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Tourism’s Top Destinations & Markets

Among the top destinations in the world in terms of tourism earnings in 2017, Japan entered the top 10 in 10th place after six straight years of double-digit growth while, Russia re-entered the top 10 of world spenders at eighth place. Spain rose to become the world’s second most-visited destination…

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Hong Kong High Speed Rail

The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link has been running between Guangzhou Nan and Shenzhen Bei since December 2011, and the long-delayed Hong Kong section will be operational on September 23 – it was originally scheduled for 2015. Once opened, travellers will get access from West Kowloon station to 44 locations…

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Asia’s Best and Worst Cities for Airport Transfers

Siem Reap was found to provide the fastest journey (26 mins) from airport to city centre, while the trip from Tokyo-Narita takes the longest – almost two hours (100 mins). Journeys from Kuala Lumpur, Seoul and Hong Kong airports are most efficient, averaging less than one minute per kilometre. Car…

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New Airline Routes

  Taiwan’s China Airlines now operates codeshare flights with Japan Airlines for seven domestic routes in Japan, including Sapporo-Niigata, Sapporo-Hanamaki, Fukuoka-Miyazaki, Fukuoka-Hanamaki, Fukuoka-Amami, Kagoshima-Amami and Kagoshima-Tokunoshima. The two carriers have been full partners on all international routes between Taiwan and Japan since 2017. Drukair (Royal Bhutan Airlines) has launched its latest route between…

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Travel Tips

The Selfie Tragedy

  The trendsetter. It sparked massively popular social media trends. It was the basis of a viral hit song produced by the EDM sensation The Chainsmokers. It influenced the demand and development of an entire mobile phone industry.   Ever since the “selfie” became a global phenomenon, this self-taken portrait…

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Essential Guide to Budget Backpacking in Vietnam

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Outdoor Photography

If you’re the type of traveller who needs images or videos to accompany every single minute of your adventure, then here are some alternative options for those who don’t want the hassle of lugging their DSLRs with the accompanying lenses. Not only do they take up space and weight, they…

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