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.
The quaint Chinese village of Zhouzhuang may not command the same attention as nearby Shanghai, but the town’s preservation as the country’s oldest water town gives travellers the chance to delve into a historically significant past.