What to read this week

If you haven’t had the opportunity to read the Travel sections from the last week’s newspapers, our regular weekly feature shares some links to what you may have missed. Covering China, Japan, Indochina and general travel related articles, there’s something for everyone.

Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 13 August 2018

BBC
Roath Park’s rare Chinese tree flowers in heatwave https://bbc.in/2M8q90F
China hints at three-child policy with ‘happy family’ stamps https://bbc.in/2Oy5OhJ

Wanderlust
10 of the world’s best places to see elephants http://bit.ly/2Bh1F0f

Conde Nast Traveller
The best winter sun destinations for 2018 / 2019 http://bit.ly/2P1dFFE

National Geographic Traveller
Giant Hands Cradle Vietnam’s New Golden Bridge https://on.natgeo.com/2ORPolz
25 unmissable food and drink festivals http://bit.ly/2OZd2wm

A Luxury Travel Blog
6 things to know about skiing in Japan http://bit.ly/2KN2i0W

Reuters
Made in China since the Qing dynasty – Beijing shoemaker taps into the future https://reut.rs/2MFZTa6

CNN
Inside the Tokyo temple where the ‘waving cat’ was born https://cnn.it/2MEjdEB


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 6 August 2018

Telegraph
British travellers are unrivalled when it comes to selfishness – we need a lesson from the Japanese http://bit.ly/2MtMIZS
China opens new state-of-the-art artificial ski resort as part of plans to win big at 2022 Winter Olympics http://bit.ly/2Mn59PH

The Independent
Gatwick Airport takes on Heathrow with new China eastern flights to Shanghai https://ind.pn/2vogNU5
Shikoku: From Trump scarecrows to vine bridges, the Japanese island getting creative to attract tourists https://ind.pn/2M3ayyB

The Evening Standard
Perks of the job: Here’s where world leaders holiday http://bit.ly/2Mn7TfX
Why now is the best time to book flights to see Japan’s Cherry Blossoms http://bit.ly/2KytCQk

BBC
Vietnam Bridge: Walking through a god’s hands https://bbc.in/2vrZPTI
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Japan debates daylight saving to avoid heat https://bbc.in/2OfxmbS
Hong Kong artist photographs city’s tram system https://bbc.in/2LVltLn
China’s football future: The mountain school producing prodigies https://bbc.in/2AJZ7Yc

The Mirror
How to avoid stomach bugs while on holiday – and what to do if you get ill http://bit.ly/2vr9qLn
Vietnam’s Golden Bridge is utterly epic as tourists walk alng the path held up by giant hands http://bit.ly/2vmMBsa

Wanderlust
Wander Woman: 9 very grand canyons http://bit.ly/2voNFfk

Suitcase Magazine
Olivia Von Halle’s insider guide to Shanghai http://bit.ly/2nfo1VY

National Geographic Traveller
The Best Landscape Photos From 2018 (So Far) https://on.natgeo.com/2vr24HV

Reuters
Handy engineering: Vietnam’s ‘Golden Bridge’ has giant support https://reut.rs/2Mqi1oc
Aspiring ninjas besiege Japanese city with job enquiries https://reut.rs/2APD2rc

CNN
Tokyo Travel Guide https://cnn.it/2OQkbPC


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 30 July 2018

The Guardian
Hong Kong’s fight to save its neon shimmer – a photo essay http://bit.ly/2NVbrXc
Best foot forward: the world’s most striking pedestrian bridges: http://bit.ly/2LBhuTY

The Evening Standard
London art: paintings that will make you want to travel the world http://bit.ly/2AshZL0

The Express
A taste of Hong Kong’s exotic isles http://bit.ly/2uARtck

Wanderlust
Saddle up! How to explore Taiwan by bike http://bit.ly/2v2RaIj
Festival fever! The best time to visit Hong Kong for celebrations http://bit.ly/2LJXwCv

