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Tokyo

Hotels

Six of the best: High-rise hotels

Ute Junker Marina Bay Sands is a textbook illustration of the notion bigger is better.

Asia

Beyond the cities: Asia's top 10 must-do excursions

Ha-Long, Vietnam

From beaches to bays, mountains to caves, it's always worth stepping outside the capital cities, writes Kerry van der Jagt.

Gourmet travel

Dine-in delights: the world's best hotel restaurants

Las Balsas

Ute Junker When the food matters as much as the rooms, check our list of hot hotels, writes Ute Junker.

Global food

The world's best cities for foodies: guided by the stars

Cheese preparation, Caprice restaurant, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong.

Ute Junker Ute Junker follows the much-vaunted Michelin guide to dining out in the world's best foodie cities.

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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

Unique and eccentric: Tokyo street fashion

Shoppers walk along Takeshita Street in Harajuku on May 25, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan. Fashion

Tokyo's teenagers are known for dressing in unusual outfits, with styles such as gothic, cyberpunk and 'Lolita' among the most popular.

All a bloom in Tokyo

People look at cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo on March 24, 2013. Tokyo's cherry blossom trees were in full bloom on March 22, Japan's weather agency said, marking the second earliest blossoming in the capital on record.    AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA

Cherry blossoms in full bloom in Tokyo. Tokyo's cherry blossom trees were in full bloom on March 22, Japan's weather agency said, marking the second earliest blossoming in the capital on record.

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Travellers Tips

Tips

World's most expensive cities not so bad ... if you're Australian

Statue of Liberty

The cities renowned as the world's most expensive aren't so expensive any more - as long as you have the benefit of coming from Australia, writes Tim Richards.

Tripologist

Tripologist: No fear when going to Japan

Ornate building and pond
Ornate building and pond
Ornate building and pond
 Ornate building and pond, Tokyo, Japan.  Photograph by Getty Images. SHD TRAVEL MARCH 4 TRIPOLOGIST.  DO NOT ARHCIVE.
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Tripologist I would like to go to Tokyo. But after the nuclear plant problems, how safe is it?

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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