7 reasons to visit gorgeous Hoi An

(CNN) — Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, Hoi An is easily one of the most beautiful towns...

The story behind Vietnam’s ‘Crazy House’

(CNN) — Wild, weird, wonderful... there are many ways to describe the Crazy House (also known as Hang Nga Guesthouse) in Dalat, a relaxed...

Hoshinoya Tokyo: Japan’s most luxurious urban ryokan

(CNN) — With just over a year till Tokyo hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics, now's the time for travelers planning to take in the...

Welcome to the world’s wildest intersection

Tokyo (CNN) — Often referred to as the world's busiest crosswalk, thousands of pedestrians scramble across Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing daily. At peak times,...

How Tokyo is readying for the global spotlight

(CNN) — With Tokyo set to host two of the world's biggest sporting events -- the Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics...

The master shipbuilder keeping Macao’s maritime past alive

Master shipbuilder Tam Kam Chun is on a mission. Every day, the 71-year-old spends hours at an abandoned Macao shipyard, hunched over a table,...

Preserving Macao’s bamboo tradition through sculptural works

Written by Stella Ko, CNNMacaoMany of Asia's biggest cities owe their skylines to long bamboo poles that allow construction workers to climb to great...

‘Like the tart, I never change’: The secret behind Macao’s most famous dessert

Macao (CNN) — You can smell it before you see it. The sweet smell of sugar, egg and custard, baking til it's cooked just...

Preserving Macao’s handmade signs in the digital age

Written by Dan Tham, CNNMacaoPerched on a stool in his dusty workshop in Macao, Lam Weng Io looks like a scholar or a librarian,...

Tohoku: A Japan destination for all seasons

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Wakayama rafting: It’s on logs — and standing up!

(CNN) — Think sitting in an inflated raft while rushing down white-water rapids is hardcore? You haven't tried the wildest rafting experience in...

16 Japan experiences every traveler needs to enjoy

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Hanoi’s best boutique hotels

(CNN) — Hanoi might be famous for its impenetrable walls of Vespas, but the city isn't quite as chaotic as it's chalked up to...

Where to try bia hoi, Hanoi’s 25 cent beer

(CNN) — As soon as the sun sets in Hanoi, Vietnam, there's only one place to be: the corner of Ta Hien and Luong...

5 dishes every Hanoi visitor needs to try

Hanoi (CNN) — When former President Barack Obama traveled to Hanoi in 2016, he famously joined the late Anthony Bourdain for a meal of...

South Africa’s ‘boxing grannies’ juke and jab their way to healthier lives

"My life was on and off, you know -- sometimes good, sometimes bad," said 80-year-old Constance Ngubane, who's been coming in to box since...

Eat more plants and less meat to live longer and improve heart health

Sticking to an overall plant-based diet or a diet that includes more plant foods than animal foods could be associated with a 16% lower...

Intermittent fasting and a new passion helped him lose 95 pounds

"It's pretty embarrassing, but it's the truth," Sklar said. "I just opened the door, and I was just like, 'What are we doing here?'...

A diver is believed to have died after a great white shark attack in...

Gary Johnson is believed to have been attacked by a great white shark while diving near Cull Island, off Esperance on the south coast...