Asia Pacific

Five continents, five years... and thousands of sketches

Five continents, five years... and thousands of sketches

Luis Simoes has visited 29 countries in the past two years and plans to sketch his way around the world
Following Anthony Bourdain around the world

Following Anthony Bourdain around the world

Instagram users and CNN iReporters share their favorite travel photos of the places Bourdain has visited in "Part Unknown"
Australia bans travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa

Australia bans travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa

PM Abbott defends decision, saying the country has been active in fight against deadly disease
'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

'Avant gardens': When art, design and a whole load of plants collide

Traditional ideas about gardens are being replaced by a more sculpture-like approach -- and with fantastic results
Diwali celebrations light up India

Diwali celebrations light up India

Around the world, Indians are celebrating the festival of lights with fireworks and candles. Here's a look at some of this week's India festivities
North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea halts foreign tourism over Ebola fears

North Korea is reportedly closing its borders to international tourists starting Friday due to Ebola concerns
'No weird buildings': The end for Chinese architectural ambitions?

'No weird buildings': The end for Chinese architectural ambitions?

President's call for fewer ostentatious structures could quash China's recent enthusiasm for incredible-looking buildings
Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet

Macau trumps Vegas with $270 minimum bet

The Chinese city holds all the aces for serious gamblers and is now roughly seven times bigger than Vegas
12 Sri Lankan foods every visitor should try

12 Sri Lankan foods every visitor should try

On the island of rice, curry, tropical fruit and fresh seafood, eating is an honor to the taste buds
Air New Zealand posts new 'Hobbit' safety video

Air New Zealand posts new 'Hobbit' safety video

Starring Elijah Wood and "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson, here's an airline safety video passengers might actually watch
Japan to launch new commercial passenger plane

Japan to launch new commercial passenger plane

The Mitsubishi Regional Jet, aka the MRJ, is Japan's first new commercial jet in over 50 years
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart