How to get the best out of Guangzhou in a 24 hour visit. Where to go, and what to eat and drink.
Article looking at Nagoya Castle, the Toyota Museum and the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park as good places to visit.
Travel article looking at the cave dwellers around Xi’an and their disappearing way of life.
Article for Shangri-la Hotels online magazine Inner Circle. Looks at Fuzhou particularly from the perspective of food and tea.
A look at Xi’an’s food particularly in the Muslim Quarter as in the Tiger Air Tiger Tales magazine.
Article about a safari in Sri Lanka’s Uda Walawe one of Sri Lanka’s largest national parks and well known for its wild elephants.
Article looking at Kampot pepper and also how this region of Cambodia is also producing sea salt and finding ready markets for them overseas.
Travel article about Hefei and the Shangri-la Hotel for the chain’s online Inner Circle magazine.
Much of Xian’s glorious past as a thriving political capital of China remains today as mesmerising historic monuments.
Travel article looking at Nanchang and the Shangri-la Hotel with a particular emphasis on the city’s revolutionary past and also the nearby countryside.
Chinese translation of an article about the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya and general otaku culture in Japan.
How China can learn from Swiss experience with the hospitality industry. Looks at why Switzerland has such a good reputation in the industry.
Travel article about the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kaiping and its towers which dot the countryside surrounding the area.
Hainan is on its way to establishing itself as China’s new capital for recreational and competitive sailing
A review of the current situation of the MICE sector in China and what five star hotels are doing in order to compete in the sector.
Article about Yangzhou and the Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou as seen in the Shangri-la’s online magazine Inner Circle.
Travel article about Nanjing and the Shangri-La Hotel, Nanjing as seen in the Shangri-la’s online magazine Inner Circle.
Travel article about Sanya, China and the Shangri-La Hotel, Sanya as seen in the Shangri-la’s online magazine Inner Circle
Freelance travel writer Mark Andrews takes a look at the highlights Tokyo has to offer on a visit to the city in the Jetstar inflight magazine.
Largely tongue-in-cheek article about a cooking course making jiaozi dumplings at Hutong Cuisine in Beijing as in United Airlines Hemispheres.
There is a surprisingly interesting and historic side to the city of Ningbo in China making it a good place to spend a few days.
Article about how to get the best out of a stay in Ningbo with an emphasis on the historic side and culture.
Nagoya is often overlooked as merely a gateway to the Chubu region of Japan. Whilst the World Cosplay Summit is a spectacle not to be missed, you’ll find fun for the family in Nagoya all year round!
Travel article about Qufu the birthplace of Confucius and the Shangri-la Hotel there.
A winter walk along Japan’s Nakasendo Way and through the snow as in Garuda’s inflight magazine.
Quick highlights of Wuxi, China as in Renaissance the inflight magazine of TransAsia Airways.
Quick highlights of Hefei, China as in Renaissance the inflight magazine of TransAsia Airways.
At an Ayurvedic resort in Sri Lanka
you will be kneaded, needled, steamed and scrubbed all in the name of relaxation, writes
Danba County’s secluded villages remain steeped in tradition,
offering a glimpse into the historic past of a region once ruled
by women and still shrouded in mystery
Travel article about mainly the Tianzifang area in Shanghai and some of its highlights as in Emirates inflight magazine.
Article about how the sleepy village I grew up in became international headline news and the aftermath of a shipwreck six years on from the event.
Travel article looking at the Shanghai Insiders motorbike sidecar tour of Shanghai.
Qiandao Lake harbours its own Atlantis the equally mysteriously named Lion City, a town of submerged Ming Dynasty buildings.
What Japanese onsen, hot springs, are all about and how to get the etiquette right.
How tourism in Cambodia is saving the environment and building futures for its disadvantaged.
How it is possible to eat, pray and love all on Bali and there is no better place for this than the cultural capital Ubud.
Shanghai’s Tianzifang offers a place where artists, shop owners, restaurants and residents coexist.
The UNESCO World Heritage site of Kaiping, Guangdong Province, with its towers that dot the villages of the surrounding countryside.
How China’s record breaking bullet trains are revolutionising travel in the country.
The Laotian Elephant Festival and efforts to better look after both domestic and wild elephants in the country.
The seven best UK heritage lines for steam trains based on length, scenery and locomotive collection.
Travel article about Kashgar in Xinjiang Province and the Karakoram Highway that goes to Pakistan.
A look at the main sights of Vientiane along with how a bicycle ride along the Mekong can show you a completely different side to the capital of Laos.
Travel article about the highlights of Luang Prabang the cultural capital of Laos.
Travel article about Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang Province and the Karakoram Highway that goes to Pakistan.
Travel article tied in to the Shanghai Expo and some alternative ways to experience the city.
Travel article about the Sapporo snow festival and how to get the best out of a winter visit to Hokkaido.
How to spend 24 hours exploring the towers of Kaiping, Guangdong Province.