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4.75
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Destination: Hanoi
Trip type: Cultural
Hanoi, a breathtaking mix of vibrant culture, history, food and scooters - feel the buzz...... read more »
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4.625
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Destination: Sabah, Sandakan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural, Eco
Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history... read more »
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Shopping, massage, henna tattoos, restaurants, yoga, romantic views… Rajasthan has it all for a group of women travellers – and a homestay, living with locals, is a safe and friendly way to see it ... read more »
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Destination: Kathmandu, Nepal
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital... read more »
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Cultural
In the northernmost reaches of Japan lies Osorezan, or "Fear Mountain". Here, you can picnic with the dead and meet shaman priestesses, many of them blind, who commune with spirits... read more »
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4
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Destination: Hue
Hue, the ancient former capital and residence of Emperors, is a perfect location to explore the cultural heart and soul of Vietnam... read more »
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3
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Destination: Tokyo, Nagoya, Kobe, Nara, Osaka
Trip type: Cultural
Kyoto is Japan’s prettiest city and an ideal base for exploring central Japan... read more »
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3
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Destination: Seoul, Panmunjom
As the capital of a little country sandwiched between Japan and China, Seoul can really hold its own... read more »
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Destination: Phnom Penh
Phnom Pehn hosts its annual Water & Moon Festival on 16th to 18th November 2013. People will travel from all over Cambodia and the world to celebrate the boat races and unique reversing waters. ... read more »
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Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Ho Chi Min City - Phu Quoc... read more »
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Destination: Hiroshima
Hiroshima will never fully escape its awful history. But this ultra-modern and chaotic Japanese now city offers plenty to entice visitors seeking an exciting long-haul city break ... read more »
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It's right to acknowledge Hiroshima's past – but not to dwell on it. The hectic, joyful city with a strong food culture is an hour from the Miyajima temples and accessible from Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo... read more »
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It is one of Europe's least-known cities, with fine wines and a cuisine that blends Persian, Mediterranean and Russian influences. Here's how to dine out in Tbilisi, capital of the Republic of Georgia... read more »
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The epicentre of the spice trade in the 15th century and once colonised by the Portuguese and Dutch, Melaka today is a melting pot of cultures and the home of some fantastic food... read more »
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Destination: Japan
Trip type: Adventure, Cultural
It's a world away from frenetic Tokyo and the dash for the bullet train – the Daishi religion, and its heartland high up on Mount Koya in Japan, where visitors can stay and live like Buddhist monks... read more »
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Destination: Phnom Penh
Trip type: Cultural
Phnom Penh is attracting more and more visitors keen to spend time in this laidback country and explore both the dark and the delightful sides of the Cambodian capital... read more »
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Destination: Ulan Bator
Trip type: Cultural
After a week in the Siberian wilderness, Ulan Baatur was a noisy, dusty shock to the system - but a chance encounter on Sukhbaatur Square changed all that... read more »
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Destination: Tbilisi
With the travel industry ever on the lookout for 'the new Prague’, it’s surprising that Georgia’s capital city of Tblisi hasn’t yet joined the hit list ... read more »
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Destination: Baku, Sheki
Trip type: Cultural
Azerbaijan’s oil wealth is transforming the little-known former Soviet republic, but behind Baku’s modern façade lies a traditional heart best explored through a long musical heritage... read more »
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