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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... of remote locations. With the breathtaking expansion of its high-speed rail network (which will connect even Urumqi, in distant Xinjiang, this year) it is easy to forget how recently China emerged ... of Sichuan province whose rapid development, fuelled by the "Open Up the West" programme, has been spectacular even in Chinese terms- a genuine steam-powered railway has survived, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: The Emperor Far Away, by David Eimer

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram The Emperor Far Away: Travels at the Edge of China by David Eimer Bloomsbury 4 stars  David Bartram China possesses the world's longest land border- more than 22,000 kilometres- and is neighbour to 14 countries, more than any other nation. David Eimer, Post contributor and former China correspondent for Britain's Sunday Telegraph, travelled this perimeter ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    There's a lot more to our neighbour Shenzhen than cheap suits and massages

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:24pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... cuisines from some of China's most delicious provinces, or throwing your hands in the air to some of the most authentic hip hop in southern China- all for a fraction of the price of a numbing ... over the world. The second Saturday of every month a group of resourceful ravers take over one of Shenzhen's many pedestrian tunnels turning it into a full-blown all-night dance party. ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Soul searching: Prague

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Paul Letters

    ... attraction, Hradcany Castle, a gentle stroll from Letna Park, was once the seat of power for kings and emperors- and Heydrich. A vast complex of palaces and churches, it is the largest ancient castle ... by quashing dissent in Austria, Poland and now Bohemia-Moravia with brutal efficiency. The fuhrer was poised to further promote Heydrich and extend the geographical reach of his powers. But Gabcik, ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Solitary refinement: Bagan, Myanmar's architectural city of wonders

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by Daniel Allen

    ... proffers a clammy hand. "Still, it's better than the weather I had when I was studying back in England." Despite the heat, frequent power cuts and the occasional flash flood, Roy ... of the temple's exterior walls. "Of course, Bagan isn't as well known yet as Cambodia's Angkor Wat or China's Terracotta Army," says Roy. "As Myanmar opens up, though, ...

  6. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

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

    ... space – the Lynx will take off directly from a runway under its own rocket power, without needing a carrier aircraft to take it to high altitude before launch. “Taking off from the ground ... kilometres above sea level. The pilots will then switch off the rockets, but sheer momentum will keep the spacecraft shooting upwards, peaking at an altitude of 100 kilometres. Gravity will power ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hiroshima: an open secret

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:12pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... Well, its six rivers certainly help but Hiroshima's real stress-busting powers lie in its unique open spaces. Explorer and art historian Langdon Warner (the inspiration for Steven ... in Hangzhou, China, in a space of just 40,000 square metres. Shukkeien contains many of the elements of Zen landscape gardens introduced from China by priest Muso Kokushi (1275-1351): picturesque ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Northern exposure: a tour through North Korea’s top end

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm

    ... China do so for a glimpse of one of the most isolated and feared states in the world and, almost invariably, that entails a trip that takes in Pyongyang, the DMZ (the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea) and the mass games. Carefully choreographed tours present Pyongyang as a modern city with skyscrapers and fashionably dressed folk toting mobile phones. There may be power ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Survival of the finest: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:27pm by Tim Pile

    ... on December 16, 1903, 40 days after the first edition of the South China Morning Post rolled off the presses in another part of the British empire. For the 17 guests booked in that night, ... with electric lights, and many lifts, also worked by electricity, will convey residents from floor to floor with comfort." The guaranteed power supply led to the installation of air conditioning. ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Girl power Despite recent talk from Singapore Airlines and its advertising agency about evolving the brand and focusing more on the customer- and subsequent panicked ... With the last of this year's Grand Slam tennis tournaments recently concluded, all eyes have now turned from the US Open to China and the Shanghai Rolex Masters- Asia's biggest, most ...




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