Travellers are loving Bali to its environmental death. A campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali seeks 1 million signatures before the island’s governor will take action.
Vietnamese cooking is super crunchy fresh and eating on the streets in Hanoi is a must. The Cho Hom Market, open seven days a week and bursting with fresh produce, is the place to go.
Animal rescue organizations are campaigning for better lives for big animals which belong with grass under their feet. Here’s six of the worst zoos in the world you wouldn’t take your children to.
Peter and Mary rode bicycles through 23 countries. Their odyssey was tough, brave and inspiring. Sadly, they were killed in a crash while cycling in Thailand.
Intrepid traveller Ariane Tatas thought the Indian cab driver said he was taking her to a red temple….
One in five women have booked a holiday to get over a relationship break-up. The most popular spots to mend a broken heart: Bali and Thailand for some beach action and lots of spa-style pampering at affordable prices.
Footsteps in Asia is offering a 10-day North Korea tour to provide an insight into a secretive, often reviled country. Everything you see and do will be 100 per cent controlled by the government. But hey, don’t let that stop you.
All the world’s big name hotels are here and The Pullman Jakarta Central Park Hotel is the newest. It looks more like a funky pop-art museum. Cutting edge design at its most hip, and at its most whimsical.
What grabs my attention in Jakarta’s Batavia Square are the candy-colored bicycles for rent, some of them complete with sunhats and sorbet-tinted helmets.This South-East Asian capital is full of surprises.
My lips are numb and tears are running down my burning cheeks. I can’t help it. I’ve belatedly discovered I’m a chilli wimp.