Charity begins on holidays - that's what many tour operators in the family market are finding.
Christina Pfeiffer indulges in supreme relaxation at Hoi An.
Like yeast, the cult of the celebrity chef has led to a rise in children's cooking classes.
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River cruisers are spoilt for choice when they head to Asia these days and now the major ocean cruise lines are ramping up their presence in the region.
We've all seen them. Like locusts on a crop, they descend on tourist attractions, chattering and snapping.
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Ethereal landscape meets bustling food markets; this former French colony is an exotic destination that taps all the senses. Tranquil beauty lingers from jade-coloured waters to soaring limestone islands in the north, majestical wonder surrounds old imperial palaces and bluey hill-tops around Hue, giving way to multi-storey department stores, mega-coffee houses and endless bustle of traffic in the big city life of Ho Chi Minh.