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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    What to see and do in Kennedy Town

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:04pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... exercise isn't your thing, try the escalator next to The Belcher's estate.) One of the highlights of the university's expansion is the Run Run Shaw Heritage House, an unexpected granite structure that looks like a Chinese version of an English country house. Built in 1924 as a residence for senior Western engineers, the house was restored and reopened earlier this year. ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... a number of Hainan Island's better hotels and resorts with a two-night stay priced from HK$2,350. This price is for the Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort & Spa, but also within affordable ...

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    Tribal pursuit

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by TOM CARTER

    ... months to make costs 10,000 rupees (HK$1,250), as does an Ahir's dress. "We can't afford these things," we say. "Buy," they say, "buy a carpet!" "We ... of surreal colours and psychedelic patterns. They receive us affectionately, pulling us by our hands into their house. This is a rare opportunity to get to know the tribal people personally. ...

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    Destination: Blackpool

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... the sightseeing season into November. Wander a short distance away from the bright lights and the atmosphere becomes edgy. The police sirens are louder and the boarding houses are boarded up. Faded ... if I could afford the cut in wages,” she says, with a shrug. Mira is from Constanta, a Romanian resort city that she has little difficulty convincing me is an “upmarket version of Blackpool”. ...

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    My 48 hours in Shanghai

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by SHIRAZ RANDERIA

    ... that's thriving now, working on a smaller scale and you'll find a lot of that here." FRIDAY NIGHT "For dinner head straight to Old Jesse, a small house-like restaurant that does ... Allen's new club is a vastly different experience to anything currently on offer in the city with its understated yet sexy and louche mentality: there are no booths, no funky house, no live ...

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    Hot spots: Kruisherenhotel, Maastricht

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by ED PETERS

    ... are in the former cloisters with 10 housed in the former gatekeeper's lodge and an adjacent new building. The finely judged contrast between ancient and modern is both comforting and thoroughly ... houses Rouge & Blanc, a bar flanked by a "wall" of wine bottles that acts as the cellar. What's Maastricht like? The treaty that paved the way for both the single European ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... it opened in the late 1970s. Instead, it was given over to more lucrative office space and named Sea Containers House, after its original tenant. One of the most talked-about hotels to open ...

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    Where to find the best Taiwanese food in Taipei

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:37pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... by a formally dressed wait staff comes out at just under NT$300 and NT$600. They feature a salad (with house dressing) and cold egg custard arranged around a main dish of mackerel, breaded pork, or beef ...

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    Natural selection

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 09:15am by Jeff Chu

    ... in the house. The featured soloist on this occasion is violin virtuoso Joshua Bell, performing Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No1 in G minor. Perhaps there's no better metaphor for this resort ... about a place was set for change." Aspen is home to about 6,600 permanent residents, but its population nearly quadruples during peak ski season. The city's reputation has pushed house ...

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    After fiasco over delays, British ministers take control of passport office

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by DANNY LEE

    ... in a stronger position to do so." Keith Vaz, chairman of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee, said: "They have delivered a shamefully poor service to the estimated 5.6 million British ...




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