The viewing of autumn's changing colours is a national obsession in Japan. We rustle up the best spots for taking in the dazzling display.
A youth hostel fitted out with jacuzzis, herbal steam baths and hydromassage facilities has opened in a Swiss alpine village, declaring itself the first "wellness hostel" in the world.
The rocks of a remote river valley in Guizhou provide not only fabulous scenery, but also challenges that climbers are finding too tempting to resist.
Following in the footsteps of climbing legends reveals how little the mountains and valleys of Uttarakhand have changed in the past 75 years. Words and pictures by Cameron Dueck.
Fashion designer Limi Yamamoto is brutally honest about her relationship with Tokyo. At first, she insists it's just a place of work to her. "It's very convenient, but commercialised and congested...
The neighbourhood between Haven Street and Caroline Hill Road in Causeway Bay is a heady mix of past and present.
Luxury cruise lines, once for older travellers, are catering to the young.
It's 5am, and after having washed off last night's toxins with a cold shower, I'm putting on light cotton clothes and preparing for my practice.
The Armenian capital of Yerevan might not be at the top of every holiday wish list but the city is full of sights, sounds and stunning scenery. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.
With a fortune made in Chinese finance, Li Wang already has six cars, including a Bentley and a Porsche, and now has his eye on his next multimillionaires' toy: a boat. And not just any boat.
Luxury resorts and hotels are taking sustainability and energy saving to the next level, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.
Thai hotel heir Vorasit 'Wan' Issara shares some of his favourite spots on the popular holiday island.
While many young professionals his age are trapped in a monotonous grind in Shenzhen's central business district, Zhang Fengzhi has managed to escape the rat race.
Coloradans make some pretty tall claims when it comes to their mountain peaks but a jaunt around this picturesque state proves they are spot on, writes Rob McGovern.
Take advantage of our rainy summer with a visit to these contrasting scenic spots - and some hidden gems.
Hong Kong may be a throbbing hub of rampant capitalism, but it still has pockets of solitude.
The little-known beaches of Shenzhen's Dapeng peninsula are nurturing a fledgling culture of surf, sand and sun devotees, writes Thomas Bird.
Pop culture exports from South Korea have been the all rage throughout Asia since the late 1990s, long before Psy dominated music charts worldwide with his Gangnam Style.
Indonesia's most popular holiday island is also a red-hot destination for surf fashion bargains.
Isolated, remote and largely unexplored, the Nepalese Kingdom of Mustang is now open to pilgrims and tourists alike, writes Dinah Gardner. Pictures by Koon Ming Tang.
A day trip to Hsinchu, Taiwan's sixth-largest city, promises great food and some surprising sites. Here are five reasons to make the journey.
Bologna's gelato university offers students from all over the world the inside scoop on Italy's favourite treat - just don't call it ice cream, writes Gary Jones.
There's something for everyone in Macau. Here's three ways to get the best out of the city.
A year after opening, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal remains a little-used virtually empty building. While operators are upbeat, sceptics wonder if it will catch on enough to justify the investment,...
The Seto Inland Sea National Park, which celebrates its 80th anniversary this year, offers an island-hopping experience like no other, writes Steve John Powell. Pictures by Angeles Marin Cabello...
Anthony Lark is doing something very luxurious this Sunday afternoon. He's going to see Godzilla in 3-D with his son.