Gabrielle Jaffe follows the trail of 'Golden Lilly' the courtesan reputed to have saved China.
Japan's kaiseki cuisine is influencing chefs around the world, writes Leisa Tyler.
Within the sumptuous surrounds of a modern spa, things can sometimes start to get weird, writes Keith Austin.
Simon Thomsen Expat Australian Michelle Garnaut opened her first restaurant in China in Shanghai in 1999.
Shopping in Tokyo is not just retail therapy, it's a feast for the senses through displays of cutting-edge art and design, writes Misha Janette.
The Japanese have a festival for every season. Maria Visconti dons her dancing geta and joins the fun.
Traveller writers reveal memorable locations to experience the beauty of the world in half-light.
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year, which welcomes the year of the horse, falls on January 31.
Kinny Cheng Travellers tend to associate the mighty Airbus A380 with long-haul flights from one corner of the globe to another, but that's not always the case.
Stuck in transit? Feeling bored? Brian Johnston finds 50 fun things to do at the world's airports.