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  • Surfari time: Sri Lanka’s best beaches

    Surfari time: Sri Lanka’s best beaches

    October 16th, 2018Iseult Larkin
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    Surfari time: Sri Lanka’s best beaches. Roughly the size of Ireland, Sri Lanka may be diminutive, but it packs an awful lot in between its palm-fringed shores. This teardrop-shaped island has no fewer than 22 national parks where you can feast your eyes on wild elephants, mugger crocodiles, and if you’re very lucky, maybe even... Read more »

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  • 4 Vietnam travel tips to keep you on the right track

    4 Vietnam travel tips to keep you on the right track

    October 10th, 2018Iseult Larkin
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    4 Vietnam travel tips to keep you on the right track. The Vietnamese have a saying: “A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning”. When it comes to experiencing Vietnam for yourself, you’ll find a lot of truth in this proverb. The crossroads of Southeast Asia, it’s a country of warmth, unsurpassed hospitality... Read more »

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  • Discovering Kanazawa: the rise of Japan’s “Little Kyoto”

    Discovering Kanazawa: the rise of Japan’s “Little Kyoto”

    October 9th, 2018Olivia Rawes
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    Japan Trip: Kanazawa – the rise of “Little Kyoto”. Once one of Japan’s largest cities, in recent decades Kanazawa has languished in the shadow of its better-known rivals. But all that’s changing now, with the west coast city surging on a new wave of optimism boosted by the arrival of the Shinkansen’s high-speed rail links. Kanazawa is well... Read more »

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  • 10 Places to visit in Sri Lanka now

    10 Places to visit in Sri Lanka now

    October 2nd, 2018Georgia Stephens
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    10 Places to visit in Sri Lanka now Sri Lanka hasn’t been on most traveller’s radar for very long, but it’s rapidly gaining in popularity – for good reason. On this island in the Indian Ocean you’ll discover ancient civilisations, tea-swathed hillsides, idyllic beaches and holy mountains. It’s a place where leopards slink through lowland jungles and the... Read more »

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  • Where to eat in Singapore now

    Where to eat in Singapore now

    September 28th, 2018Keith Drew
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    Singapore is the culinary crossroads of Southeast Asia, where Malayan sambal hot sauces meet Chinese noodle dishes and curries from Kerala. Dining out here is a way of life – the local greeting is “Have you eaten yet?” – so make sure you pick the best places to eat in Singapore with the help of... Read more »

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  • Una Una: the Indonesian island on the rise

    Una Una: the Indonesian island on the rise

    September 10th, 2018Marco Ferrarese
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    The Togean archipelago in the Gulf of Tomini, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, made the Rough Guide to 2018. However, Una Una, the northernmost and most secluded of the 56 Togean islands, is the one most definitely on the rise. The only volcanic island in the region, it has a fascinating story behind it. What’s so special... Read more »

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  • Eating insects in Bangkok: the future of food?

    Eating insects in Bangkok: the future of food?

    August 8th, 2018Tamara Hinson
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    Three courses into my tasting menu at what’s regarded as one of Bangkok‘s top restaurants and I’ve reached the moment I’m dreading: the ravioli. But the reason for my weariness isn’t an intolerance to wheat, or the spicy turmeric sauce drizzled over the delicate parcel of meat. It’s the knowledge of what lies beneath – in... Read more »

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  • A guide to diving the Andaman Islands

    A guide to diving the Andaman Islands

    July 26th, 2018Robyn Wilson
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    Some 850 miles off the east coast of India lies a remote and tropical archipelago coated in natural beauty. Its mangrove-lined shores and untouched coral reefs teem with marine life that promises divers of all abilities unique underwater experiences. It is this (and so much more) that places the Andaman and Nicobar Islands among the world’s... Read more »

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  • Japan House: a new cultural crossroad between Britain and Japan

    Japan House: a new cultural crossroad between Britain and Japan

    June 22nd, 2018Eleanna Zanga
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    Travel to Japan has boomed over the past year, with over 300,000 UK visitors rushing to the country in 2017. But if you want to experience the country’s exquisite culture without an 11-hour flight, get yourself down to London’s brand new Japan House, which opens today (June 22). The Art Deco building at 101–111 Kensington... Read more »

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  • Video: 6 places you need to visit in Vietnam

    Video: 6 places you need to visit in Vietnam

    June 8th, 2018Colt St. George
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    Vietnam has long been a favoured haunt for backpackers – and it’s little wonder. The fragrant food markets, leafy tea plantations and generous stretches of unspoilt coastline have no trouble winning over travellers. Planning a trip? From the famous limestone stacks of Ha Long Bay to the chocolatey waterways of the Mekong Delta, here are six must-visit spots... Read more »

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  • The best places to eat in Bangkok

    The best places to eat in Bangkok

    May 10th, 2018Keith Drew
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    With Michelin launching its first ever guide to the city, the food scene in Bangkok is (literally) on everybody’s lips right now. But with an estimated ten thousand new restaurants opening every year in Thailand‘s capital, choosing where to eat can be a minefield. Here’s our guide to five places that you simply can’t afford... Read more »

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  • Revisiting Kyoto: why Japan’s cultural heart will win you over

    Revisiting Kyoto: why Japan’s cultural heart will win you over

    May 8th, 2018Olivia Rawes
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    Kyoto hardly needs an introduction. In a country often associated with logic-defying bullet trains and kaleidoscopic mega cities, Japan’s former imperial capital holds an eternal appeal. It’s traditional Japan distilled – history-steeped tea houses, cherry-blossom-cloaked streets, elaborately sculpted temples – and yet, it’s also a city with a burgeoning modern spirit. Last year Japan recorded... Read more »

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