China, the traveller's treasure box

The Meridian Gate in Beijing's Forbidden City; nowhere else teems with so much history, legend and good old-fashioned imperial intrigue.

Check out the latest guide to China and its colossal palaces, sacred mountains, cliff-top temples, roaring metropolises, spectacular scenery and much, much more.

Check out Thailand's biggest hotel pool

The Hotel Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra's pool is the largest hotel pool in Thailand.

Who needs beaches when you can stay at the Hotel Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra?

Castle offers 'ninja hospitality'

Wakayama Castle brought in the ninja group in 2011 as part of its hospitality services.

Need help climbing the steep slope at Wakayama Castle? Just call a ninja.

First-class luxury at The Pier

The Pier is the latest in a series of luxury lounges to open at Hong Kong International Airport.

Cathay Pacific's new airport lounge in Hong Kong features massages, daybed suites and a new signature scent.

Chinese tourists learning how to behave

Wealthy Shanghainese matrons learn the fine points of afternoon tea, Western style.

Shanghai's wealthy are spending money on lessons in how to behave out in the world.

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