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Destination: Kyoto
When seeking something unique in Kyoto, forget Gion. Instead, head for Kanga-an, a temple tucked away in a residential area and boasting the most unlikely of features – an idyllic bar run by monks... read more »
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Home to the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala is a taste of Tibet in India. Head into the foothills of the Himalayas, and you can catch a glimpse of His Holiness himself and sample the cuisine of Tibetan exiles... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Harajuku, a district propelled into western consciousness by moody gothic Lolitas and a certain Ms Stefani, has much more to offer a visitor than a bizarre photo opportunity.... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
If you're after a taste of the high life, Hong Kong can deliver in spades, with ultra-luxe hotels, superb restaurants, top-class shopping and nightlife enough for any party animal... read more »
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Destination: Hainan
After the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, head for Hainan Island. It's a 90-minute hop across the South China Sea, with tropical beaches, peerless seafood, a great hotel – and excellent golf... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Tokyo is exquisite. There is an attention to detail that is utterly charming, and you feel like a child in a sweet shop as you walk the streets of Asakusa, finding treasure at every turn... read more »
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Amidst the vibrant tangle of waterways, expressways, streets and sois, where in Bangkok do you go for good food? This seven stop guide lists dining experiences from the unforgettable to the altruistic... read more »
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Destination: Singapore
Let me take you on an all day journey around the choicest cuts of the Lion City from breakfast by the river to nightlife at the quay... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
If you want to impress the love of your life with a romantic break full of excitement and imagination, then Hong Kong is the place to indulge in a luxurious love-getaway... read more »
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Vietnam now offers the traditional attractions of the East alongside modern restaurants, bars and accommodation, as the country bids to become the new Thailand... read more »
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Break your jouney to Oz with a stopover in the vibrant city of Hong Kong, where there's a wealth of experiences to be had, foods to be tasted and stunning landscapes to explore ... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
From seafood restaurants reached only by Chinese junk to opulent dens serving perfect daiquiris or sky-high Szechuan cuisine, Hong Kong has plenty of romantic places for a date. Here is my pick... read more »
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Destination: Nagano
Nagano to me doesn't mean skiing. To me it means crisp air, delicious food, and one of the most revered temples in Japan. Do yourself a favour and take a visit to 'The roof of Japan'... read more »
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Destination: Udon Thani
We get away from the crowds and out into the countryside of Isan in north east Thailand to discover a fascinating culture, searingly hot Thai food and genuine hospitality... read more »
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With its colourful tropical flowers, spiritual temples, white sandy beaches, warm turquoise waters, smiling people and luxurious resorts, Bali is the perfect dream holiday destination... read more »
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The locals sprinkle peanuts on even a simple salad in Thailand. But as long as you're sensible, food allergies shouldn't prevent you from visiting this ancient, exciting and friendly land... read more »
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Destination: Taipei
Visit the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, and you'll find much that's strange and unfamiliar to Westerners - but plenty to tickle the tastebuds, satisfy any shopaholic urges, and keep you entertained... read more »
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Destination: Taipei
In the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, the famous Shilin night market is a shopper’s paradise and the place to go for some rather unusual snacks... read more »
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Destination: Tokyo
Trip type: Food and Drink
For a backpacker arriving in Tokyo, there is nothing like a visit to Tsukiji fish market for getting to know Japanese culture. Bloody, frenetic, vast and confusing, it is an essential rite of passage... read more »
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Destination: Goa, Goa
Heading to north Goa for a fix of winter sun? When you fancy a break from Indian and Goan food, there are some great restaurants serving up top-notch European and Chinese dishes. Check these out...... read more »
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