Travel blog - Asia

At the Top of Japan: Climbing Mount Fuji

Mount Fuji on a clear day   Arriving at the base of Japan’s highest mountain, we were excited yet admittedly a little naïve of the task ahead, tells James Pierce. We expected to see the peak of the ...
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The Travel Secrets of Vietnam

Think you know Vietnam? Think again. Angela Griffin uncovers the country’s most worthwhile attractions you’ve never heard of. St Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi   Hanoi’s French Quarter On arrival...
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The Hong Kong Stopover Guide

A harbour city known for its densely packed streets and soaring skyline, Hong Kong offers an abundance of significant landmarks and exciting experiences in the shadow of its iconic skyscrapers. ...
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The Ultimate Unique Places to Propose

 
Calling all travelling romantics! Planning the ultimate proposal, but not sure where to get down on one knee? Or no idea how to make your proposal so unique that it really sweeps your future spouse of...
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Bai Sao Beach, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Why Now is the Time to Visit Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Vietnam’s largest island is one of Southeast Asia’s best-kept secrets. The biodiverse destination is a world away from the stereotypes of the mainland, and with direct flights from London, there’s nev...
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Things to Know Before You go to China

 
“Nǐ chīguòle méiyǒu?” (“Have you eaten?”) seems like an unusual way to greet someone, but only 15 years ago that was a common way of saying hello in China. Although food is still important, nowadays i...
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A Stopover Guide to Kuala Lumpur

For an Asian city, Kuala Lumpur is by no means an old city. A town carved out of virgin jungle in the mid-19th century by Chinese and Malaysian tin miners, the British wasted no time in putting their ...
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Ramen, Tokyo, Japan

The Best Foods to Try in Japan

During our short stay in Tokyo, we had quickly come to realise that you can never eat too much of anything in this busy city. Where there is food, we had to try it! And with the Japanese city's m...
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8 Must-Do Singapore Attractions for Every Traveller

 
This post originally appeared on Flight Centre Australia's blog Boasting plenty of high-quality restaurants, trendy new nightclubs and a stunning water-lined location, there’s so much to see and ...
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A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling Indonesia

Indonesia is a vast archipelago of many thousands of islands, each with its own unique culture, language, history and cuisine. With such diversity to be found across the country, Indonesia is an incre...
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A Foodie’s Guide to Travelling Malaysia

Malaysia is quite literally a foodie paradise. Anyone who has ever travelled to the Southeast Asian nation will undoubtedly have come away several kilos heavier than when they arrived because there’s ...
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Epic Drone Photos That Will Inspire You to Visit the Philippines

The Philippines is fast becoming one of Asia’s most popular travel destinations, as visitors are beginning to realise just how much beau...
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