Could a Unesco title be the demise of Thailand’s Death Railway?

Could a Unesco title be the demise of Thailand’s Death Railway?

THE small town of Kanchanaburi in the west of Thailand is seeking a Unesco World Heritage status for the infamous Death Railway. Over the weekend, Kanchanaburi Governor Jirakiat Poomsawat held a public hearing to discuss the railway line’s recognition. The

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#AkudanKorea: Korea Tourism Organization’s ‘one-stop shop’ for Indonesian solo travelers

#AkudanKorea: Korea Tourism Organization’s ‘one-stop shop’ for Indonesian solo travelers

ARE YOU an Indonesian solo traveler seeking a memorable South Korean holiday? Then you’re in luck! To better provide for solo travelers who want to visit the popular destination, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) Jakarta has launched #AkudanKorea (which means “Korea and I”).

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Cultural appreciation: Traditional wear rental places in Asia

Cultural appreciation: Traditional wear rental places in Asia

LAST WEEK, American teenager Keziah Daum was harangued on Twitter for what they deemed to be cultural appropriation. She had uploaded a picture of herself wearing a traditional Chinese dress, the qipao (otherwise colloquially known as the cheongsam), to her

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Vacation: A time for relaxation or getting fit?

Vacation: A time for relaxation or getting fit?

FOR some, the thought of going on vacation to exercise is a hellish idea. But for many others, fitness doesn’t stop when they take a break from the routine of everyday life. Cue fit-cations, the art of vacationing and exercising.

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