Asia

Spring skiing: A journey through the untouched beauty of Tohoku’s Akita and Iwate Prefectures

Japan’s parks transform to a bubblegum pink while the snow is still soft and powdery in northern Honshu.

UNUSUAL PLACES: The abandoned Chicken Church of Java

You won’t believe the bizarre story behind Java’s Chicken Church and what the building was actually supposed to look like.

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21 mind-boggling natural phenomena around the world

From rocks that transport themselves to rainbow rivers we’ve rounded up the most insane natural phenomena in Australia and around the world.

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This unusual 2D cafe will make you feel like you’re in an optical illusion

Step into a real life cartoon. This 2D cafe blurs the lines between reality and imagination. But how do they create this optical illusion?

Australia and Singapore travel bubble

New plans are underway for Australia and Singapore travel bubble

The Australia and Singapore travel bubble is officially in the works after the nation’s leaders reaffirmed their commitment to making it happen within the coming months.

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Singapore approves COVID-19 breath test that works in 1 minute

Singapore’s new technology could allow international travel to resume far sooner than expected.

gold hotel Vietnam

The 24K gold hotel Vietnam has kept hidden, until now

This Hanoi hotel is really taking the meaning gold standard to another level. Dolce by Wyndham is covered in 24K gold, from the external walls to the lobby doors, the rooftop infinity pool and the bathrooms.

Is a Hong Kong travel bubble on the horizon for Australia?

Hong Kong and Singapore are about to start their own travel bubble and they have indicated they would like Australia to join in soon. But will it really happen? What are the obstacles?

The Maldives overwater villas

‘Visit, vaccinate, vacation’: The country offering tourists COVID jabs on arrival

Dreaming of a tropical holiday? With overwater bungalows? This island nation plans to entice tourists with COVID vaccinations on arrival.

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Edible art: 5 foods to make you fall in love with Gifu Prefecture Japan

Not far from Tokyo, Gifu Prefecture is foodie heaven. From the perfect ramen to grilled rice cake, these are the dishes you need to try in Gifu.

Japan is a travel bubble option for Australia

Australian travel bubble prospects for the near future

New Zealand travel is on the horizon, making Aussies wonder where they’ll be able to visit next. Check out Scott Morrison’s list of potential travel bubble prospects for Aussies in the near future.

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Would you dare? China’s new bending bridge is ‘too crazy to exist’

People with vertigo look away. China’s newest landmark will make the hairs at the back of your neck stand up.