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8 fascinating places to visit on a walkabout in London

Good weather, warm clothes and a comfortable pair of shoes will take you to eight spots of interest, all in a 6.5 km radius.

At -5°C, Sweden’s ice hotel still a favourite with tourists

Built every October from the frozen waters of the nearby River Torne, the winter hotel has 35 bedrooms.

Wild parties – hard work for Brazil’s carnival queens

It's no easy job to reign over the world's wildest celebrations.

Richard Branson launching Virgin Voyages luxury cruises

Launch of Virgin Group's new cruiseliner comes amid turbulent times for the industry owing to fallout from the deadly Covid-19 outbreak.

9 reasons why train travel trumps all others

From giving real value for money, to great views just outside your window and better legroom, read on for why train travel is the best.

8 ways to maintain a healthy diet while traveling

While the urge to snack of local delicacies is tempting, it's important to establish some clear and simple rules to observe throughout your travels.

Crawling with bedbugs, France fights back

Gone in the 1950s, international travel and resistance to insecticides have caused the resurgence of the bloodsucking bugs.

The Ottoman Bank museum charts history in Istanbul

The Ottoman Bank started as a private British commercial bank before becoming a state bank.

How to holiday and still save costs

Here are lots of ways to pare down the cost of your holiday to fit your budget.

Amsterdam to move red light district away from public view

Dutch city says planned 'erotic complex' could include a bed and breakfast for prostitutes as well as a sex club, sex theatre and cafes.

Forbes: London is world’s best destination for 5-star hotels

British capital has 19 hotels that have been awarded five stars by the highly respected Forbes Travel Guide.

Tourism body sees silver lining after Covid-19 hits industry

Mattas secretary-general Nigel Wong says tourism service providers are offering bargain prices.

Moroccan village hopes to draw ‘Game of Thrones’ fans

Inhabitants of this Unesco World Heritage Site are eager for an influx of tourists.

Italy’s Cinque Terre is world’s most Instagrammed villages

Italy has a total of three destinations in the top 10 of a ranking of the most-Instagrammed travel destinations.

Switzerland is safest country to travel in, Singapore second

According to Insurly, a travel insurance comparison website, Switzerland is the world's safest travel destination, scoring 93.4 out of 100.

Port Dickson Army Museum honours military heritage of Malaysia

The Muzium Tentera Darat in Port Dickson depicts the history and sacrifice made by soldiers in the line of duty.

10 cool and surprising things to do in Langkawi

Whether it's sampling local delights, walking along its pristine beaches or visiting its Underwater World, Langkawi is a traveller's dream come true.

Tracing the footsteps of Hang Tuah

Hang Tuah may be based on a real person but his exploits have been embellished over the centuries.

Business booms in locations where ‘Parasite’ was filmed

South Koreans, overjoyed by the success of the movie, are paying visits to spots where scenes were filmed.

Liverpool ‘Beatles pub’ gets top architectural listing

Pub was a favourite hangout of The Beatles and now joins the ranks of other architectural gems like Buckingham Palace and Chatsworth House.

A short visit to Tak Bai in Thailand via Pengkalan Kubor

This article is specifically for those planning on taking this border crossing in Malaysia's east coast to the small town of Tak Bai in Thailand.

Visit the Rilakkuma themed cafe in Seoul for a beary good...

There are many themed cafes in Seoul, including Rilakkuma, dogs and cats.

Bring the caveman out in you at Gunung Senyum Caves

This cave riddled mountain is just 45 minutes from Temerloh in Pahang.

Relive history at Muzium Teknologi Melayu Brunei

This museum exhibits the old technology of the Malays. In particular the Bruneian Malays.

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