Living on the edge

What was supposed to be a rest stop on a road trip turned out to be the highlight of the holiday.While planning a monotonous...

Aeroflot to launch non-stop service between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and Changi

SINGAPORE - Air links between Singapore and Russia will be boosted in October with the launch of Aeroflot's non-stop service from Moscow to Changi...

Aeroflot to launch non-stop flight between Moscow and Singapore

Air links between Singapore and Russia will be boosted in October with the launch of Aeroflot's non-stop service from Moscow to Changi Airport. Aeroflot, Russia's...

Coronavirus disrupts travel plans across Asia

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - In the midst of spreading fear over the coronavirus outbreak, travellers to Asia, even to countries far from the epicentre...

Love against the odds: Heartbreak havens

In this season of love and virus, the heartbroken can still rejoice. Any time, anywhere, there is always somewhere wholesome to escape to for...

Love against the odds: Living on the edge

What was supposed to be a rest stop on a road trip turned out to be the highlight of the holiday.While planning a monotonous...

Natas fair postponed to May as low turnout expected following coronavirus outbreak

SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - The tourism industry has been dealt another blow with the postponement of the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore...

Coronavirus: A new normal bringing turbulence to the aviation sector

SINGAPORE - Almost four weeks after the world woke up to the coronavirus epidemic spreading across Hubei Province in China, it stands on the...

Wuhan virus: From temples to Disneyland, China shuts down to halt spread

BEIJING (AFP) - China has quarantined cities and shut major tourist attractions from Disneyland to the Forbidden City and a section of the Great...

Japan: Wintry delights in the countryside

In barely an hour, the wheels of my parked car lie half-buried in fresh powder snow.And if I take off the gloves for that...

Uncover Tokyo’s hidden gems

Seasoned Tokyo visitors know where to go for the full tourist experience in the Japanese capital - Ginza, Shibuya or Odaiba for shopping; Omotesando...

Scars of war in Okinawa

Travel site TripAdvisor recommends that tourists take a drive to the southern tip of Okinawa for the sights at Cape Kyan, a 30m-high precipice...

Kuching charms with its traditional architecture, food, hipster cafes

"Singapore is small but it feels big, unlike Kuching which is big but feels so small,'' says my new friend, Jee, a local photographer.He...

Fresh look at Thailand: Where the Thais escape Bangkok to eat, play and chill

Beyond Bangkok lies idealised European villas on cool hills, organic lemon groves and fluffy sheepdogs.There is also a hip ceramics factory, an improbable railway...

Don’t cancel – blue skies will return Down Under

The afternoon smoke is stifling and 16 of us shelter inside, with all windows and doors firmly shut. The visibility plummets to 10m and...

UOB growing online travel marketplace regionally

United Overseas Bank (UOB) is expanding its online travel marketplace, The Travel Insider, to customers in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, it said today. It said...

Hong Kong airline apologises for requiring passenger to take pregnancy test before flight

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - A Hong Kong-based airline has apologised for requiring a passenger to take a pregnancy test before a flight in November...

Antarctica: Getting the perfect shot

It is common for phones and cameras to seize up in cold weather. Here are tips on how to keep snapping even when the...

Antarctica: Penguin lover’s trip of a lifetime

The Sunday Times, with travel partners Dynasty Travel and Turkish Airlines, picked penguin lover Adelene Cheng, 33, as the winner of a dream holiday...

What are your holiday plans for the year?

Nathan Yong, 48, furniture designerThe award-winning industrial designer and founder of multi-label furniture retailer Grafunkt has work on his mind, even when travelling. ...

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