National Geographic Traveller
See Nature Reclaim these Abandoned Places https://on.natgeo.com/2uW1FNi
The Art of Single Stroke Painting in Japan http://bit.ly/2AociOj
This is Only the Second Mammal Known to Seek Out Spicy Food http://bit.ly/2NXZIXT


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – 23 July 2018

The Independent
Why this unlikely airline has the world’s best economy seat https://ind.pn/2A4rsIg
The 10 best airlines in the world revealed https://ind.pn/2mztS89

The Evening Standard
10 destinations to visit in September http://bit.ly/2LKdxZ2

Wanderlust
7 of the best things to do in Cambodia http://bit.ly/2uuJEFG
16 Amazing voyages around the world http://bit.ly/2zO7lxI

Suitcase Magazine
10 Affordable Michelin-starred Restaurants http://bit.ly/2uM8TTe
How to do Kyoto with Chufy’s designer Sofia Sanchez de Betako http://bit.ly/2LHQX3A

National Geographic Traveller
See Japan’s Beautiful Festival of the Dead https://on.natgeo.com/2O45qIp
How to dodge the crowds at Angkor Wat http://bit.ly/2LhC1Nq


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – 16 July 2018

Telegraph
Spectacular photographs of abandoned civilisations http://bit.ly/2Nkkz7l
Eating puffins, riding elephants – and other things we once did on holiday that we’d never do now http://bit.ly/2zOStz4

The Guardian
The best nightlife in Hong Kong’s Old Town Central http://bit.ly/2LioMb4

The Independent
Why Hoi An is the ultimate shopping destination for perfectly tailored clothes https://ind.pn/2LcBI5C
How Macau became China’s hub of haute cuisine https://ind.pn/2mm4t1H

The Evening Standard
21 dreamy destinations where you can see the bluest water in the world http://bit.ly/2LkSc8s

The Express
A taste of Hong Kong’s exotic isles http://bit.ly/2uARtck
Most crowded countries in the world revealed – and they’re not what you think http://bit.ly/2Jw4jOe
Safest cities in the world 2018 http://bit.ly/2uqA4Um

Metro
You can see Tokyo on a budget – here’s what to do while you’re in Japan’s capital http://bit.ly/2uqjLa8
Take a look at the most Instagrammed beaches in the world http://bit.ly/2LcgPHH

The Mirror
What it’s really like at the Monaco Grand Prix if you’ve never been http://bit.ly/2LaNHR1

Wanderlust
Busted! 10 incorrect travel health myths solved http://bit.ly/2KoB416
The world’s most fabulous ice cream experiences http://bit.ly/2KLKGX6
Short but sweet: 10 of the world’s most spectacular day walks http://bit.ly/2NGTufu
4 irresistible must-eat dishes in Hong Kong http://bit.ly/2uqdURa
The best places to sample Macao’s most-loved dishes http://bit.ly/2LchvNf

Food & Travel
48 hours in Sapporo – Japan http://bit.ly/2zFBrUj
Enter the little dragon – Taipei http://bit.ly/2LVzPYs

Conde Nast Traveller
The Best Restaurants in Taipei http://bit.ly/2u2mMNN
The 50 People Changing the Way We Travel http://bit.ly/2KKGpEc
The science of wanderlust http://bit.ly/2uEkVOo

Suitcase Magazine
13 Honeymoon destinations that aren’t the Maldives http://bit.ly/2mioFBk

National Geographic Traveller
Vintage Photos Show the World’s Love of Soccer https://on.natgeo.com/2tDo3JR
Get Lost in Hong Kong on a 3-Minute Trolley Adventure https://on.natgeo.com/2uDPJyG

Luxury Travel Blog
13 of Saigon’s trendiest bars and eateries http://bit.ly/2Nh47F0

Xinhuanet
New railway links Chinese tourist cities http://bit.ly/2tMxDLy

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 25 June 2018

Telegraph
Living on the edge: 21 of the world’s most dramatic villages http://bit.ly/2Kgykmn
The world’s most populated cities through history http://bit.ly/2Mjozoe
17 Reasons to visit Vietnam, one of the last communist countries on the planet http://bit.ly/2KlEHs2
Orla Keily: ‘why city breaks are vital inspiration for my collections’ http://bit.ly/2yC4A1S

