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A Nanjing adventure


Fiona

Sprawling university city Nanjing is one of the calmest and most peaceful places in the East. It might not have the must-see reputation of fellow Chinese cities Beijing and Shanghai, but Nanjing is a...

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Top reads for India


James

Like most travellers, before I departed for my eight month trip round India I had trawled through my guidebooks and scoured the web to find lesser known places around the country and interesting...

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Colombo: Discover a different side to Sri Lanka


Anthony Ryan

Colombo has gone from strength to strength as a popular tourist destination in the last handful of years, and this is in no small part thanks to its unique make-up.

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The Maldives from beneath the waves


Anthony Ryan

A combination of warm waters, great visibility and a truly wondrous amount of marine life has made the Maldives one of the fastest rising dive sites in terms of popularity over the last few years.

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Lijiang: What to see


Anthony Ryan

The southern Chinese city of Lijiang is a place of two halves, with a picturesque Old Town and ultra modern New Town. The former is a labyrinth of cobbled streets and, despite an earthquake in 1996,...

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New Delhi and Old Delhi - comparing and contrasting the differences


Anthony Ryan

India's capital city can be split into two distinct areas - New Delhi and Old Delhi, and while they continue to grow side by side, each retains its own charms. Old Delhi is the most historic part of...

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Where to go in 2015


Anthony Ryan

Need some inspiration for your travels in 2015? We've picked out some of our new favourites (and a couple of classics) to help you with this difficult decision. As ever, our team of specialist travel...

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Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh: A tale of two cities


Anthony Ryan

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City both have their own draws but if you haven’t the time to take in both, read our handy guides to learn more about these vibrant, varied cities.

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On the tiger trail in India


Anthony Ryan

Travelling to India to see tigers is the sort of trip that some people only get to make once in a lifetime. In 2010, the Indian government published a survey, which suggested that just 1,711 tigers...

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Thailand’s natural attractions


Anthony Ryan

Known for its natural beauty, Thailand is characterised by tropical beaches and lush jungle landscapes. The nation is rife with nature and you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking out a...

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