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Guide to New South Wales
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Guide to New South Wales

Sleep in a safari tent, slurp fresh oysters and sail alongside dolphins as you take a road trip up the coast of New South Wales

Where to stay in Luang Prabang, Laos
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Where to stay in Luang Prabang, Laos

A new addition in Luang Prabang, the Azerai hotel makes for a good base when exploring this soulful UNESCO-listed old town

The latest restaurants and bars in Bangkok
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The latest restaurants and bars in Bangkok

If you’re in Bangkok and have already made the pilgrimage to your favourite tom yum and pad Thai joints, you might wanna check out these bright new stars of the city’s food scene.

Things to do in Réunion Island
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Things to do in Réunion Island

Helicopter sojourns, active volcanoes and a fairy tale hamlet – Yusuf Hamid highlights the best things to do on Réunion Island

Street food in Siem Reap
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Street food in Siem Reap

Tackling Siem Reap’s street food culture may be a daunting prospect for a new visitor to Cambodia. For that, there is Siem Reap Food Tours

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Five reasons to visit Fiji
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Five reasons to visit Fiji

From zip-lining and jet boating to snorkelling with sharks and a luxury cruise through ancient volcanic islands, here’s why Fiji is the happiest place on Earth

Best things to do in Swan Valley
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Best things to do in Swan Valley

Get buzzed on wine, coffee and chocolate – it’s all in a day’s work in Swan Valley. The scenic region of Western Australia, about a 30-minute drive from Perth, is perfect for hopping between stately wineries, beer breweries and historic towns. Our tip for making the best of it? Work in a full-day wine tour while you’re visiting Perth, and book a tour operator to save you from being stranded, red-faced, with a rental you can’t drive.

Nine reasons to visit Mauritius
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Nine reasons to visit Mauritius

The island nation offers stunning sceneries, but there’s much more to do than merely lounging on the sands, discovers Jake Newby

Secret places in Tokyo to check out
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Secret places in Tokyo to check out

Everyone knows Tsukiji and Shibuya, so check out these lesser-known attractions of the Japanese capital the next time you visit

Adventures in Queenstown
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Adventures in Queenstown

The beginning of autumn in New Zealand means you get to soak in the gorgeous outdoors – and the adventures that come along with it – without the sun’s scorching rays burning a hole through the back of your head. We round up activities on lake, land and sky to check off your dauntless bucket list. But be warned, (most of) these are not for the faint of heart. 

Guide to Busan
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Guide to Busan

Most visitors to South Korea head straight to the frenetic capital, Seoul. Blessing Waung checks out this unsung alternative city to visit

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Family-friendly activities in Johor Bahru
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Family-friendly activities in Johor Bahru

JB's not just for cheap petrol and even cheaper food. Will Chin explores five kid-friendly attractions that's perfect for a weekend getaway

Seminyak and Petitenget
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Seminyak and Petitenget

What to do and where to go on the Island of the Gods

Penang
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Penang

An escapade to the Pearl of the Orient? Skip the dusty travel guide and let Su Aziz and Cheng Sim take you around Penang for 48 hours

Phuket
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Phuket

The biggest island in Thailand is stocked with adventure, cheap food, and – of course – panoramas that’ll make all your friends jealous. But it’s also home to the creature comforts that some of us (including yours truly) look for in a beach getaway. Here’s how to kick back without slumming it out completely.

Hong Kong in 48 hours
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Hong Kong in 48 hours

Your 48-hour guide to the best things to do in Hong Kong

Con Dao islands
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Con Dao islands

After a 1hr plane ride from the frenetic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, the first thing you notice is the silence. With quaint, colonial-era seaside promenades, manicured hedgerows and the occasional loudspeaker issuing forth communist slogans, Con Son, the main (and only inhabited) island on the Con Dao archipelago, feels like it’s stuck in a time warp. 

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Katamama Hotel Seminyak, Bali
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Katamama Hotel Seminyak, Bali

Sofitel Luang Prabang, Laos
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Sofitel Luang Prabang, Laos

Alila Solo, Indonesia
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Alila Solo, Indonesia

X2 Vibe Buriram, Thailand
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X2 Vibe Buriram, Thailand