Asia

Guide to Hokkaido: from Sapporo to Hakodate

Guide to Hokkaido: from Sapporo to Hakodate

Discover how to spend a week in the northernmost of Japan’s four main islands in our guide to Hokkaido, from Sapporo to Hakodate.

Hoi An: the perfect cultural family holiday

Hoi An: the perfect cultural family holiday

Puppetry and rice paddies: five reasons why Hoi An, Vietnam is the perfect destination for a cultural family holiday.

The taste of the real Japan

Kanagawa Prefecture offers visitors a little bit of everything from beaches to mountains, all of which are easily accessed by the region’s smooth rail system.

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Plain of Jars in Laos

Much has been made of the mysterious Plain of Jars in Phonsavan, Laos, which scatter the plains of the Xiangkhoang Plateau

Laos through the lens

Laos entices the senses with the colour, sounds and enticing aromas of a culture that has maintained its composure for hundreds of years

Back-Roads Touring launches into Asia

The small group touring specialist has announced its expansion into Asia, with eight new tours including Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia

Discover the hidden gems of Asia in 2018

Asia travel specialists Wendy Wu highlights some of the region’s most beautiful gems to inspire you on your next trip to Asia

Dream Cruises to set LEGO world record for World Dream

Dream Cruises aims to break LEGO world record as it celebrates the arrival of World Dream

Relax at Shangri-La’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa

The largest luxury resort in Sri Lanka, located along the ancient Spice Route in a city steeped in history and natural beauty

Okinawa: Asia's gateway

A visit to Okinawa’s historic sites is a journey into Okinawan history—with each castle, district or spiritual center providing a window into the culture and traditions of the Okinawan people, past and present

Xi'an: Beyond ancient city walls

Steeped in history and culture, the ancient capital of China offers a glimpse into its rich imperial past at every turn

Lunching in Laos

Laos offers itself on a plate for the adventurous traveller