A subset of the hugely popular Shinjuku nightlife district, the bars of Golden Gai are a popular hangout for artsy..
Held on Sado Island in the Sea of Japan, the Earth Celebration encompasses workshops, seminars, nature walks and an arts..
Bittersweet. Who can resist that? And the island of Banda Neira in Indonesia’s eastern Maluku province is one of the..
The World Sacred Spirit Festival brings together disparate talents – Sufi singers, sitar supremos, a Malian kora master, an Andalusian..
Back in the 1970s Soviet geologists identified a promising oil field in Turkmenistan’s Karakum Desert about 260 kilometres north of..
When I saw the boat, I knew. At the bottom of the muddy riverbank was a wispy shell of..
Banyan Tree chose Yunnan for their first foray into the Chinese hotel business, and in the process, they created two miraculous..
They dance in the streets in Shangri-la. By 8 o’clock in the evening, the main square in the old town..
My masseuse’s name is Soong, and she appears to be trying to break my leg. I’m face up and she’s..
I am thinking about travelling to Bhutan. I’ve heard it’s really expensive and I’m not sure how to go about booking a tour or organising a visa.
Bhutan is hugely expensive. In order to preserve its culture and environment, the kingdom restricts the number of visitors it..