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Travelling is one of the best ways to learn another language, and a new poll shows that becoming multilingual makes you more attractive.
A new proposal could see alcohol banned in Indonesia, including the popular backpacker destination of Bali, known for its party atmosphere.
A stray puppy completed an ultra-marathon in the Gobi desert alongside one of the runners, who is now trying to bring her home to the UK.
Funny mistranslations on menus in Asian countries are a common sight, but now South Korea has decided enough is enough.
A new survey has shown that a huge number of travellers would choose to travel with their mobile phone instead of a real life actual person.
A town in New Zealand finds itself with a raft of jobs and affordable houses, and not enough people to fill them. So they want you to move there.
A new survey has shown that travel is the best thing you can do to improve your mood, with most people wishing they could travel more.
Archaeologists have found remains of a network of medieval cities lost in Cambodia's jungle, so large that could rival capital city Phnom Penh.
The world's first 3D printed plane - Thor - has just been unveiled to the public at the Berlin air show. Could this be the future of air travel?
The highly controversial ‘Tiger Temple’ in Thailand has today been raided by wildlife authorities, who have seized at least 40 of the big cats.