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Famous the world over for his exquisite shoes, follow in the footsteps of Jimmy Choo as he shares his favourite parts of Malaysia - his treasured homeland... read more »
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Taking a trip into the tropical rainforest of Taman Negara, peninsular Malaysia's premier national park, is a chance to get back to basics and immerse yourself in all things wild and wonderful... read more »
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Destination: Bangkok, Chiang Mai
Trip type: Gap Year
Looking for somewhere to stay in Thailand without blowing all your baht? Check out these backpacker gems in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Chang and Koh Phangan... read more »
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5
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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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5
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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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5
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Destination: Taiwan, Taipei
Eye of newt and toe of frog – Macbeth’s witches could have done the weekly grocery shop in fascinating Taipei, while Harry Potter could fill his tuckbox for Hogwarts ... read more »
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5
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Destination: Beijing
Avoid the stressful haggling of Yashow and the tourist crowds of the Silk Market in Beijing. Instead, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, stay and find a real bargain in the Chinese capital... read more »
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Destination: Hong Kong
My love affair with Hong Kong and its food and culture inspired me to become the chef I am today. Explore it with me, and I'll take you to some of my favourite haunts... read more »
#9/43
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5
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Destination: Bangkok
Lumpini Park is Bangkok's oldest, largest, and most loved public park. Get there at 5am and watch, or join in, as the daily workout for health conscious residents begins... read more »
#10/43
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5
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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 »
#11/43
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4.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Bangkok
Beyond the thronging streets of Bangkok lies an island where cars are forbidden and the skyline is no higher than a palm tree. Ko Kred is the perfect remedy when the bustling city becomes too much... read more »
#12/43
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4.5
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Destination: New Delhi
In New Delhi, India, even the culture shock of stepping from the airport can be unbearable if you have never been to Asia. This guide will help budget travellers get to grips with the Indian capital... read more »
#13/43
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4.666665
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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 »
#14/43
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4.333335
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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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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Chiang Mai
Trip type: Cultural, Shopping
Chiang Mai is Thailand's crowning glory. Encircled by dense forest, mystic mountain temples and ancient hill tribes, this ancient and spiritual northern city is not to be missed... read more »
#16/43
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Destination: Cebu City
The Philippines is a great destination. With 1,701 islands to choose from there is a dream holiday there for everyone. This was my first visit to the island of Cebu and I’ll certainly be back.... read more »
#17/43
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Bangkok
Trip type: Cultural, Eco, Shopping
Searching for something a little different to take home from your holiday? Fed up with haggling over the price of things? The regular Thai Craft Fair in Bangkok might just be the place for you ... read more »
#18/43
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4
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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 »
#19/43
Rating:
4
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Destination: Mumbai (Bombay)
The chaotic Indian setting for hit movie Slumdog Millionaire, cricket-obsessed Mumbai will shock, seduce, sadden, charm and confound you in equal measure... read more »
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Rating:
4
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Destination: Ko Tao
Bask beneath swaying palms with a plate full of fresh fruit and a cool drink while watching the sun rise before a dive. Welcome to Turtle Island - one of Thailand's last secret beauty spots... read more »
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