Without the high-season tourist crush, a wintertime visit to Kyoto offers Zen-like serenity.
There are almost 7000 other islands to choose from, but nowhere quite like this damp, green eco-capsule.
A robot instructing tourists in Buddhist thought in a Zen temple may seem odd for those not accustomed to Japanese mores.
Mojo Nomad Central is a cool spot for younger travellers looking to stay with like-minded folk for a reasonable price.
For some travellers, especially those who’ve never been, an Asian holiday can be daunting. Brian Johnston has some great suggestions for taking the hassle out of this magnificent continent.
First-time visitors to Tokyo keen to see the hotspots will find the Yamanote rail line, which loops around the city, covers all bases.
This eatery couldn't be more Portuguese if it tried – but we're not in Portugal.
You haven’t seen China until you have seen these essential sights.