The Independent
Vientiane Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in the Laos Capital City https://ind.pn/2KJFjnD
Tokyo Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in Japan’s Capital City https://ind.pn/2qAe8Dy
Kyoto Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in Japan’s Temple-Filled City https://ind.pn/2tzSLUh

The Evening Standard
14 alternative bucket list destinations that won’t be swamped with tourists http://bit.ly/2trZ9xI
10 of the best surfing spots in the world http://bit.ly/2MmYl4a

Metro
Tokyo Disneyland is expanding and it’s getting Frozen and Tangled villages http://bit.ly/2lvGDQD

Wanderlust
5 effective ways to repel mosquitoes – and other bugs that bite http://bit.ly/2yEIgEP
Bless you: 4 Tibetan monasteries you must visit http://bit.ly/2MQYH4d

Food & Travel
Enter the little dragon – Taipei http://bit.ly/2LVzPYs

Conde Nast Traveller
The Chinese Hotel That’s Pushing the Boundaries of Cutting Edge Architecture http://bit.ly/2JN0aq9

Suitcase Magazine
Five Easy Ways to Help the Environment while Travelling http://bit.ly/2lz14fC

National Geographic Traveller
25 Captivating Pictures of Street Scenes Around the World https://on.natgeo.com/2l8DaY6
21 Gorgeous Sunrise and Sunset Photos https://on.natgeo.com/2ycSWdX

Luxury Travel Blog
5 ways to be a better traveller http://bit.ly/2Kj0A7X

Daily Post – North Wales News
Conway Castle to be twinned with ‘James Bond castle’ in Japan http://bit.ly/2JEIEsk

Tripadvisor
Top 25 Landmarks – World http://bit.ly/2MqfhHI


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 11 June 2018

Telegraph
Meet the new islands that have emerged in the last decade http://bit.ly/2LIYC13
The abandoned Chinese fishing village that was reclaimed by nature http://bit.ly/2HFCjac

Wanderlust
Get outside! 11 easy-level cycle adventures around the world http://bit.ly/2JMaVwg
Alone time: The world’s best cities for solo travellers http://bit.ly/2JJyDsT

National Geographic Traveller
Vintage Pictures From a Dramatic, Five-Year Honeymoon Around the World https://on.natgeo.com/2xQ2NpL
Try it now: Sri Lankan hoppers http://bit.ly/2JDyynj
What we’re reading: June 2018 http://bit.ly/2JERCSn

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 4 June 2018

Telegraph
Opening up North Korea’s railways – could the world’s longest train journey be getting an extension? http://bit.ly/2svicGW

The Guardian
Hong Kong – city walking guide: Victoria Peak to Admiralty http://bit.ly/2kKLkFP

Food & Travel
Luang Prabang – http://bit.ly/2DVxVBL
Enter the little dragon – Taipei http://bit.ly/2LVzPYs

Conde Nast Traveller

The Best winter Sun Destinations – http://bit.ly/2Jr6eYw


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 28 May 2018

Telegraph
Inside North Korea’ hotels, where showers are cold and guests chastised for eating too many eggs http://bit.ly/2ITJlxq
How the world’s fastest growing travel destination is becoming the next overtourism battleground http://bit.ly/2xusHiq

The Guardian
Hong Kong – city walking guide: exploring the Sham Shui Po district http://bit.ly/2sfOplh

The Independent
Six of the coolest cycling destinations, from Madagascar to South Korea https://ind.pn/2L58fGS

The Evening Standard
Ten reasons to visit Shanghai http://bit.ly/2H0e6Lp

The Express
Around the world on a tandem http://bit.ly/2xuCohc

The Mirror
Japanese Buddhist temples will soon offer rooms to rent as new law comes into force this month http://bit.ly/2IYHZNV

