Unesco inscribed several of South Korea’s tidal mudflats as a combined ‘property’ on its World Heritage list in July 2021. Sounds dull? A Mad Max-style YouTube video says otherwise.
Humpback whales are making a comeback to the Salish Sea off Vancouver in western Canada, helping the region’s wider natural and cultural revitalisation.
Food containers, water bottles, shower caps, toothbrushes – hotel guests can get through heaps of plastic in 21 days. We find out if anything can be done to cut it down.
The tigers, bears and elephants of the zoo, which has long been accused of animal abuse, have all found new homes in Thailand, but the fate of the other ‘inmates’ remains unknown.
The 18,755km odyssey, made possible with the new US$6 billion Vientiane to Boten line, passes by Unesco World Heritage Sites galore and many other worthy sightseeing spots.
A Malaysian ‘ghost town’ wrestles with the pros and cons of becoming a tourist attraction, as some elderly residents continue to cling to the past.
Tourism is vital to Asian economies both emerging and developed, as well as satisfying our urge to travel. The Omicron Covid-19 variant threatens to set back Asia’s reopening to leisure travellers.
Venice pioneered quarantine against disease in the 15th century, and other European cities copied the idea and built lazarettos – isolation hospitals. Today many are tourist attractions, and in Marseilles a place to stay.
The seemingly gravity-defying star attraction with its 13-metre-high vertical walls combines the elements of water, earth and fire in a way that delights the senses.
Thirty tons of trash were removed from just one Bali beach on December 7 as domestic tourists – 13,000 a weekend, reportedly – are making up for the lack of foreign visitors.
Decades before two Boeing 737 MAX airliners crashed in 2018 and 2019 the fall of the US plane maker had been set in train, and with it an increasingly wilful blindness to safety, writes aviation journalist Peter Robison.
Australia’s tourism minister seems confident that domestic travellers can keep the market afloat, but new data shows a large drop in spending, affected by Covid-19 and recent bush fires.
The city’s food, culture, architecture, infrastructure and landscape all get a tick, but shopping has lost some of its sheen. As for events? Hmm.
There’s a lot to see in Kazakhstan, rich in history, culture and incredible landscapes, and its people are welcoming – in other words, nothing like the fictional Borat’s unflattering portrayal of the country.
A patient who tested positive for Omicron while in mandatory quarantine is a win for Hong Kong’s unpopular regulation as countries step up measures to prevent its spread.
Foreign holidays will be more expensive than before the pandemic, with airfares, car rental and accommodation all costing more. The era of cheap travel could be over.
Bison once roamed in their millions across the Canadian prairies. Beginning at a national park in the province of Alberta, their return is reviving both nature and cultural traditions.
Meet five vignerons in Champagne, France, who are ready to sell their bubbly to the curious Hong Kong champagne lover. You may even wish to visit them when travel is possible again.
Developers on the Indonesian holiday island are selling investors on a post-pandemic boom in long-term rental demand, but buyers shouldn’t expect to make a quick buck, experts say.
An estimated 15 to 20 per cent of Macau’s gaming revenue came from or via Hong Kong pre-pandemic, so any travel easing could give the gambling mecca a welcome boost.