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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... attention for its highly unusual design. Coming hot on the heels of President Xi Jinping's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China, the hotel is auspiciously designed ... Phangan, in Thailand (above), Vientiane, in Laos, and Tokyo, in Japan. Other countries with hotels taking part in the promotion include Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    A moving experience

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and Edwardian furniture reveals that a third of the 60-odd passengers are from China. We feel right at home. Capital Park was built with materials salvaged from other stations around the country, ... in each hand. She says a tardy arrival is guaranteed almost everywhere the train will stop because Rovos is at the mercy of the South African railways network. "We have the watches, ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... set its sights more firmly on Asia since being acquired from its American owners by Hong Kong's New World Hospitality in 2011. Eight upmarket properties are scheduled to open in China ... affordable from £119, or perhaps compromise with a "Cosy" room (above), at £99. For a closer look and online reservations from September 25, visit www.hoxtonhotels.com Railway cuttings ...

  4. 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 project- nicknamed the “China-Russia-Canada-America line”- would run for 13,000km, about 3,000km further than the Trans-Siberian Railway. The entire trip would take two days, with the train ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Taiwan's Hsinchu offers a tranquil respite just an hour from Taipei

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by Ralph Jennings

    ... mark the Japanese-designed railway station, which was built in 1913. The Hsinchu City Art Gallery & Reclamation Hall (tel: +886 3 524 7218), a two-storey red brick building with an arched ... Municipal Glass Museum (glassmuseum.moc.gov.tw) and is just 10 minutes from the railway station. City officials opened the museum in 1999 to promote glass sculpture, mirroring a 40-year-old local ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Blasts from the past: a steam-powered taste of old China

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 10:47pm by DAVID AKAST

    ... David Akast The 'world's last working steam railway' is fast becoming a Sichuan tourist attraction. Words and pictures by David Akast Blasts from the past There are hundreds of preserved heritage railways around the globe sharing a common appeal to the sense of nostalgia that the age of steam stimulates. In comparison to their homogenised and characterless diesel ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am by David Eimer

    ... and you reach a reminder of what was a hell on Earth. The tiny town of Thanbyuzayat was the western terminus of the Japanese "death railway" of the second world war. Some 16,000 British, ... the loved ones the men within left behind. "In precious memory of my beloved only child, a dear son and a brave lad. Mother," is inscribed on the tombstone of Lance Corporal J.R. Wootton, ...

  8. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... rule known as International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which forbids people from countries such as China, Iran and North Korea from having any access to US weapons technology. Virgin ... holding only a People’s Republic of China passport will not be allowed on the Virgin Galactic spacecraft. “There is still some time [until take-off]. Some may be able to apply successfully ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:10pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... around the world by train, as well as a masterful narrative history", and research took its author to Russia, China, India, Peru and Britain (where the railway engine first came to life ... three minutes' walk away. For more information and opening rates, go to www.marriott.com or simply search on Google for a less convoluted route. Railway reading If you expect a long railway ...

  10. News - China - TRAVEL

    Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed line to open on December 26

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... railway between Beijing and Guangzhou will open in two weeks' time, the Railways Ministry said yesterday. It will offer the longest bullet-train ride in the world and cut the journey time ... will eclipse the high-speed railway between Beijing and Shanghai. That 1,318-kilometre route opened in June last year. It will not only connect the Pearl River Delta to the nation's political ...




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