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Jaipur: Exploring the Pink City

Jaipur: Exploring the Pink City
March 6, 2013 - 0 Comments - Natasha von Geldern

THE city of Jaipur forms one point of India’s “Golden Triangle” but when I arrived in the Pink City I confess I knew little about the sights to see, apart from it presumably having some pink buildings. The rose-coloured ochre wash was originally applied to the buildings as part of preparations to welcome Prince Albert,…>

The birth of India’s wine culture

The birth of India’s wine culture
May 13, 2012 - 0 Comments - Graham Land

WHEN one thinks of fine wines, what country springs to mind? Old established European wine producers like France, Italy and Portugal, perhaps? Or New World upstarts like California, Chile or Australia? What about India? Fancy a nice Indian Shiraz Chenin or Blanc? OK, maybe you’re more accustomed to drinking beer with your curry. India’s Sula…>

Where to shoot stunning photos in Asia

Where to shoot stunning photos in Asia
May 10, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

TRAVEL and wonderful photography seem to go hand in hand in Asia. There are numerous destinations providing an array of portrait opportunities, fantastic landscapes, colourful markets and amazing street scenes. Here are five of Visited Planet‘s favourite destinations for photography. Bali, Indonesia The landscapes in Bali vary from good surf breaks and rugged coastlines to…>

5 great places to volunteer in Asia

5 great places to volunteer in Asia
May 4, 2012 - 2 Comments - Jo Lane

ASIA is filled with volunteering opportunities for those that feel they want to contribute to a part of the world that is still developing. Voluntourism has become a big part of the travel business and opportunities can range from teaching English to orphans, to helping endangered species or even working in a newsroom. Whether you…>

Top 5 tips on how to shop in India

Top 5 tips on how to shop in India
May 2, 2012 - 1 Comments - Mariellen Ward

INDIA is a shopper’s paradise. The country produces an astonishing variety of traditional and modern goods at prices that are as compelling as the merchandise. But like everything in India, shopping can be a complex process. This series is intended to help you learn how to shop as well as what to buy and where.…>

In pictures: the back streets of Kolkata

In pictures: the back streets of Kolkata
April 9, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

KOLKATA is one of the most thrilling cities you’ll encounter in Asia. There’s rarely a dull moment as live chickens, rickshaws, overcrowded buses, sleeping bodies, nuns and flapping laundry all rival each other for space on everything from the alleys to the major arterial roads of the city. While it can be a very much…>

Asia’s top cycling destinations

Asia’s top cycling destinations
March 30, 2012 - 0 Comments - Jo Lane

IF you’ve always wanted to put your pedal yourself across Asia’s beautiful rice terraces, over its mountains and into its stunning valleys here’s a list of locations to consider for an adventure with a real difference. These cover day trips and some long haul options for people of all endurance levels. Vietnam The more hardcore…>

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The Mercer

Hong Kong, Sheung Wan, China

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Hotel G

Beijing, Sanlitun, China

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A sophisticated haven of sexy

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La Residence Hue

Hue City, Tha Thien-Hue, Vietnam

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Shangri La Bangkok

Bangkok, , Thailand

Shangri La Bangkok

World renowned luxury and legendary

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