One of Hinduism’s holiest, the north Indian city draws travellers from around the world seeking spiritual peace.
Lonely Planet writer Shawn Low heads to the remote region of Yunnan, China, to observe an electric summer tradition that is part skill and part colourful showmanship.
Although Burma’s little-known cuisine is influenced by its neighbours – especially India, Thailand and China – the end result is decidedly its own.
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.
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.
One of the country’s most spiritual festivals, the centuries-old cleansing ritual held each July uses fire to symbolise the burning away of sins and mistakes from the past year.