Travelling alone fills some with fear but it's something that more people are venturing out to try. Here's our guide to the best ways to enjoy going solo.
In northern Thailand’s Mae Salong, where the Kuomintang’s ‘lost army’ put down its roots, tea and coffee plants have replaced the opium poppies that once provided a living. Words and pictures by...
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.
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.
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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.
Skydiving safaris, swimming with sharks and gorilla tracking take outdoor adventure to the next level, writes Lindsay Varty.
The charming Cambodian coastal resort town is making astunning comeback.
Sarajevo has had a turbulent history and, now laughter has replaced gunfire in the Bosnian capital, locals are showing off the scars. Words and pictures by Tim Pile.
When a couple rode from Malaysia to Britain they saw some incredible sights and experienced the generosity of strangers.
Riding with a local team in Boyaca is not only a great way to see Colombia, it’s also a chance to peddle the hills that trained the country’s top cyclist, finds Kevin Rushby.
The former fishing village has a reputation for being a laid-back enclave, but there is a lot more going on there than meets the eye.
Wuyishan in Fujian province offers everything from demanding mountain hikes to serene rafting trips, and is home to some of the world’s most prized tea.