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From kimono-clad geishas singing karaoke in Kyoto to Buddhist monks whizzing around Tokyo on motorbikes, Japan is a fascinating land of contrasts, a h...
Colossal, dizzying and fiercely, endlessly foreign, China is a destination not easily compared to anywhere else on the planet. Home to approximately o...
Most people would struggle to find Uzbekistan on a map, let alone get around to visiting. But while this Central Asian nation remains a mystery to the...
The other Southeast Asia, the Philippines is where Asia and Europe collide, over a sprawl of sand-circled tropical islands. Here, Catholic traditions ...
It might be one of Southeast Asia’s smallest countries, but Cambodia can compete with the big boys when it comes to must-see sights. Once the preser...
The attractions of Thailand are myriad – ruined cities, ancient monasteries, Buddhist monks, colourful hill tribes, floating markets, rave parties, ...
Mongolia is far-flung and little visited yet has much to offer, from the stunning scenery and wildlife of mountains and deserts to the emerging luxury...
Following its indepedence on 20 May 2002, East Timor became the only Asian country to be located completely in the Southern Hemisphere.

City guides

The gateway to the northern Thai hills, Chiang Mai has grown far beyond its medieval city walls, but its temple-lined backstreets still conjure up the...
Home to Bollywood, India's fashion capital and a centre for the gem trade, Mumbai can be overwhelming, but this city of contrasts is also endlessly fa...
Jakarta, the sprawling, smoggy capital of Indonesia, will frustrate, entice, aggravate and beguile - few places in this part of Asia are as challengin...
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...
Also known as the Lion City, the confident and dynamic city-state of Singapore surprises many visitors with its striking blend of Asian cultures, ethn...
Macau is a fascinating dichotomy: a laid-back fusion of Mediterranean and Asian architecture, food, lifestyles and temperaments, and the pulsating ‘...
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...
Bustling and energetic, Osaka is a thriving metropolis with a distinct commercial culture and with a regional identity that sets it apart from elsewhe...

Ski resorts

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.
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...
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