Wanderlust
South East Asia’s top 10 travel icons: how many have you visited? http://bit.ly/2kxMt3m
The world’s best-kept travel secrets http://bit.ly/2LGvyrD

Conde Nast Traveller
Where to go in September: 20 Top Destinations http://bit.ly/2Kr9jpi

Suitcase Magazine
The new Silk Road: Gansu, China http://bit.ly/2JgDilZ
The Professional Explorer: Levison Wood on walking the Silk Road http://bit.ly/2LFsFHC
The best places for wild water swimming in the UK http://bit.ly/2soyLTQ

National Geographic Traveller
Hiking in Hong Kong https://on.natgeo.com/2LsRSVJ
7 Stunning Natural Wonders in Asia https://on.natgeo.com/2J9KP6d
Where to eat in Taiwan according to Chef Hansang Cho http://bit.ly/2IWogyh
What we’re reading: May 2018 http://bit.ly/2LCrBUV
7 ways to travel as a vegan http://bit.ly/2IYiKeC
Ho Chi Minh City: Exploring the city’s dichotomies http://bit.ly/2kxDcs1

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 21 May 2018

The Independent
10 Things to do in Osaka https://ind.pn/2rXYD94
Vientiane City Guide: Where to eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in the Laos Capital https://ind.pn/2KJFjnD
How Seoul Transformed a Disused Highway Overpass into a Botanical Garden in the Sky https://ind.pn/2IVCa71

The Evening Standard
What to See and Where to Eat in Osaka, Japan http://bit.ly/2IBnE12

The Express
Nicki Chapman: I’ll never forget my first visit to Vietnam http://bit.ly/2s2NcNw

Metro
Take a look at the Hello Kitty bullet train that’s coming to Japan this June http://bit.ly/2ke4qUp
Forget cat islands, Japan has a fox village where you can pet the animals http://bit.ly/2IDOPbz

The Mirror
Best things to see and do on Vietnam’s Pho Quoc Island from pepper farms to Coconut Tree Prison http://bit.ly/2J111Xg

Wanderlust
Bay watch: 9 of the world’s most beautiful bays http://bit.ly/2KGwv1Z

Conde Nast Traveller
Tokyo & Cambodia both feature on this list of ‘Un-Honeymoon Honeymoons: The Editors Pick http://bit.ly/2rZb18K
Luang Prabang: Laos’ Golden City http://bit.ly/2rWTX4i
13 Questions with… Ben Fogle http://bit.ly/2LnuubY

Suitcase Magazine
Looking for last minute Inspiration? Here’s where the Suitcase team are going this summer http://bit.ly/2IRURZv

National Geographic Traveller
The Man Who Photographed Mount Fuji for 7 Years https://on.natgeo.com/2GAkDwd

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 14 May 2018

The Independent
10 things to do in Hanoi https://ind.pn/2wEfdk5
Baggage Allowance Guide for the Top 10 Airlines in the UK https://ind.pn/2KY62hq

The Mirror
Getting the perfect photo from your plane window http://bit.ly/2jV7R2n

Wanderlust
9 of the world’s most spectacular natural swimming pools http://bit.ly/2Ka8C2E
Castaway! 11 of the world’s most remote island escapes http://bit.ly/2KOPbxm

Conde Nast Traveller
Japan’s Spiritual Heartland: The Kii Peninsula http://bit.ly/2KRrche

National Geographic Traveller
Colourful Destinations Around the World https://on.natgeo.com/2G71mC4
Colourful Travel Photos From Around the World https://on.natgeo.com/2jMs7TM

Luxury Travel Blog
Top 5 cities that merge the old with the new http://bit.ly/2IdSRet

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 7 May 2018

The Guardian
18 of the world’s best rail journeys http://bit.ly/2rrnjam
10 of the best train station cafes and bars http://bit.ly/2Iq6ypO

Wanderlust
The world’s most endangered languages and where to hear them http://bit.ly/2wkjYz6

