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TODAY'S TRAVEL

A walk on the wild side
JAPAN

A walk on the wild side

Hiking from village to village along Japan’s Nakasendo Trail

Nebuta Matsuri will return to Japan in August
FESTIVAL DIARY

Nebuta Matsuri will return to Japan in August

Recognised as one of Japan’s “Three Big Fire Festivals”, Aomori Nebuta is renowned internationally and is designated as a significant intangible folk cultural asset of Japan.

A butterfly effect
AROUND THAILAND

A butterfly effect

More than 300 species settle in around the waterfall and camping area for the first part of the rainy season

Cascades and other hidden gems
LAOS TOURISM

Cascades and other hidden gems

A district in Northern Laos hopes to draw investment that will make its natural attractions more accessible to tourists