On assignment to Laos for the first time since the 1970s, Tony Wheeler heads up the Mekong to investigate the thousands of Buddhist sculptures found in these spectacular caves.
Experience the real life of a travel writer as Lonely Planet founder Tony Wheeler heads to Southeast Asia and begins his trip by breaking down on the country’s crumbling roads.
Charlotte Evans, a BBC Travel reader, is moving to China in July and is looking for some fun outdoor activities near Shanghai. Our Facebook followers offered their suggestions.
Although Burma’s little-known cuisine is influenced by its neighbours – especially India, Thailand and China – the end result is decidedly its own.
Ulu Temburong National Park is full of rare medicinal plants, towering dipterocarp trees and a 50m-high canopy walkway – perfect for peering into the virgin rainforest below.
Take a trip to the East Asian hermit kingdom to discover firsthand the land and its people behind the headlines.