Surge in fatal accidents at US Grand Canyon national park

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK • Attention, Grand Canyon visitors - watch your step before attempting a selfie from the edge of the vertiginously deep...

Why linen is the ultimate travel wardrobe staple

SINGAPORE - If you are stressing over what kind of outfits to take along on your summer holidays, consider one solution that is easy,...

No passport required: Jump in tourists from India and Vietnam

Fashion designer Radhika Gupta, who hails from Kolkata, India, has been to Singapore seven times in the last 14 years.The 33-year-old was here just...

No passport required: Travel without going anywhere

On a rainy night in 1977 in the east of India, out on an open field, our rudimentary canvas shelters soaked and sleeping bags...

No passport required: What you can do in Singapore during June school holidays

SINGAPORE - No plans for the June school holidays? No worries. The Sunday Times plays tourist in Singapore and shows you new ways to...

Star Wars attraction opens in Disneyland: The Force is with you on this ride

Always wanted to join Han Solo and Chewbacca as they fire up the Millennium Falcon and blast off on their various exploits? Star Wars: Galaxy's...

Team to recreate historic overland trip between S’pore and UK

History was made 64 years ago when six Oxford and Cambridge university students completed the longest overland expedition at the time, driving slightly more...

Savour exotic street eats from Thailand, Myanmar and China without getting on a plane

SINGAPORE - Step into Golden Mile Complex and be assailed by oily smoky smells of sizzling meat on mookata pots.But there is more than...

Genting reinvented with multi-billion-dollar facelift

A long time ago, on a hill fairly faraway, a young man discovered he had an affinity for cooler weather, golf courses and a...

Don’t be afraid to travel with baby

While travelling in Taiwan last year, Ms Joanna Chia's six-month-old baby, Elliot, got car-sick.His vomit, which they hastily cleaned with wet wipes, left a...

‘I thought I was drowning’

Carelessly, I dropped my wallet in a cab while journeying in the Chilean capital of Santiago.On the Indonesian island of Sumba, for an awful...

Asia’s largest cruise ship begins S’pore leg

Asia's largest cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas, is on the Singapore leg of its maiden voyage. The 170,000 ton ship of the Royal Caribbean...

3 in 4 Singapore football fans plan their holidays around sporting events: Expedia

SINGAPORE - Of 500 Singapore football fans surveyed, 76 per cent have planned holidays around sporting events, and nearly half (46 per cent) admitted...

The draw of Sentosa: Forget Machu Picchu, modest holiday goals are the way to...

SINGAPORE - A grown man is wearing a big unicorn float at the kids' swimming pool. It is as good a symbol as any...

All abuzz in Busan, city by the sea

BUSAN - A city by the sea is a beautiful thing.Amid the chaos of modern life, surrounded by skyscrapers, neon lights and bustling markets,...

Busan buzzing

A city by the sea is a beautiful thing.Amid the chaos of modern life, surrounded by skyscrapers, neon lights and bustling markets, sometimes all...

Old-soul city with a lively vibe

Despite being one of Western Europe's oldest cities, predating Paris and Rome, Lisbon, the capital city of Portgual, does not feel old.It has many...

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