"Stop, revive and survive." It is a familiar and important message for holiday drivers.January 28, 2010, 12:31 pm
Jurong Bird Park, Singapore Zoo and Night Safari are stars in their own country and part of a luminary list of the world's best places to see animals.January 27, 2010, 6:00 am
A city in central China has renamed a mountain after the US blockbuster movie Avatar, which set a Chinese box office record until its run in the country was cut short.January 26, 2010, 12:44 pm
Tourists in Beijing are already enjoying the snowy winter wonderland inside the city's Bird's Nest stadium, but next week they will be able to enjoy another kind of wonderland - one made of chocolate.January 20, 2010, 9:02 am
US film giant Universal Studios has signed a deal with South Korean partners to build its biggest theme park in Asia at a cost of about three trillion won ($2.88 billion).January 19, 2010, 12:48 pm
Indeterminately aged women stare vacantly from open windows. An old man with a wispy beard sucks contently on a cigarette and gives us a welcoming nod.January 18, 2010, 11:00 am
Top managers at Vietnamese budget airline Jetstar Pacific, part-owned by Australia's Qantas, violated maintenance regulations, according to official media reports.January 13, 2010, 12:00 pm
On top of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, groups of tourists find themselves staring down at an apocalyptic vision of a towering city shrouded in a menacing grey smog.January 5, 2010, 10:09 am
Most travellers exploring the southern Indian State of Kerala arrive expecting palm-fringed beaches, misty upland tea gardens and resorts that promise to banish the toxins associated with an indulgent Western lifestyle.January 4, 2010, 1:58 pm
Restaurants at the top of skyscrapers tend to have prices as elevated as their location without dishes to match the drama of the panoramic city views.January 4, 2010, 12:30 pm
A Japanese bathhouse is a great leveller: it matters little that you speak no Japanese and that your fellow bathers speak no English.December 24, 2009, 8:30 am
A pair of Chinese pandas have helped a Taiwan zoo attract an extra half-a- million visitors since their arrival from the mainland last year.December 21, 2009, 1:00 pm
Japan’s kimono, the traditional, colourful, formal wraparound garment, is in danger of extinction.December 21, 2009, 10:30 am
Five minutes. That's about how long it took to fall in love with the Malaysian fishing village-turned port city-turned tourist hotspot of Malacca.December 17, 2009, 6:30 am
The bustle of Kuta's main streets already a distant memory, we rode down the mountain at top speed with the cool breeze in our faces.December 16, 2009, 12:30 pm
A top minister has slammed Malaysia's taxi drivers, saying they are more of a problem for the tourism industry than the nation's notoriously filthy toilets.December 10, 2009, 9:19 am
Mama looks up from her rattan broom and offers a small smile and nod of acknowledgment.December 9, 2009, 6:30 am
Asia's recovering tourism industry has been given a shot in the arm by Virgin Blue's regional offshoot, Pacific Blue, which has launched its direct twice- weekly Perth to Phuket service.November 30, 2009, 7:56 am
Having made a 360-degree turn in its fortunes and safety record in four years, Garuda Indonesia is embarking on an expansion program aimed at promoting Jakarta as the main stopover for Aussies going to Europe and Asia.November 27, 2009, 9:40 am
One must be careful about "research of one"- taking a set of personal coincidences and calling them a trend. But the travel industry bears out my very recent experiences of people heading overseas to get married.November 23, 2009, 2:07 pm
As a child, Africa caught Stephen Scourfield's attention; Lesotho caught his heart.
Travelling from Muscat to Nizwa and the Hajar Mountains brings echoes from the past.
Culture lives in the food of Rome, and through that comes the importance of family.
From the fishwheels of the Tr'ondek Hwech'in tribe to Call of the Wild.
From cities to agricultural lands, Stephen Scourfield is submerged in a favourite place, India.
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