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City life: 10 amazing photos of Asian cities

Often when we think of photography we picture amazing wildlife shots and epic landscapes, but cities provide so many great photo opportunities too, with the chance to capture intricate architecture and locals going about their daily lives. We’ve collected together some of the best photos of our favourite Asian cities to inspire your next holiday. more »

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First-time China

China for a first-timer

Despite being the third largest country in the world, we’ve always seen China as something of an enigmatic kingdom. From the seemingly infinite 4,000-mile-long Great Wall which features on bucket lists worldwide, to the rice terraces in Longsheng and Chengdu’s charming pandas, there is simply so much to explore. We recently sent our Asia specialist more »

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Escape to Asia before the summer rush

Travelling before the summer rush means cheaper flights and accommodation, and avoiding large crowds before the summer season sets in. Not to go unmentioned is escaping the unpredictable weather, and making the most of the May bank holidays. It is a fantastic time to travel and given that it is “low season”, there’s still availability for this more »

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Imagine Travel’s New Big Five

In Africa, seeing the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard and rhino – is the traditional measure of a successful safari. But what about the rest of the world? We asked the team at Imagine Travel to nominate their New Big Five. Jaguar Best place to spot: Pantanal, Brazil The powerful and agile jaguar more »

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Unforgettable China

The promise of an epic holiday in the heart of the Far East is realised in China, home to both the world’s oldest continuous civilization and futuristic megalopolises. The sheer scale of Southeast Asia’s cultural stunner is as staggering as its seemingly infinite 4,000-mile-long Great Wall and the population. My first holiday to China was more »

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Great Wall of China

One of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Wall was on my travel list for such a long time and finally last year I got to see it! Travelling out of the bustling capital of Beijing through the rural countryside, the anticipation rose as we came to the starting point of the Mu more »

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