Author: Karla Cripps

Karla is a CNN Travel digital producer based in Bangkok, Thailand. 

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Seat spat: Should the Knee Defender be banned?

Seat spat: Should the Knee Defender be banned?

A squabble over a device that limits how far a seat can recline has brought inflight etiquette into the spotlight again
Kyoto finally gets a super-luxury hotel

Kyoto finally gets a super-luxury hotel

Ritz-Carlton's arrival means high-end travelers no longer have to fight over the city's few luxury ryokans
Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

When mutinous cries of "Not another zen garden, dad!" ring out, it's time to head for the Hollywood of Japan
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Grab your Barbour jacket. The Land Rover Discovery tour includes castles, horse shows and plenty of off-roading