National Geographic Traveller
A taste of Sri Lanka http://bit.ly/2K0IeYW

CNN
China unveils the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge https://cnn.it/2KLwcUA

 


Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 30 April 2018

The Guardian
10 of the world’s best book towns http://bit.ly/2w0jNsk

The Independent
DMZ: What it’s like to visit the North Korean border https://ind.pn/2I1kOW0

The Mirror
A visit to the North/South Korea border to find out what the world’s ‘scariest place on earth’ is really like http://bit.ly/2I5lMR1
Taiwan guide to the island of temples, tea and tranquillity where ancient and modern collide http://bit.ly/2FuEXOL

Conde Nast Traveller
Where to go on holiday in September http://bit.ly/2Kr9jpi

Suitcase Magazine
10 Most Affordable Michelin Starred Restaurants Worldwide http://bit.ly/2FjxnXd
Futuristic Feeds: The Best Digital Dining Experiences http://bit.ly/2Jt0cTu
17 Street-Food Snacks You Have to Try in Vietnam http://bit.ly/2KgiSav

 


 

Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 23 April 2018

The Express
The world’s best rooftop bars http://bit.ly/2vCJejI
The world’s largest plane is soon to take to the skies! http://bit.ly/2qRtCnC
How long do you spend planning a holiday? http://bit.ly/2qOzjmk

The Mirror
Beguiling, bewitching and bewilderingly busy – Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City is a bonkers but brilliant break http://bit.ly/2HjUZkg
Brits are increasingly choosing to travel alone and all for a simple reason http://bit.ly/2Jh0Y5V

Wanderlust
10 of the best things to do in Vietnam http://bit.ly/2JYbtwm
Okinawa: Off the beaten track in Japan’s subtropical islands http://bit.ly/2EUHSQt
How ancient wisdom can inspire your family to travel better http://bit.ly/2HmMNMl

Conde Nast Traveller
An Epic Trek Across the Himalayas http://bit.ly/2JPdXx3

National Geographic Traveller
Watch this video of Mochi being made http://bit.ly/2F6KI5a

Luxury Travel Blog
12 delicious vegan dishes in Southeast Asia http://bit.ly/2HkDOLs
5 Luxury food experiences in Japan http://bit.ly/2qRLVYM

Other
The Chinese Railway that Runs Through a Block of Flats http://bit.ly/2H6zymS
Watch this video of the 55km long sea bridge that links Hong Kong and Macau with Mainland China https://ab.co/2HJB0IG
Making pho in Hanoi is an art, eating it is a logistical matter http://bit.ly/2HOMhru

 


 

Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 16 April 2018

The Independent

Tokyo City Guide: Where to Eat, Drink, Shop and Stay in Japan’s Capital https://ind.pn/2qAe8Dy

Why Lionel Messi is Making Responsible Tourism Cool https://ind.pn/2H3MZ2V

The Evening Standard

Inside Hong Kong’s Coolest Neighbourhood http://bit.ly/2IY2Xfh

Metro

Japan but not as you know it – why the Setouchi region should be on your bucket list http://bit.ly/2qBW1xC

Conde Nast Traveller

The World’s Most Beautiful Buddhist Temples http://bit.ly/2GY1k0H

The Best Restaurants in Yangon http://bit.ly/2qyMkPG

Suitcase Magazine

The World’s Most Memorable train Journeys http://bit.ly/2qBwOT9

National Geographic Traveller

The Chinese Town that Replicated Paris https://on.natgeo.com/2qyJXNM

Luxury Travel Blog

Asian Travel Trends for 2018 http://bit.ly/2IX0Ok2

TripAdvisor

Top 10 Airlines in the World, as voted by Tripadvisor users http://bit.ly/2HhJsBk

Top Airlines by class of service http://bit.ly/2JHDFTO

Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the World http://bit.ly/2GUWqWd

10 movie locations you can actually visit http://bit.ly/2quTKDD

Lonely Planet

The philosopher’s guide to fighting your Big Trip fears! http://bit.ly/2GWeZFq

 


