Places in Asia
India pulsates with a spectacular mix of people, traditions and landscapes. Your journey through this mind-stirring country will blaze in your memory long after you've left its shores. The Great Outdoors From the soaring snow-dusted peaks of the northern mountains to the sultry sun-washed beaches of the southern coast, India's dramatic terrain is breathtaking.
Friendly and fun-loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches to the ever-comforting Thai smile. Fields & Forests In between the cluttered cities and towns is the rural heartland, a mix of rice paddies, tropical forests and squat villages tied to the agricultural clock.
Tours and activities
Tips and articles
A tour of Astana's wacky and wonderful architecture
Kazakhstan might be best known for its nomadic roots, but its new capital city, Astana, is making waves with a surrealist skyline...
Circumnavigating Seoul: Hiking the ancient city wall
In the 600-plus years that Seoul has been Korea’s capital, the city has changed in many respects, save one: it’s kept its original city wall...
Destination Seminyak: a guide to Bali's cool corner
The grown-up neighbour to Bali's party centre of Kuta, Seminyak has attracted travellers in-the-know for years with its hip hotels, cool cafes, slick bars and boutique shopping...
Northern Thailand on two wheels
Thailand’s ubiquitous and scrawny scooters may not exactly inspire Easy Rider-style notions of freedom on the open road...