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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    W Guangzhou hotel unlocks another side of the city

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by GABRIELLE JAFFE

    ... was little more than a communal farm. But today, Zhujiang New Town is Guangzhou's towering central business district, with skyscrapers soaring higher than 400 metres and futuristic structures such as Zaha Hadid's Guangzhou Opera House. It's a bold statement of the city's determination to become something more than a gateway to China's factories, and its desire ...

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    The Emperor Qianmen offers imperial splendour in Beiing

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 11:35pm by GABRIELLE JAFFE

    ... It is the best option on offer in this historic area. 48hours@scmp.com   The Emperor Qianmen ★★★★ 87 Xianyukou Street, Qianmen Commercial Area, Dongcheng district, Beijing 100051 (theemperor.com.cn) ...

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    The new Ritz-Carlton Kyoto lives up to the hype

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by Graeme Green

    ... is leading the charge- and in style. The 134-room hotel has an "urban resort" concept. It's near the downtown area, a 15-minute walk from the famous geisha district of Gion, ...

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    K-pop rules supreme, but Seoul has a growing number of venues for indie music

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:11pm by SOPHIE BOLADERAS

    ... play for appreciative, rowdy clubbers. Trendy nightlife districts such as Hongdae, Gangnam, and Itaewon provide a deluge of unique bars and clubs that are host to some of the best live music ... first jazz club opened its doors in 1976, and has maintained a stellar reputation ever since. Located in Itaewon, Seoul's most culturally diverse district, the club hosts live performances ...

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    Escape the holiday crush with our guide to last-minute destinations

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 11:06pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI, Adam Wright, NICK TAYLOR, Amy Russell, CHARLEY LA

    ... but later became associated with Theravada Buddhism. How? There are daily flights between Bangkok and the Laotian city of Pakse, an hour's drive from the town of Champasak, gateway to Wat ...

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    Point Yamu by COMO is a wellness resort that doesn't prohibit having fun

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:13am by KRISTINA TANSO

    ... Kristina Tanso A weekend getaway at a wellness resort in Phuket is just what the doctor ordered, writes Kristina Tanso Depending on which direction you drive, 25 minutes from Phuket International Airport can land you in the red light district of Patong beach or a health haven in a Unesco-protected heritage site made famous by a James Bond film. Making my way out of the airport, ...

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    Hot springs and heavenly hikes in Japan's Kumano region

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:41pm by Daniel Allen

    ... to be left only with memories of forest shrines and misty peaks, crimson-coloured torii (traditional Japanese gateways) and black-robed monks. "Onsen are one of the best reasons to come ...

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    My 48 Hours in Mumbai

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm by NICK TAYLOR

    ... However, Randeria says the different districts, many of which were once separate islands, have retained their own distinct character. "The most historic part is Colaba in the south. ... a long, paved walkway that links Nariman Point in Mumbai's financial district to Chowpatty Beach. It's a 4.8 kilometre, palm-lined stretch that attracts families who sit looking out ...

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    Style tripper: Seoul

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by JENNIFER COX

    ... superpower and a leading exporter of hi-tech goods, but in the heart of Seoul, there's nothing its sophisticates enjoy more than shopping. The main districts that will hold a shopper's ... driving grindingly slow. Happily, the subway is efficient, with fares from just 150 won (HK$1.10). The designer brands tend to thrive in the upmarket shopping district of Gangnam, on the south ...

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    The Sultan hotel in Singapore offers old-school decadence

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:38pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... towering skyscrapers alongside quaint examples of its culture. The Sultan is a prime example of the latter. The hotel is located in the predominantly Malay and Arab district of Kampong Glam, ...




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