Beacon of hope

The opening up of Myanmar may bring the once-thriving Jewish community in Yangon back from the brink, writes Mary O'Shea. Pictures by Cedric Arnold.

What the cook saw

Kenji Fujimoto was accepted into Kim Jong-il's inner circle during a 13-year stint serving North Korea's first family. The Japanese sushi chef gives Julian Ryall his take on the communist dynasty'...

What the cook saw

A climb with the sulphur miners of Ijen is an assault course for the senses. Words and pictures by Martin Williams.

Pure & simple

Get the season's hot androgynous look with comfortable separates.

Pure & simple

The interior of a Redhill apartment speaks volumes about the bibliophile who owns it.

Pure & simple

Having been warned against coming to Hong Kong, the history professor talks to Jason Wordie about his two decades here and his desire to tell HKU's story.

Pure & simple

There are so many travelogue and adventure shows on television these days you can trek to virtually any place on God's green Earth without ever having to leave the comfort of your sofa.