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Best Of The Decade Travel Awards 2010-2019 - Smart Travel Asia magazine


Great Asian escapes from pink sand to hot air balloons

Raja Ampat, West Papua for Indonesia diving

Raja Ampat in the far east of Indonesia is a diving paradise like no other with well preserved marine life and clear waters. Its relative inaccessibility is perhaps its best protection. Also, dune runs, safaris, white-water...


Dancing at the hotel check-in?

How some hotels might change things in 2023


Welcome the new maharajah

Air-India tries a gutsy revamp and merger, but...


Covid travel tests and more as China reopens

Covid travel updates

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We turn 20: strange tales from the vault

Author - Vijay VergheseStill crazy after all these years. 'You must be mad', people said when we launched Smart Travel Asia in Feb 2003. And suddenly, we turned twenty. Some tales from the past, an introduction to some weird and wonderful people, and reader brickbats and bouquets.

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