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    Kai Hakone hotel is a good jump-off point for Mt Fuji

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:44pm by Graeme Green

    ... mats on the floor, sliding paper doors and walls and soft comfy futons. Mine has a big glass window/door that slides open onto a balcony with a view of crisp green forest and the Sugumo River. The sound of the rushing river is never far away during my time here. Guests are provided with traditional yukata (cotton kimono) and wooden slippers to wear. The rooms have big televisions ...

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    10 things to do in Dhaka

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

    ... of the largest river ports in the world. Five taka (HK$0.50) gets you a ride on one of the many boats plying across the Buriganga River (60 taka gets you the entire boat), though the real spectacle ...

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    Birdwatching in the wetlands and marshes of Deep Bay

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

    ... She's a saltwater crocodile that became an instant celebrity in November 2003, when seen roaming wild in Deep Bay, especially in Shan Pui River. She was voted "Personality of the Year" ... when the park begins closing. Closed on Tuesdays.   Nam Sang Wai What is it? The Shan Pui River forms the western boundary of a roughly triangular area of fishponds, few of which are still ...

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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 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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    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

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

    ... "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 and a fraction of a second later Rani's wrinkled grey trunk arches back towards me and squirts water into my face. Down river, tourists are perched on pachyderms, enduring a similar drenching ...

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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

    ... cherry trees were planted in public parks, temple gardens and river banks. Solitude is unfortunately not on the agenda when blossom viewing, but at these destinations in Chugoku, the western part ... and the Peace Memorial Park, on the banks of the Motoyasu River. If you can stand the crowds, the 1,300 cherry trees around the Miyajima shrine look sublime. But to get a real feel for the pulse ...

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

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

    ... on top of giant boulders to glimpse the Banjar River. Later that day Katie, Jehan and their two young children take me on a bike ride through the countryside surrounding the camp. We pass pretty ...

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

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

    ... 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 in the Gulf of Thailand. Oversized rooms- each unique- are fashioned from recycled wood; open the louvre and watch the river ebb by from the comfort of your bed. Retreat to the massage chamber ...

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    Two wheels good: a tour of Vietnam

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

    ... to two ethnic groups- the White Thai and Black Thai. We passed rice paddies, small communities and wide rivers- one of the benefits of travelling by motorcycle is that you feel much closer ...

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    Rough guide to a better world: Responsible tourism is taking off across the region

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 09:25pm

    ... in the country.” See it yourself “This is the real night safari, in contrast to the night safari of, say, Singapore which is essentially a zoo,” says Eshoo. You’ll travel the Nam Nern river by longtail boat, eat dinner on the banks of the river and spot wildlife along the way. You will hear ethnic legends while sitting around the campfire with your guide, and learn about medicinal plants ...




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