Journey to Asia

Borneo

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Going ape

Amy Watkins encounters tempestuous storms, tropical forests and finally, the elusive 'man of the jungle' on an expedition voyage along the coast of Sabah. MORE…

ISSUE 5
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High jinks in the jungle

You're never too young for an adventure, as Lauren Jarvis discovers on a family trip to Borneo. "Dale a tu cuerpo alegria, Macarena, Hey Macarena! Ay!" The unmistakable chant of Los del Río MORE…

Cambodia

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Rising star

The good times have returned to Cambodia's sleepy Riviera, bringing a new crop of eco-lodges and chic seafood restaurants. By Fiona Dunlop.

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India

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Carefree in Kerala

India can overwhelm the first-time western visitor with its unfamiliar sights, sounds and aromas, which is why John Lewisohn chose to take his children off the beaten track to tranquil Kerala. MORE…

ISSUE 7
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Fit for a king

On a rail journey through the heart of India, Roger Norum experiences faded beauty and endless colonial charm. "There are people in the world who have seen India," our turbaned butler, Prakash MORE…

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God's own country

Sue Bryant discovers a slice of heaven in India's tropical deep south. We arrived in Kerala on one of those bleary-eyed night flights, the kind when you're so tired you no longer know or care what day MORE…

Japan

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Staying chilled

Andy Jarosz experiences the wonders of a northern Japanese winter, both man-made and natural. As I walk between a magnificent Indian monument and an imposing Malaysian government building, MORE…

Jordan

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Desert dreams

Jordan's real beauty lies in the hospitable people and the great outdoors. Matthew Teller uncovers some of the Kingdom's most authentic experiences. MORE…

Malaysia

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A taste of the tropics

From the ancient trading port of Melaka to the swish food courts of Kuala Lumpur and the rainforests of Borneo, Malaysian cuisine never ceases to surprise, as Tamara Thiessen discovers. MORE…

Maldives

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Beyond the beach

The Maldives may be famous as the ultimate paradise for spas and honeymoons but there's plenty to tempt the active traveller. By Adriaane Pielou. MORE…

Oman

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Liquid gold

John Lewisohn follows the ancient frankincense trail to the deep south of Oman. The pungent smell of fish mixed with the evocative, smoky aroma of frankincense hung heavy in the air MORE…

Seychelles

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Heaven on Earth

Beyond the stunning beaches and the sybaritic lifestyle, Karl Cushing discovers a rich diversity in the Seychelles. As I hiked through Praslin's Vallée de Mai, I gazed around in wonder MORE…

Sri Lanka

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A new dawn

Sri Lanka has faced some intense challenges but is now opening up previously inaccessible areas to visitors. Anna Nicholas goes exploring As droplets of warm rain kissed my face, the tuk tuk driver MORE…

Thailand

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Thai buys

Thailand has pulled out all the stops to make shopping an adventure, from the glitziest malls to the most rustic of night markets. By Jane Egginton. Bolts of silk, paper umbrellas in rainbow hues MORE…

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Adventure in the East

From kickboxing like Jackie Chan to caring for your own elephant, Thailand has endless attractions for families. By Kate Wicker. The sun is ablaze when we arrive at the Four Seasons Resort nestled MORE…

The Silk Road

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Jewels of the Silk Road

Stretching 6,500 km from Asia to Europe, the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road are dotted with exotic cities known to Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. Paul Connolly follows in their MORE…

Turkey

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Kingdom of caves

Zoë Smith explores the underground dwellings and fairy chimneys of enchanting Cappadocia. This is how the Hittite tribes travelled," my guide Ibo tells me as we saddle up our horses MORE…

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Turkish delight

The only capital city to span two continents, Istanbul is equally happy embracing east and west, from a skyline of minarets and skyscrapers to the call of the muezzin competing with lounge music from MORE…

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Culinary capital

Tina Walsh visits Gaziantep, considered by Turks to be the world capital of baklava.The mercury is nudging 40°C and I'm standing in the middle of an industrial-sized kitchen, sporting MORE…