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Insider Guide: Best of Kyoto

Insider Guide: Best of Kyoto

You know about Kyoto's famed temples and shrines. But Japan's prettiest city is also home to thumping discos, craft beer and innovative cuisine
China opens 'brave men's' glass-bottom bridge

China opens 'brave men's' glass-bottom bridge

Look down, if you dare! The 180-meter-high Haohan Qiao, or Brave Men's Bridge, is now open in China's Hunan province
Best way to see supermoon? On a moon-viewing flight

Best way to see supermoon? On a moon-viewing flight

Coinciding with the supermoon and MId-Autumn Festival, China's Spring Airlines is offering seats with the best moon views
Mannequin head scarecrows creep out Japanese countryside

Mannequin head scarecrows creep out Japanese countryside

Not all of Japan is in the thrall of "cute." These freaky scarecrows from Kobe offer chilling proof
West Flores: Indonesia's overlooked paradise

West Flores: Indonesia's overlooked paradise

Tropical waterfalls. Flying foxes. Dragons. The beautiful isle where hobbit humans once roamed
11 best new restaurants in Singapore

11 best new restaurants in Singapore

Chili crab ice-cream, lobster roll and tuna eyeballs. This city has an endless appetite for innovative dining experiences
Climber begins first Everest ascent since deadly avalanche

Climber begins first Everest ascent since deadly avalanche

Nobukazu Kuriki will be the first and only climber attempting to summit Everest this season, nearly five months after dozens died in an avalanche
Chadar: Is this the end for the 'world's wildest trek'?

Chadar: Is this the end for the 'world's wildest trek'?

Media attention, tourist popularity and a new road means the sun may be setting on a Himalayan tradition
Air India grounds 'heavy' cabin crew

Air India grounds 'heavy' cabin crew

The Indian airline has asked 125 of its flight attendants to lose weight or get ready for an airport role
Inside Bangkok's airplane graveyard

Inside Bangkok's airplane graveyard

Unable to make enough money to rent a home, three Thai families live in decommissioned commercial jets
First ANA 'Star Wars' plane unveiled

First ANA 'Star Wars' plane unveiled

RD-D2 liveried jet readies for debut flight as part of tie-in with upcoming "Star Wars" movie
Flights canceled as Japan's biggest active volcano erupts

Flights canceled as Japan's biggest active volcano erupts

Disruption as Mount Aso spews plume of ash high into the atmosphere
18 jaw-droppingly beautiful Mongolia moments

18 jaw-droppingly beautiful Mongolia moments

Dinosaur graveyards, flaming canyons and limitless grasslands. Genghis Khan's homeland is wild and stunning
Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Seoul scene: South Korean capital's hottest neighborhoods

Gangnam is out of style. Here are three alternatives
In Japan there's now a 'Street View' for cats

In Japan there's now a 'Street View' for cats

New interactive map lets users explore Hiroshima from a cat's perspective
This is how you split a bill in China

This is how you split a bill in China

Smartphone apps are changing Chinese attitudes to splitting bills. No messy coins -- and more importantly -- no embarrassment
Beyond Phuket: Exploring Thailand's deep south

Beyond Phuket: Exploring Thailand's deep south

From a century-old coffee house to Thailand's "Little Mermaid," the kingdom's southern metropolises are worth the visit
Controversial porn star metro cards sell out in Taiwan

Controversial porn star metro cards sell out in Taiwan

Public opinion is divided over a set of sexy new Taipei metro cards featuring Japanese porn actress Yui Hatano
India like you've never seen it

India like you've never seen it

From New Delhi to Pune, meet the Instagrammers bringing India's best stories to life in square format, multi-filter glory