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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 mountain resort town in southern Vietnam.…

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, hard at work. With only stray…

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

Eating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new study.

Poignant books by Jhumpa Lahiri

Born on July 11, 1967, in London as Nilanjana Lahiri to Bengali parents, Jhumpa Lahiri is an American-Indian author. Lahiri moved to Rhode Islands as a young child and lived…

Modern retellings of Ramayana

Anand Neelakantan’s debut novel ‘Asura: Tale of the Vanquished’ is a retelling of Ramayana through Ravan’s point of view. A highly-learned and skilled Brahman, the demon King Ravan is one…

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 in Southeast Asia. The action revolves…

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 bun cha, a beloved local specialty…

Want to read more? Follow these tips!

Just like you decide to meet friends to catch up with them, it is important to set up book-dates with the books on your reading list. Set aside a specific…

13 classics everyone should read

13 classics everyone should read | The Times of India Now Reading: 13 classics everyone should read TNN | Last updated on – Mar 27, 2019, 15:19 ISTShare fbsharetwsharepinshare 01/14Classics…

Tohoku: A Japan destination for all seasons

Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the…