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10 things you didn't know about Japan

10 things you didn't know about Japan

Whether you are visiting for the first time or are already familiar with Japan's culture, there is always plenty to discover about this fascinating country.

World's highest free wi-fi coming to Everest Base Camp

World's highest free wi-fi coming to Everest Base Camp

Instagramming the world's highest peak is set to become much easier following Nepal's plans to create a free wi-fi zone at Everest Base Camp.

Top Five: Places to view Japan’s iconic cherry blossom

Top Five: Places to view Japan’s iconic cherry blossom

Take a trip of a lifetime this spring to marvel at Japan’s iconic sakura (cherry blossoms) which blanket the country with beautiful pink flowers from March to April.

Book a Mammoth Maldivian Suite with your own private 24 hour bar

Book a Mammoth Maldivian Suite with your own private 24 hour bar

Catering to the most discerning of travellers, luxury Maldivian resort OZEN by Atmosphere at Maadhoo, has opened the doors to a 430sqm 'Over-Water Suite', which includes an exclusive overwater bar, serviced 24 hours a day!

Maldives to welcome 10 new hotel openings in 2016/2017

Maldives to welcome 10 new hotel openings in 2016/2017

Visit Maldives is expanding its portfolio of luxury resorts, with ten new properties scheduled to open at the end of 2016 and in early 2017.

Find inner peace at the stunning temples of Kyoto in 2017

Find inner peace at the stunning temples of Kyoto in 2017

True Japanese culture can be no better expressed than through the sacred temples of Kyoto city. Home to over 1600 Buddhist temples, of which 15 were awarded UNESCO status in 1994, Kyoto is one of the finest destinations in the world to immerse oneself in ancient religious ritual, blissful tranquillity and beauty.

Escape the winter gloom with a picnic in paradise!

Escape the winter gloom with a picnic in paradise!

As the days become shorter, and the summer sunshine fades in the UK, warmer climes beckon; why not indulge in a picnic on a secluded sandbank, in the Maldives, surrounded by shimmering turquoise waters, not in the rain, on your own private sun-soaked beach?

Enjoy a great value winter holiday at some of the Maldives' most desirable resorts

Enjoy a great value winter holiday at some of the Maldives' most desirable resorts

As the British summer comes to a close, thoughts turn to a dark and cold British winter, but the savvy traveller is already looking ahead to a luxurious, warm winter getaway to the Maldives.

Discover some of the best packages for October half term holidays to the Maldives

Discover some of the best packages for October half term holidays to the Maldives

With average daily temperatures of above 25°C all year round, an October half term holiday to the Maldives offers a perfect escape from the British Autumn gloom.

Discover affordable Maldives

Discover affordable Maldives

When one imagines holidaying in the Maldives, 5 star luxury comes to mind with a premium price tag. Yet there are many ways to enhance an experience on the paradise islands without having to break the bank, meaning a fun-filled summer holiday in the Maldives doesn't have to be limited to the super rich or famous.

Honeymoon like a celebrity in the Maldives

Honeymoon like a celebrity in the Maldives

Much like the celebrities who sneak away to idyllic islands to escape the dramas of the real world, many newlyweds dream of that perfect honeymoon together, to celebrate their marriage in the height of luxury and without the pre-wedding stress.

Corinthian Travel launches programme to Southern India

Corinthian Travel launches programme to Southern India

Cultural holiday specialist Corinthian Travel, well-known for its private, chauffeur-driven holidays to north Africa and the Middle East, has expanded further into Asia with a comprehensive programme to southern India, which features 13 initial itineraries from the nine day Kerala Backwaters and Beaches, to the 33-day-long Grand Tour of South India.

Bamboo Travel launches new ‘Active China’ for New Year

Bamboo Travel launches new ‘Active China’ for New Year

Bamboo Travel has launched a new Active China trip for 2016 which is perfect for those who intend to (try) and continue with their New Year’s resolutions whilst on holiday!

Fleewinter launches new programme to Myanmar

Fleewinter launches new programme to Myanmar

Hot on the heels of the recently staged elections, Fleewinter has launched a programme to Myanmar, a land rich in stunning scenery, Buddhist temples, pristine beaches and some of the most hospitable people in the whole of Asia.

World’s highest “figure-eight” ferris wheel opens in Macau

World’s highest “figure-eight” ferris wheel opens in Macau

The world’s highest “figure-eight” Ferris wheel, the Golden Reel, has opened in Macau at the brand new, cinema-themed Studio City resort in a star-studded launch.