It’s beyond expectations – and surprising: thousands of tropical plants, trees, flowers, wildlife, a waterfall amid almost 1,000 rooms and suites spread over 15 acres within minutes of bustling shopping malls and designer shops... Shangri-la Hotel, Singapore.
Aberdeen’s Lord Provost Barney Crockett is proving big in Japan - hitting the headlines in the Far East after signing a trade deal.
An Aberdeenshire brewing giant has come under fire in Asia for launching a beer called Kamikaze that features a picture of the Japanese Rising Sun.
North-east ice-cream firm Mackie’s of Scotland is targeting sales growth in Taiwan and South Korea in a fresh assault on Asian export markets.
If you’ve been making new year resolutions for ages yet never seem to carry them through, you’re not alone. For decades I have been promising to travel as much as time and budget allow and see more of this wonderful planet. One destination that has been on my bucket list for some time is Singapore. Even the name conjures up images of another world, full of Far Eastern promise…
A group of amateur north explorers are preparing to climb the uncharted peaks of Kyrgyzstan in central Asia next month.
As holidaymakers become more discerning and adventurous on their vacation choices, tourists are broadening their horizons and opening their minds to new possibilities.
You’ve seen the adverts, you’ve seen the postcards. Sugar white sandy beaches fringed with lush palm trees and crystal clear twinkling waters.
One of the last Gordon Highlanders to have survived the nightmarish construction of the "Death Railway" has died - almost 73 years after he was captured by the Japanese.