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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Kevin Pilley

    ... luxury property is a five-minute stroll from the Roman Baths. What makes it so special? Apart from its location? Its unique house rules. According to a list found in every guest room: "No ... is in charge of the valet parking does.) They're all terrifically cosmopolitan and courteous and there to remind you about playing by the house rules. Which means? Which means observing ...

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    Destination: Georgia

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:09am by Tim Pile

    ... a shadowy face peers out of a grubby window. The sense of poverty is tangible, with houses noticeably more dilapidated the further up the hillside you go. It's like Hong Kong Island in reverse. ... Kazbegi providing a spectacular backdrop. The views are to die for, which reminds me that Larisa has promised a surprise for when I get back. We dine together in the otherwise empty house ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Seeking the Cave, by James Lenfestey

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Seeking the Cave: A Pilgrimage to Cold Mountain by James Lenfestey Milkweed Editions 3.5 stars David Wilson Cold Mountain Cave may sound like a mythical staple of Chinese literature, but it exists, says poet and essayist James Lenfestey. Better yet, the cave once housed Lenfestey's idol: Tang dynasty bard Han Shan (which literally means Cold Mountain), who wrote ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Shangri-la, the Shard, London

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... the Japanese-style toilets. Of course, it's about exterior, not interior. Shangri-La doesn't want you cooing over the Egyptian cotton bedspread; the luxe lies in being able to run a bubble bath ... on level 52, designed by Hong Kong-based Andre Fu, the man behind the interior of Upper House. Needless to say they all have a spectacular you-know-what … Anything else? Yes, there's a 24-hour ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Rock climbers lured to the karsts of Getu village

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by JON BUTTERS

    ... families live in small houses and spend their days working the land. The food is delicious, but limited to the seasonal produce that the land offers.We stumble upon local beekeepers. After negotiating our way round the 30 or so active hives on the drive in front of their house, we obtain a few jars of honey. There is one karst that stands out from all the others, Pussan Yan ("the ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Alancha, Alacati

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:50pm by Leisa Tyler

    ... for well-heeled Istanbulites. Resplendent with cobbled streets and whitewashed stone houses with overhanging wooden balconies and indigo blue shutters, Alacati whirs with antique shops, pottery galleries, ...

  7. News - World - TRAVEL

    Airlines on alert for ashclouds if Iceland volcano erupts

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 10:02pm by AFP

    ... rock bubbling up under the icecap would create "a more explosive eruption", with the mix of high heat and a sudden meltdown of frozen water, than one occurring in the open, Pfeffer ...

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    Destination: Shaxi, Yunnan

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:31pm by CHRIS BARCLAY

    ... of the surrounding mountains, who bring exotic mushrooms, wild rhododendron honey and meat. The cobblestone footpaths, rammed earth courtyard houses and emerald fields give Shaxi a bucolic charm ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Land of the Huldufolk

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm by Tim Pile

    ... Magnus, proudly shows off his steaming, bubbling (and tempting) hot tub. He hasn't taken a dip for at least two weeks but says he likes to keep it ready, just in case. Icelanders ...

  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Caroline Haven in Causeway Bay is a blend of new and old Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:54pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... at Tong Kee is a particularly robust way to start the day. HIDDEN TREASURES The fluorescent-lit arcades between Haven Street and Caroline Hill Road house a mix of workshops, restaurants and newly ...




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