Northeast Asia : Traveller Tips
Stuck in transit? Feeling bored? Brian Johnston finds 50 fun things to do at the world's airports.
Flight Test The flight attendants are incredibly polite, courteous and helpful, impeccably groomed and always ready with a smile.
The Tripologist So, you’re all packed and ready to go. The Tripologist, Michael Gebicki, shares his secrets to avoid the traps and ensure your next adventure does not become a nightmare.
Tripologist If you cross more than four time zones you can expect to feel some effects of jet lag, but if you're smart, you can lessen its effects and duration.
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 When should you book your airfare in order to have the best chance of picking up a bargain?
We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.
Flight Test A 747 jumbo on the way there, an A380 superjumbo on the way back.
Flight Test The entertainment is disappointing, but the meal is seven courses.
Tripologist After Phuket, wee want somewhere warm and relaxing with great food.
Flight Test There's a bit of magic engineered in the recline — the seat base lifts and slides forward, leaving me in a cradled position.
People sometimes think their medical conditions rule out holiday travel - but this isn't necessarily so.
Tripologist The Japanese were enjoying the soothing effects of communal soaking many centuries before it occurred to Californians.
Flight Test Cathay's new business-class seats each have direct aisle access, so there's no shuffling or saying 'excuse me' when a passenger stands up.
Tripologist The Japan Rail Pass is a great deal and if you take lots of day trips from Tokyo you will get your money's worth.
Flight Test The Chinese take service seriously and the China Southern crew is consistent with this.
Tripologist I would like to go to Tokyo. But after the nuclear plant problems, how safe is it?
Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.
Tripologist We are a family of four (two adults and two teenage children) visiting Japan in April.
Flight Test China Southern is embarking on rapid internationalisation and operates 35 flights a week from Australia.