Though it’s not exactly a bullet train, the Shika-shima is Japan’s most luxurious rail experience, a mix of luxury, design, and service.
No dish says Lion City like laksa, but from the Chinese diaspora to Katong there’s a whole lot more to this Singapore staple than meets the eye – or the taste buds.
On a fruitless quest for the feisty snakeheads of Thailand, John McMahon finds magical bridges, underwater temples, and rural Thai charm.
It’s a seven-day mountain bike race with a vertical gain of 50,000 meters through the Himalayas. It’s the Hero MTB Himalaya mountain bike challenge.
There are Sudanese cheetahs and Arabian oryx on an island in the Persian Gulf called Sir Bani Yas. To see it, there is no other way than Anantara.
The lack of human intervention in the DMZ means that wildlife has had a chance to bounce back. For the birdwatcher, this makes for some decent sightings at the 38th parallel.
When Paul Theroux set out from his local stop on the London underground to the farthest reaches of Asia by rail, he would go on to write one of the greatest travelogues of the modern age. But Asia has changed.
At a small temple in Ratchaburi outside of Bangkok, the centuries-old shadow puppet shows of Thailand’s national epic, the Ramakien, continue for a new generation.
Cheong Fatt Tze’s Blue Mansion in Penang – recently garnering fame for its role in Crazy Rich Asians – is a blend of cultures, an architectural curiosity, and a luxury hotel in the heart of George Town.
Of the few remaining habitats left of the orangutans, Bukit Lawang inside Gunung Leuser National Park is the best known, a place for seeing and saving the red ape of Sumatra.
Kanazawa has been ahead of the gold-leaf food craze for about 400 years. Today, travelers can get gilded sushi, ice cream, and korokke in this lovable Japanese destination.