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Five Reasons to Visit Indochina

Marc Harris | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

A destination that evokes images of famed historical sites, beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, Indochina should be a destination on everyone's hit-list and here are just five of these highlights that make it one of the world's most appealing, exciting and unique destinations...

Am I a Bad Parent for Taking My Son to See the Harsh Reality of Child Trafficking?

Tom Herbert | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Herbert

It was under a giant mango tree in a remote village monastery in South East Asia earlier this year that I felt closest to my son.

Why the Scots Would Be Mad to Vote for Independence (Not That I Care)

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

So, next week the Scots will decide if they want to be independent. Let me start by declaring a lack of interest in this issue. A complete lack of interest. I think may be one-eighth Scottish but I really don't care if I have Scottish blood coursing through my veins. It hasn't affected my life either way.

Bereaved Girlfriend Of Drowned Man Found Dead In Hotel

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

The girlfriend of a man swept away while swimming in a river in Laos has been found dead in a hotel room. Kate Downey, from Middlesbrough, has died...

Travel Eye: Budget Accommodation in Southeast Asia

Karen Edwards | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Bargains don't pop up too often these days, meaning we're all holding out for "the right moment" to take that perfect trip. Well, that's where the wonderful region of Southeast Asia comes in. Because once you've bought the flight ticket, you'll find bumming around the area is actually pretty cheap!

Five Best Eco Hotels in Asia

Mark Hodson | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

South East Asia is one of the world's most beautiful regions, with its spectacular coral reefs, abundant wildlife and rainforests dating back 130 million years. Unfortunately, it's also a part of the world developing fast under the pressures of consumerism, rising populations and intensive farming.

Brit Missing In Laos Is Found Dead

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

John-Paul Conley, a "brilliant and funny" 35-year-old from Middlesbrough who disappeared while swimming in a Laos river, has been found dead. Well...

Laos Plane Crash Kill At Least 39

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK

At least 39 people have been killed after an aircraft plummeted into a river in Laos, local media reported. A Lao Airlines plane on an internal fl...

Teaching My First Yoga Class

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 07.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

I've been practicing yoga for years and often dreamt about leading my own class. Here I was doing it, and I wasn't about to let it become an unjoyful event.

'Secret Retreats' In South East Asia

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new boutique hotel brand, which aims to offer travellers the best of authentic Asian accommodation, launched this month. Called Secret Retreats, ...