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Active in Northeast Asia

No prizes for guessing the world's best city for cyclists.

The Backpacker

The world's top 10 best cities for cycling

The Backpacker It’s doesn't include Sydney, obviously, despite its new cycle lane. Nor Melbourne, despite its handy lack of hills.

China

Hitting the wall

The great wall of china

Fleur Bainger I don't sleep around. Except on very special occasions.

China

Primate suspect

Mount Emei China

The locals can be quite the feisty bunch, as Stephen Phelan was quick to discover on China's holy mountain.

Japan

Some like it hot

Sand bath

Brian Johnston I'm lying up to my neck in hot black sand and wondering if my innards are about to boil.

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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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