The world famous Vivid Sydney festival returns to the coastline from May 26 to June 17 with an expanded light walk through the royal Botanic Garden and imaginary creatures adding colour to the Sails of the Sydney Opera House.
FOLLOWING the introduction of a new Shinkansen bullet-train service linking it to Tokyo, the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido is beckoning Thai tourists to experience its natural hot springs and onsen resorts, Kaoru Ohno, secretary-general of the Noboribetsu Tourism Association, said last week.
A French couple who quit their job to travel the world has made a pitstop in Khon Kaen, Thailand to study Thai massage, in addition to vacationing. They began the Asian leg of their world tour in China, before moving on to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Khon Kaen, Thailand. They said Thailand has been a friendly country where they feel welcomed. Wh...
The number of international tourists rose by 4% worldwide to 1.2 billion last year as Asians travelled more, but security fears hit visitor arrivals in Europe, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) said.