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  1. News - World - TRAVEL

    Swiss youth hostel gives budget travellers the spa treatment

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 08:44pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Swiss youth hostel gives travellers five-spa treatment A youth hostel fitted out with jacuzzis, herbal steam baths and hydromassage facilities has opened in a Swiss alpine village, declaring itself the first "wellness hostel" in the world. WellnessHostel 4000, in the glacier village of Saas-Fee in the canton of Valais, still offers the traditional hostel ...

  2. News - China - TRAVEL

    China 'considering' building high-speed rail line from Beijing to the United States

    Posted May 09th 2014, 10:26am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Entire trip would take two days and run through Siberia China is considering plans to build a high-speed railway line to the US, the country’s official media has reported. The proposed line would begin in north-east China and run up through Siberia, pass through a tunnel underneath the Pacific Ocean then cut through Alaska and Canada to reach the continental US, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    British passport holders demand compensation over renewal delay

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by DANNY LEE

    ... staff whose normal job was to detect fraudulent applications to help clear the backlog, according to The Guardian. Richard Healy raised similar concerns about lodging a refund request. The Hong ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by CHRIS BARCLAY

    ... to read the inscriptions on a dusty stone tablet in the wall. Guanyin shared the hall with shrines to the guardian god Yama, his consort, Yami, and Bodhidharma, the patriarch of Chinese Buddhism. ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    As nature intended: Japan's Oki Islands

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... concern in the Oki, where fishing and tourism are just about the only industries. At the end of one tiny inlet, there is the Yurahime “squid shrine”, dedicated to the guardian deity of the sea. ... Heian era (AD794-1185), the structure lies half inside and half outside, as if its builders had given up and left it there. Like Yurahime, the Takuhi Shrine is dedicated to the guardian deity ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    On the rocks

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am

    ... it, you might be lucky enough to see the cliff paintings of Ile Kere Kere and meet their guardian, Ignacio.   DILI, THE CAPITAL of East Timor, is a chaotic maze of one-way streets ... the treacherous track or over the rocks. His name is Ignacio, he says, and he is the guardian of the rock paintings. “Because I am here, you can see the paintings well,” he says, explaining that if he ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Terminal 2, Mumbai Airport

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:38pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... and celestial guardian figures- are prominent. Is any of it interactive? Some of the installations invite you to touch, push and feel. A water installation by film director Shekhar Kapur comprises ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Steep learning curve: cycling in Boyaca

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:51pm

    ... of Quintana’s success. Guardian News & Media   Getting there: Lufthansa flies daily from Hong Kong to Frankfurt, and from the German city direct to Bogota, Colombia. If you would like to join one ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The tastes of Taipei

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am

    ... subversives and intellectuals, where you can sit on wooden chairs or tatami mats sipping honeyed oolong tea as a glass kettle murmurs away on a burner beside you. Guardian News & Media   ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Powder rangers

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... chalets piste-side selling vin chaud. Just more snow than you ever dreamed of- and a lift to access it. Guardian News & Media   Getting there: Air Canada www.aircanada.com operates a daily ...




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