Stories: Asia

Arrivals & Departures: Wild times: Seeing a different side to Hong Kong

Angie Tomlinson

Hong Kong’s best photographers have captured a side to the city a world away from the skyscrapers.

Arrivals & Departures: Thrill the kids with a safari, space or underwater-themed hotel suite

Angie Tomlinson

The Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s new family suites will push the kids’ excitement levels into the stratosphere.

Arrivals & Departures: Hong Kong gets festive: Top events in 2018

Angie Tomlinson

The colourful Chinese New Year, Rugby Sevens and dragon dancing: this year there'll be a jam-packed calendar of events for anyone heading to, or passing through, Hong Kong.

Travel Story: Helly Kitty: Konnichiwa to Japan's cute cat obsession

Stephen Scourfield

With the prospect of direct flights between Perth and Tokyo, Stephen Scourfield finds Japanese culture alive and well — in a cartoon cat.

Arrivals & Departures: Our Favourite Travel Moments: Breakfast with orang-utans in Singapore

Angie Tomlinson

The zoos, the gardens, the fusion of big city with nature: Singapore proves it's no mere stopover but a family holiday destination that can absolutely delight.  

Arrivals & Departures: Our Favourite Travel Moments: Touring India's Route 66 on a classic motorbike

Stephen Scourfield

For our Travel Editor, India and bikes are the perfect combination...

Travel Story: Mt Agung and travel insurance: What to do next

Angie Tomlinson

The bad news is your flight to Bali has been cancelled because Mt Agung has erupted. The good news is you've bought your travel insurance before insurers slapped on exclusions when Mt Agung became a "known event".

Arrivals & Departures: Holiday with some of Australia’s best-loved personalities in 2018

Angie Tomlinson

Join Aussies including Maggie Beer, George Negus and The Biggest Loser's the Commando from Mongolia to Kangaroo Island.

Travel Story: A taste of the royal life on Thailand's Koh Si Chang

John Borthwick

Like all good islands, sleepy Koh Si Chang has a story. 

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