Asia Pacific

Best of the South Pacific: An island for every travel taste

Best of the South Pacific: An island for every travel taste

War buffs, honeymooners and hardcore surfers all have something in common in the South Pacific -- a destination filled with innumerable possibilities
Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve past

Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve past

Wan Chai's Blue House, part of a cluster of culturally significant buildings, offers tours of historic sites in the area
Eye-popping vertical: Hong Kong skyscrapers get a radical new look

Eye-popping vertical: Hong Kong skyscrapers get a radical new look

By turning his lens upward to document the colossal sky-rises that crowd the city, a Hong Kong photographer gets dizzying results
Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where

Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where

In Taiwan, tourists pay to ride along in local cabs, letting fate -- and locals fares -- decide where they'll go and what they'll see
Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves

Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves

Though it's the beauty of the bamboo that brings in the masses, those distinct rustling sounds have become an attraction in their own right
'Facekinis' sweep China beaches

'Facekinis' sweep China beaches

Photographer Peng Yangjun captures women in this odd beachwear in Qingdao in the eastern Shandong province
'Death simulator' attraction to open in China

'Death simulator' attraction to open in China

We've all wondered what it's like to die. Now an outfit in Shanghai says it can provide the experience without actually killing us
Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

Paradise reborn: How the Army saved Phuket's beaches

The military coup in Thailand has led to a massive change in Phuket, weeding out decades of misuse and abuse at one of the world's most popular holiday destinations
Passengers save man pinned between train, platform

Passengers save man pinned between train, platform

Hundreds of commuters came to the rescue of a man who who fell between the platform and a train in Perth, Australia
Where Cambodia's shocking past is on show

Where Cambodia's shocking past is on show

From high school, to prison and torture center, to tourist spectacle -- the lessons learned at Cambodia's Tuol Sleng should never be forgotten
China's other 'great wall' opens to tourists

China's other 'great wall' opens to tourists

Closed to the public for decades, a major portion of Nanjing's massive Ming Dynasty City Wall is one of China's most underrated historic attractions
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