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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... 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, ...   TEMPLE TO AN EMPIRE As we take in a curry and a puppet show at the ever-popular Nanda Restaurant that night, local guide Nay Myo Ko tells me a little more about Bagan's history. "Bagan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1484024/solitary-refinement-bagan-myanmars-architectural-city-wonders
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    48 hours in Beijing

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:52pm by KAWAI WONG

    ... the people ['Jet Li owns these hutongs'; 'this one belongs to a bastardised line of a Qing emperor'] and the language [the origins of some Chinese proverbs]. If you're lucky, ... the city to meet clients and see friends. "The whole of China is out en masse, stuffing every crevice of Beijing full of people and noise. Imagine rush hour at Admiralty MTR station ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1472056/48-hours-beijing
  3. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/money/article/1461771/out-world
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... of the economic value of their culture. They are true hunter-gatherers; they have no crops, no cattle, no permanent shelters. They are one of the oldest people on Earth. Many Tanzanians consider them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1470956/about-bush-trekking-through-tanzania
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... onwards) Emeishan is one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains of China, noted for its sunrise views and the sea of clouds often visible from the summit. Rather more down-to-earth offerings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1471213/travellers-checks
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... perfect. You could be in Switzerland or Austria rather than a former republic of socialist Yugoslavia. The pocket-sized city packs plenty in. Start at Republic Square, where Slovenian independence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1461737/double-feature
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, Zhejiang

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... is in the main hotel but next to it is the newly opened Mystic Spa, the biggest in China. It has 101 hot-spring pools, both indoor and outdoor, set in a 20,000-square-metre site with eight spa chalets, ... fish from the lake. What else is there to do? Suzhou and Hangzhou are both within about an hour's drive. Huzhou, the starting point on the Silk Road and one of China's silk capitals, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1457650/hot-spots-sheraton-huzhou-hot-spring-resort-zhejiang
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hiroshima: an open secret

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

    ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1457644/hiroshima-open-secret
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: One&Only, Cape Town

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead Kate Whitehead One&Only, Cape Town What is it? Not the one and only One&Only, funnily enough, although it is the original, from which a chain of luxury resorts has been built that stretches from North America to Australia (Sanya will soon see China's first). It's not often that a mountain view beats a sea view, but Cape Town, in South Africa, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1451701/hot-spots-oneonly-cape-town
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:19pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... "Hawaii of China" slogan used to sell the rest of the island, Haikou is an interesting little city, with a good selection of 19th-century European-style architecture (Britain and France both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1451699/travellers-checks

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