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  1. travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... with the same mistrust that the internet is viewed with by some today. One of the most popular countries of origin for avid antique postcard collectors is China, where the lonely life in 19th- and early ...

  2. Deep freeze

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... as the antiques and knick-knacks in glass cases around the walls. A big plus for Harbin is that tipping is almost universally frowned upon; another is that service charges are all but non-existent outside ... maze of smaller roads leading off it. Several junk shops in the area are so run down and unpatronised they might just contain some real antique treasures. Harbin's signature heritage ...

  3. A walk on the mild side

    Posted Jan 07th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... antique kimono store, which has been run by Fumiko Shiya for more than three decades and looks like a cross between a Japanese tea house and the Old Curiosity Shop. Step inside for refreshment ...

  4. Penang

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... mansion, and several other small hotels occupy architecturally significant locations. This is one of the most interesting of George Town's streets and is home to antiques shops, travel agents, ...

  5. Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... a visit to Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art (above), which houses one of the best collections of western modern art in Asia, as well as a fine selection of antique Korean ceramics, metalwork ...

  6. Ho Chi Minh City

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... on the ground floor, like an antique telephone kiosk. Art nouveau stained glass and neoclassical-style pillars give the interior an unusual atmosphere and make it the ideal place for displaying the work ...

  7. travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... no-hawking zones. With thousands of books on offer, from reference works for students to antique volumes to cheap local editions of international bestsellers, Veer Nariman Road was one ...



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