 

Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 9 April 2018

Telegraph

Cities before they were cities: the villages that became modern metropolises http://bit.ly/2H8rgtD

The Evening Standard

15 of the world’s most beautiful gardens http://bit.ly/2Ju8ZW8

14 of the prettiest metro stations from around the world http://bit.ly/2Jvt66c

10 of the biggest travel trends for 2018, according to Pinterest http://bit.ly/2EwtwWl

Metro

From Shinjuku to Shibuya: 10 places you need to visit in Tokyo http://bit.ly/2EwLYhr

Wanderlust

Just desserts! 13 fabulous puddings from around the world http://bit.ly/2Ew3Rxf

National Geographic Traveller

15 Ways that Travel Inspires Creativity by artist Jean Jullien https://on.natgeo.com/2HeNYOA

Nature’s Fury Revealed in Spellbinding Time-Lapses https://on.natgeo.com/2qbChAT

 


 

Weekly Newspaper & Magazine Roundup – Monday 26 March 2018

Telegraph

I’m blind and deaf, and I’ve explored 127 countries alone – here’s what I’ve learnt. The inspiring story of author Tony Giles and his travels around the world. http://bit.ly/2DVgdhR

The Evening Standard

How to survive a long-haul flight without losing the will to live. What everyone needs to know before embarking on a long-haul flight! http://bit.ly/2ukSic5

The ‘best hotel in the world’ costs just £72 per night. Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has been voted the best hotel in the world in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards! http://bit.ly/2pFeLMq

13 of the most incredible hotels in Vietnam. The country is becoming recognised as a luxury destination and here are some of the reason’s why. http://bit.ly/2pKIdAP

The Express

Terracotta Warriors Exhibition in Liverpool. These Chinese soldiers are boosting the city’s tourism and are there until October 2018! http://bit.ly/2DS6AAF

Osaka: Japan’s second city is full of secrets, ancient rituals and adventure. http://bit.ly/2G6UMAB

Vietnam: Explore natural and urban beauty in one short break. http://bit.ly/2G7YbyO

Wanderlust

How to explore Japan by train. http://bit.ly/2I2DZek

Photo gallery: Meet the masters of landscape photography. http://bit.ly/2G6k1CV

Food & Travel

The best experiences you can have on and beneath the ocean waves. Includes: Snorkelling in the Maldives, Surfing in Fiji, Kayaking in Australia, Cruise whale watching in Japan and Scuba diving in the Caribbean. http://bit.ly/2pHGgos

48 Hours in Luang Prabang, Laos. What to see, do and eat in this fantastic city. http://bit.ly/2DVxVBL

Conde Nast Traveller

Tokyo: Under the Skin. http://bit.ly/2GPA70W

The best restaurants in Taipei. http://bit.ly/2DUhztt

National Geographic Traveller

How to travel like a 1900’s adventurer. Need we say more! http://on.natgeo.com/2DPfQoX

7 ways to travel easier as a female. Essential travel tips in the Year of the Woman! http://bit.ly/2pCkC59

How to master the art of street photography. http://bit.ly/2G6wPZV

Blogs

Asia’s most romantic resorts. A piece from “A Luxury Travel Blog” featuring Cambodia, Japan and Vietnam. http://bit.ly/2Gfjaiq

14 of the best cities to visit this April. With the Cherry Blossom in full bloom, it’s no surprise that Tokyo is included in this list! http://bit.ly/2ukYNM1

Top hotels in the world’s most underrated cities. The second mention for Taipei in this week’s round up! http://bit.ly/2pJNZl0

TripAdvisor

Top 25 Destinations in the World. http://bit.ly/2HUyX3z

Stanfords

5 reasons why Travel Safety is the new cool. A must-read for everyone, no matter where you may roam. http://bit.ly/2Gc1kgt

We hope you enjoy reading some of the above articles, and we’ll see you again soon.

 

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