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.
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.
- Yes: 31%
- No: 69%
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.
The first world war fallen have not been forgotten in tranquil Ypres, Belgium, the scene of some of the fiercest fighting a century ago, writes Ed Peters.
Cape Town's climate, heritage and terrain may feel familiar to a visitor from Hong Kong, but the South African city looks after them, too. Words and pictures by Martin Williams.
If you like your nightlife weird and wonderful, the Japanese capital has some jaw-dropping options.
The brightly decorated fort town of Mandawa in India's Rajasthan state has been delighting visitors for centuries.
The consequences of an assassination attempt against a senior Nazi in May 1942 still haunt parts of Prague and its surroundings, writes Paul Letters.
Isn't it time you gave Shenzhen another chance? Our noisy neighbour has a lot to offer the weekend visitor.
Ping Chau, a tiny, rugged island in the far northeast of Hong Kong, offers a peaceful respite from the bustle of the city.
Bhutan's Punakha Valley is dotted with references to the Divine Madman and his weapon of mass seduction. Words and pictures by Keith Mundy.
Here are five good ways to sample the gentle charms of Luang Prabang.
Hunting icebergs in Canada's easternmost province is not as easy as it sounds, discovers David Bartram.