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

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

    ... to become the centre of a mighty Burmese empire. During its height, the city boasted 10,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas. There may only be fraction of these left, but what remains is still ...

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    Travellers' checks

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

    ... package to Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam, with two nights at the Pullman Saigon Centre hotel (right) from HK$2,090 per person, twin share. This price will get you a superior room, while deluxe ...

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    48 hours in Beijing

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

    ... Oversized copper, steel and polymer sculptures line the streets, making it fun to wander aimlessly." Lee likes the Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (UCCA) for its brilliantly curated ...

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    Immersion therapy: Selaya, Spain

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by MATT COOPER

    ... by the financial crisis and that unemployment was high in this area, but we weren't prepared for quite how bad it would be. Talk in the cafes is that unemployment stands at more than 50 per cent ... livestock. People reap the benefits of being more in touch with the land and it is not unusual for someone in the centre of town to have a goat and chickens in their back garden. A car mechanic ...

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    Hiroshima: an open secret

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

    ... a spacecraft adrift in a tranquil sea of green. The museum, together with Central Park and Hiroshima Castle, forms a broad unbroken swathe of greenery right through the centre of Hiroshima. Tucked away ...

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    Hot spots: the Greenwich Hotel, New York

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Carol West

    ... from the financial district. Is it a good place for sleepers? I'd say so. Providing the sort of space that most New Yorkers can only dream about, each of the 88 guest rooms, which include ... with a wet room, another a couples retreat, are complemented by a pool (top) and a boutique fitness centre designed by De Niro's personal trainer. Timbers are lantern-lit, bathing the space ...

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    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

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

    ... to the northwest, and teak trees still poke up above the grand churches and houses. Wooden boats bob on the river as they did 100 years ago. Even the notorious prison in the centre of town is a Victorian ... back from Strand Road, Mawlamyine's waterfront, towards the hill Kyaik Thanlan sits atop form the heart of colonial Mawlamyine. This area is also the commercial centre of the city, home ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... overlooking (on a clear day, presumably) the Olympic Sailing Centre, while the 259-room Sheraton is at the back of the city towards Mount Lao. Promising "a blend of modern and natural ...

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    Bach of the day

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by ED PETERS

    ... to the Bay of Islands. Crocodiles of passengers from a cruise ship moored offshore totter round the streets and lay siege to the information centre; so- having stocked up on fresh mussels ...

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    Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm

    ... though, according to a man who greets me at the visitor centre. “These days we Bedouins have smartphones, fourwheel drives and live in townhouses while you foreigners ride camels and sleep ... some inhabited. The “rose-red city” was once a busy trading centre and, although modern-day merchants complain that business is poor as a result of the “Syrian situation”, there are plenty ...




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