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Rapidly growing high-speed rail network boon for tourists[1]

<b>China's rapidly growing high-speed rail network is making it easier锛峚nd cheaper锛峟or tourists to travel around the country.</b><p>With the growing popularity …

Why Everyone Is Traveling to Bhutan

At the end of the 18th century a young British explorer named George Bogle became one of the first Westerners to penetrate the mysterious and …

Avoid the backpackers: The other way to see Cambodia

We watch life on the river slip by as if we are in a trance.<p>Sittong the deck hand told us we were going to see the seals. Given we were only an hour …

How to Navigate Tokyo, the Greatest Shopping City on Earth

Style<p>It's no secret that Tokyo is packed with cutting-edge fashion and high-design gear, but good luck finding it all without a guide. That's why whenever we go, we call up designer Steven Alan, who's been scouting the city for twenty-five years—and now he's sharing his favorite Tokyo haunts with …

These 7 unknown websites can save you hundreds on travel

Here’s a travel tip: It’s not just Google Flights that’s revolutionizing the cheap-airfare game.<p>I was supposed to have been at a friend’s house for …

Review of EVA and Singapore Business Class Flights

Our around-the-world trip last year to celebrate Josh’s 40th birthday was pretty incredible. Heck, it is incredible that we were even able to …

National Geographic Travel

50 Things to Do in Osaka

Osaka has flourished as a commercial town from ancient times, and its food culture is also extremely developed, to the point that it is called "The …

Hong Kong Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, and Shop

Hong Kong is my sanctuary city. I’ve been visiting since I was a child and I know its streets and back alleys as well as I know Manila (where I was raised) and New York (where I have lived for years). And let me tell you, it never gets old. From Kowloon’s crazy neon lights and gritty side streets …

Hong Kong

The ultimate ski lodge: Luxury penthouse perched on top of a 210ft SKI JUMP (and there's even a zip wire down to the slopes)

• <b>Enjoy a room with a view, as you spend a night in the world famous Holmenkollen ski-jump</b>• <b><br>Guests can enjoy feeling on top of the world, and taking in</b> …

Eating Saigon 1.0: 3 different regions, 1 city in Vietnam

Happy new year (again)! In continuing the closer look we’re taking at Vietnamese traditions, like those of lunar new year, today I’m actually taking …

Vietnam

Singapore's Best Sweets: With Celebrity Dessert Chef Janice Wong

<b>Dessert chef Janice Wong - named Asia's Best Pastry Chef, in the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards - gives us her insider tips on how to satisfy your sweet tooth in Singapore.</b><p>With Singapore's fusion of cultures, its diverse cuisine is a reflection of the island's people and heritage, making …

Dessert

Emirates launches daily Bali flights, what about Fiji?

Whatever Emirates does with its Bali service, it will have an effect in AustraliaAs a matter of route building, Emirates first started flying to …

Asia

National Geographic Travel

Luxurious and expensive hotel of Mumbai

Mumbai is known as the capital of Maharashtra. If you lookup this city is the most populous city among all the cities of India. This city is also the …

My best ever airport immigration experience

There are so many stories online of horror airport immigration experiences that you could start a Tumblr and never run out material …

5 Castles Around The World To Stay In

From Spanish fortresses to Devonshire follies, which fairy-tale castle will you stay in?<p><b>1)</b> <b>Cap Rocat, Spain</b> <br>Cut into the cliffs of a private peninsula on Majorca's Bay of Palma, a golden castle-cum-hotel welcomes guests. The sandstone walls and crenellations of this former fortress teeter above more …

The 11 Best 5-Star hotels in Bangkok under $100

<b>Affordable Luxury in the Heart of Bangkok</b><p>Ahhh Thailand, the Land of Smiles, cheap clothes, great food and elephant riding. As much as we'd like to …

Asia Travel

Booking a flight? This table shows how timing affects ticket pricing

Tickets to North America are cheapest two weeks before travel, but flights to Europe are best booked a month ahead of departure<p>Planning your summer holiday? Time your booking right and save hundreds of pounds on your flights.<p>Trips to North America, Europe and Africa are best booked closer to the …

Singapore named the most expensive city in the world for second year running

Singapore has been named the most expensive city in the world for the second year in a row, in a new survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit …

Awash in bloom[1]

An early spring means travel destinations famous for flowers are already adorned in the brilliant colors of nature, Yang Feiyue reports. Yang Feiyue …

Cherry Blossoms

Lavish gifts, $20,000 tips and invitations to join the mile high club: What it's REALLY like to be an air stewardess on a private jet

• <b>Super-rich travellers bypass airport queues and enjoy luxurious perks</b>• <b><br>Flight attendant Carolyn Paddock has witnessed how the 1% travels</b>• <b><br>Some private</b> …

Takin' a trip to Japan's kitty cat island: Aoshima, where cats outnumber humans six to one

Cats crowd the harbor on Aoshima Island in the Ehime prefecture of southern Japan on February 25, 2015. Thomas Peter/Reuters<p>Reuters today published a …

Xeni Jardin

North Korea lifts travel ban imposed after Ebola outbreak

TOKYO — North Korea has lifted severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders.<p>The …

29 Reasons To Love Hong Kong

The Pearl of the Orient is well-known for its stunning skyline. One of the most densely populated countries, Hong Kong is also the third most …

Sleep doesn't come cheap! Helsinki Airport becomes first in Europe to offer sleeping pods with retractable covers to block light and noise... but they cost £6.50 per hour

• <b>Finland's largest airport has installed 19 GoSleep pods at two gates</b>• <b><br>Each pod is an ergonomic seat which can be transformed into a bed</b>• <b><br>They have</b> …