Ben Groundwater Ben Groundwater puts to rest the age-old notion that to backpack is to slum it with this list of 'poshpacker' hostels.
Louise Southerden From cherry blossoms to drum dances and eco tourism, there is much to see and do on the many islands of Okinawa.
In a land of ancient rituals, Natasha Dragun immerses herself in the spa culture.
Craig Tansley reveals what you should know about skiing in Japan, from the dangers of deep snow to getting in shape before you go.
The world's highest hotel opens its doors in Hong Kong, housed in the city's tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
The Mandarin Oriental Tokyo hotel is offering the ultimate luxury package: use of the entire hotel, including nine restaurants and all spas and rooms - for a cool $679,500 a night.
Tripologist We are a family travelling to Japan in April. We have accommodation in Osaka but would like some advice regarding interesting day trips.
Jane E. Fraser How's your Egyptian? Your Cantonese? Hungarian? The strong Aussie dollar makes many destinations more affordable, beyond the usual haunts in America and Europe.