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Away from the madding crowd at Perhentian Islands

if you are looking for a relaxing no-frills holiday the Perhentian Islands could be just the place for you.

Budget friendly to-do list for the semester break

Here are some suggestions if you’re unsure how to spend your semester break.

US researchers study self-weighing strategy to help prevent holiday weight gain

People are most susceptible to gaining weight during vacations and during the holidays.

Venezuela declares holiday as new nationwide blackout hits

Caracas is facing a nationwide blackout after the Nicolas Maduro government claims an 'attack' targeting its main hydroelectric plant

6 gorgeous yet affordable Asian destinations to visit in 2019

Asia has plenty to offer in terms of culture, landscape and cuisine, and with proper planning, some destinations can be relatively light on the wallet too.

Best honeymoon destinations for newlyweds

The best honeymoon destination for you depends on what kind of couple you are and what you are looking for.

‘Gangster’ Peppa back in China’s good graces in Year of the...

Peppa is playing a starring role as China ushers in the Year of the Pig on Tuesday.

Club Med embarks on overheated holiday escape

Buying into Club Med now may not be nearly as relaxing as heading to one of its resorts.

Pinterest releases its picks of top travel trends for 2019

Travellers are seeking respite from urban, concrete jungle life and looking up small towns, bucolic views and bed and breakfast accommodations for a quaint holiday.

‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

Israeli chefs are giving the Hanukkah doughnut a higher purpose as Jews indulge in the sweet, doughy treat for the holiday.

Over a third of Brits are full of stress rather than...

Time is also a factor, with 27% stressed about not having enough time to get things done and 17% worrying that deliveries of food and presents won't arrive on time.

After makeover, Philippines welcomes tourists back to cleaner, leaner Boracay

The Philippines reopened its top holiday island on Friday and promised sustainable tourism and a greener environment, welcoming back visitors after a six-month cleanup ordered by a president who had described it a 'cesspool'.

Lonely Planet releases top 10 lists of best travel destinations 2019

When it comes to proclaiming the world's best destinations, there is literally and truly a world of possibilities.

Indonesia’s Traveloka is said in talks to raise US$400 million

With a population of more than 620 million and a growing middle class, Southeast Asia’s online travel market is expected to triple from US$26.6 billion in 2017 to US$76.6 billion in 2025.

This new Google tool tells you when to buy holiday season...

New insights from Google reveal that right now—late August—might be the best time to start thinking about your holiday travels if you want to get the best flight or hotel deal.

Saudi king holidays in unfinished mega city NEOM

NEOM appears to be an unusual holiday destination for the 82-year-old monarch, better known for spending his annual summer vacations in exotic locations such as Morocco.

Hamilton in holiday mood after Hungarian victory

The four-times world champion’s fifth win of the season for Mercedes left him on 213 points to 189 for Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.

Indonesian stocks slump most in six weeks after Eid holiday

Equity traders in the country caught up with the volatility that played out earlier in other Asian markets due to deepening trade tensions between the US and China.

Cops ‘aware’ Najib holidaying with family in Langkawi

Kedah police chief Zainal Abidin Kasim urges people not to speculate and make wild accusations.

Najib and Rosmah in Langkawi for holiday

They came with 13 family members.

Apandi denies his office is under lockdown

​After earlier news report of barricades, Attorney-General says his​ officers have​​ given feedback that they ​were allowed to enter the ​building in Putrajaya.

Top 10 Easter destinations for Asia-Pacific travellers

Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru are at 8th and 10th place on the list.

French vacationers use smartphone for selfies, Italians for underwater pictures

48% of English, German and Swedish travelers use their mobile phones less during their vacation time, while 45% of French travelers admit using their mobile in the same way as the rest of the year.

Thai tourism body says it opposes ‘sex tourism’

Thailand's tourism body has said in a statement that it "strongly opposes any form of sex tourism" as it hopes to welcome a record number of holiday-makers this year.