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Omicron ruffles travel as Japan closes, Europe pauses

Monks at Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The spectacular stone carvings at Angkor provide the backdrop for monks doing their alms rounds in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The country is back on the travel map.


One lady and an old Irish castle

Susan Kurosawa on the travails of solo travel


Step into Steamy Langkawi

Chill out in the jungle, mangroves, or at the beach


Bottoming out in Hong Kong

Author - Vijay VergheseChanging times on Lockhart Road, Hong Kong’s sin strip, as Covid and vigorous germophobes take their toll on sixty-somethings. After Bangkok, Lockhart Road was a doddle as I sidestepped many a Suzie’s come hither look. Why, 35 years on, I simply had to return to the Lockhart strip.

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