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February 2019

Top Travel Articles

Top Travel Articles From February 2019

by Hannah Lockett | March 1, 2019

We've been through the travel papers, magazines and blogs to hunt out the best articles featuring Southeast Asia and the Far East from February, so you don't have to. If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the travel news from the last month, our monthly feature shares some links to what you may have missed...

The Telegraph

The beautiful and little-known World Heritage Sites of the future: featuring Karakorum-Pamir, China; Kamakura, Japan and Chiang Mai, Thailand Read More

The Times

My hols: Wilko Johnson – finds serenity in Kyoto Read More

Vietnam, from Hanoi to Halong Read More

The Guardian

National Geographic Traveller UK: photo competition – 2019 winners – with some inspiring photos of Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Japan and China
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The Independent

Tokyo DesignArt Festival: Why the Japanese capital’s creative scene goes way beyond Manga Read More
A complete guide to Japan’s Cherry Blossom Season Read More
How to do Chinese New Year in Shanghai Read More
Inside a secretive Japanese Tattoo Master’s studio Read More

The Evening Standard

A guide to art, libraries and shopping in Seoul
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Daily Mail

Breathtaking images show the stunning beauty of the Vietnamese landscape Read More
A tale of two cities: Tokyo and Kagoshima, Japan Read More
Timelapse video captures the world’s longest cable car as it journeys down a Vietnamese mountain Read More
Apple reveals the winning photos from it’ ‘shot on an iPhone’ contest – features a stunning picture of Hong Kong Read More
‘Original skiers’ from China show Norwegian pros how it’s done, as they whizz along using horse hair skins and one stick for balance Read More
Variety is the spice of life in Sri Lanka Read More
The wackiest accommodation in Japan revealed Read More
The World Restaurant Awards 2019 – includes a restaurant in Tokyo Read More
The buildings that look like they are straight out of a sci-fi movie – features properties in China and South Korea Read More
Top places to see 10 endangered animals – Leopard in Sri Lanka Read More


How to plan the ultimate foodie tour of Taiwan Read More

The Sun

High Life – World’s tallest ‘horizontal skyscraper’ Read More

The Mirror

Top things to learn in Japan from swinging a samurai sword to using a high-tech loo
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Where to see Japan’s stunning cherry blossoms without the crowds Read More
10 of the best things to do in Vietnam Read More
Instagram gallery: Japan’s cherry blossom in full bloom Read More
Spray it again! The world’s 9 quirkiest fountains – includes ones in Japan and South Korea Read More
10 unusual Valentine’s Day traditions from around the world – South Korea Read More
Alone time: The world’s best cities for solo travellers – featuring Tokyo and Bangkok Read More

Food & Travel

48 hours in Kandy Read More
48 hours in Siem Reap Read More
Gourmet Traveller – Original fusion city – Macao Read More

Conde Nast Traveller

The Ultimate Japanese Road Trip Read More
Sandra Choi’s guide to Hong Kong Read More

National Geographic Traveller

The world’s best food destinations in 2019 – includes Chengdu, China, Galle, Sri Lanka and Chiang Mai, Thailand Read More
Vietnam: The Reunification Express Read More

Culture Trip

Hiburi Kamakura: The Festival of Fire and Snow Read More

Why Sri Lanka is one of the world’s best destinations for safari Read More


Valentine’s Day: Japan falling out of love with ‘obligation chocolates’ Read More
Hayabusa-2: Japan spacecraft touches down on asteroid Read More
China’s new year gala: Martial arts and patriotism Read More
‘Shuffle’ dance taught to Chinese children to keep them fit Read More


Trump and Kim summit – bars in Vietnam serve ‘Peace Negroniations’ Read More
Hair Force Un: Vietnamese barber marks summit with free Trump-Kim haircuts Read More
Lovers, comrades! Forbidden love in North Korea finds a way in Vietnam Read More


Skiing through Japan’s ‘snow monsters’ Read More
More than pho: 5 dishes every Hanoi visitor needs to try Read More
This woman ate 300 bowls of noodles in 17 minutes Read More
Hong Kong’s best new restaurants for 2019 Read More

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