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Following its indepedence on 20 May 2002, East Timor became the only Asian country to be located completely in the Southern Hemisphere.
Some destinations evoke mental images the moment their names are mentioned, and Vietnam is one of them. A frenetic and fascinating country, it calls t...
An essential stop on the hippie trail in the 1960s, beautiful Afghanistan has been devastated by years of war. Renowned for its epic countryside and r...
 Officially the highest country on Earth, lofty Nepal is commonly referred to as the “roof of the world.” That seems like a fitting moniker for t...
North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) shares borders with China, the Sea of Japan, the Yellow Sea and the demilitarised zone (separating...
The other Southeast Asia, the Philippines is where Asia and Europe collide, over a sprawl of sand-circled tropical islands. Here, Catholic traditions ...
The attractions of Thailand are myriad – ruined cities, ancient monasteries, Buddhist monks, colourful hill tribes, floating markets, rave parties, ...
Closed to the outside world until the seventies, Bhutan may have opened the door to tourism, but it remains something of an enigma to modern traveller...

City guides

Overlooked by tea plantations and forested hills, and sat beside the gorgeous West Lake, Hangzhou is one of China's most cherished cities.
Bustling and energetic, Osaka is a thriving metropolis with a distinct commercial culture and with a regional identity that sets it apart from elsewhe...
Delhi is a city of jarring juxtapositions: extreme wealth and outstanding beauty often alongside brutal poverty and filth, modern shopping malls contr...
Beijing is one of those wonderful cities that manages to combine the historic with the modern, and pull off both with aplomb.
At first glance, Hong Kong is nothing short of daunting: a thicket of skyscrapers perched on a South China Sea island. But the city can be one of the ...
Manila’s joie de vivre doesn’t radiate from crusty cultural heritage or iconic landmarks but from pulsating 24/7 energy reflecting Manileños’s ...
Ruling as Japan’s imperial capital for more than a thousand years, Kyoto is a city steeped in historic lore and legacy, where ancient cobbled street...
Shining skyscrapers towering above stunning Shinto shrines, and flashing neon lights bathing kimono-clad women: this is Tokyo and it’s a city that t...

Ski resorts

The city of Furano is located in the geographical centre of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido.
Niseko is on Japan's main northern island of Hokkaido, about 100km (62 miles) west of the island’s capital Sapporo. It is based on Mount Niseko A...
Hakuba ski resort is in the Nagano prefecture of central Japan. It is located on Honshu, Japan's largest island, about one hour from Nagano city.
Rusutsu is located in the southwestern region of Japan's most northerly island, Hokkaido.
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