Amazing images of Tibet: photographs of an incredible country with colourful prayer flags, stunning scenery and photogenic and friendly people.
The circuit around Mount Kailash in Western Tibet is 52 kilometres in circumference. Physically fit Tibetans can complete this distance in one day.
The ancient walled town of Pingyao is possibly the best-preserved in China. The UNESCO World Heritage listed town boasts alleyways, impressive watchtowers.
Forts and castles from around the world that you must visit. A photo essay featuring the finest forts and castles we have visited on our travels.
Photo of the Day from Luoyang Old Town in China, with its traditional streets and shops. This region is recognised as the origin of Chinese civilisation.
The Characteristics of an Auto Rickshaw: Slow and sometimes uncomfortable, the auto rickshaw is as synonymous with Asia as rice paddies and noodle soup.
China’s Xinjiang province: A great place to see Uyghur men en masse is at the Id Kah Mosque in Old Kashgar just before or after the Friday Call to Prayer.
Cycle rickshaws: An Asian institution. Developed in the 1880s they are still a common sight in many Asian countries; cyclo rickshaws are an icon in Asia.
Mt Kailash in western Tibet is the holy of holies for Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bonpos. Thousands of pilgrims circumambulate the mountain every year.
A photo essay of doors and doorways from around the world. We like to photograph doors – they can be full of character and don’t move out of shot.
Kashgar is an oasis town in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang. The city is home to Uyghur people, fat-tailed sheep, and one of the best markets in Asia.
Visiting the DMZ from Seoul: Splitting the Korean Peninsula roughly in half, the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is an unusual tourist attraction.