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Northeast Asia

Patrons enjoying Friday night at Ton Ton Yakitori bar, Ginza.

Japan

Weird theme bars in Tokyo: The robot and the Barbie doll

Steve McKenna I have spent the evening hopping around Tokyo's weird and wacky theme bars.

Japan

Recipe for a century

Louise Southerden A diverse diet with lots of seaweed is the secret to long life in Okinawa, writes Louise Southerden.

Korea

Korean food on foot

Korean fare.

Tim Richards It's when the tour guide starts stacking shot glasses that Tim Richards realises this may not be your average food walking tour.

Gourmet travel

Can going vegetarian save you from Bali belly?

hands, food

Mark Juddery There's an argument for going vegetarian while overseas, but don't get a false sense of security.

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Special features

Japan

Cool, bold and exclusive

Tokyo, Akihabara, two girls in Cosplay.

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.

Photo galleries

Photos

China's spectacular ice city opens

A worker takes a rest while giving the last touches to an ice replica of Rome's Colosseum ahead of the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.

Scenes from the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang, China. As China's most famous and popular winter attraction, the festival has drawn a combined 28.

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Battle to get duty-free bottles on board

Buying liquor from airport duty-free shops is a minefield for inbound travellers to Australia.

Tripologist When boarding our plane in Singapore, our two litres of alcohol were confiscated. Can you please tell me what the story is with duty-free?

Tripologist

How the boys can live the high life in Japan

Tripologist My husband and 10-year-old son are travelling to Japan. They wish to climb Mount Fuji. Do you have any advice on the Mount Fuji climb?

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Travel News

Jetstar tells girl she is 'too young to fly alone'

Jetstar

12:31pm | A 12-year-old girl's "first big flight" was cut short when boarding crew told her she was too young to fly alone.

Drunk woman attacks cabin crew with false leg

9:47am | Pilots were forced to divert a flight after a one-leg drunk woman attacked cabin crew.

Croatia expels tourist for punching monk seal

9:06am | A man who punch a Mediterranean monk seal has been fined and expelled from Croatia.

Peninsula Paris a game-changer on the luxury hotel scene

JULIETTA JAMESON | With more than $1 billion spent to open the doors of the brand new Peninsula Paris; it is perhaps the most anticipated opening in recent times.

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