619) in eastern Hiroshima prefecture is no exception. Its 500 trees look particularly fetching after 6pm, when dozens of red and white paper ... Back then, only samurai could cross it. These days, for 250 yen (HK$19), you can cross over and take a look at a white snake enclosure. These reptiles are unique to Iwakuni and are believed ...

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    10 things to do in Busan

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

    ...   Visit Daebyeon A short taxi ride from downtown Busan, the fishing village of Daebyeon thrives on the insatiable Korean demand for seafood. Before the 1950s it was just a strip of white sand and a row of weather-beaten fishing skiffs; now its well-protected harbour houses a flotilla of rust-streaked trawlers. Daebyeon's speciality is its huge anchovies, which are used to prepare ...

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    Shergarh Tented Camp, a place for safaris, is a serene experience

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 11:09pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... villages with houses made of mud, members of the local Gond community herding cattle, crowds of schoolchildren, and even a formidable gaur (a type of bison) and her calf. There are few better ways ...




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