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Kathmandu

Bargains

Deals of the week: at home in Nepal

Discover Kathmandu then prepare and share a meal with a local family.

Global

Gone tomorrow: the places you need to visit, right now

Dead sea

From the Galapagos to the Great Barrier Reef, there are some destinations you can't keep putting off for a visit, writes Michael Gebicki.

Nepal

Altitude slickness

Nina Karnikowski Close to Kathmandu there's an eco-conscious retreat for mind and body restoration.

Nepal

Shiva at dawn

 a statue of Buddha at the Janabahal temple. Photos:

Michael Gebicki mingles with holy men and merchants on an early-morning stroll through the streets of old Kathmandu.

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Taiwan's first budget airline to launch maiden flight

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1:20pm | Taiwan's first budget airline Tigerair Taiwan will make its maiden flight later this month, signalling a new era for one of Asia's most popular tourist destination.

Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular

JOLYON ATTWOOLL 10:59am | France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. But why?

Tony Abbott, Barack Obama: Western leaders 'banned' from Russian airport's duty-free shop

OLIVER SMITH 9:42am | Tony Abbott and six other western leaders have been banned from a Russian airport duty-free shop.

North Korea tightens grip on SIM cards used by tourists

9:19am | North Korea is ensuring once tourists leave the country, their SIM card doesn't fall into local hands.

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