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    Beyond the casinos: Where to find the sights and sounds of old Macau

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Christopher Dewolf, Bernice Chan, DARREN WEE

    ... crumbling stone houses next to painstakingly preserved buildings. Albergue SCM (Calcada da Igreja de S. Lazaro, 8, tel: +853 2852 2550) is the main destination, a canary-yellow villa shaded by giant camphor trees. It houses a design gallery, Portuguese restaurant and the Merceria Portuguesa, which sells artisanal products imported from Portugal. Don't miss the bottles of ginjinha, ...

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    Hot spots: Mending Wall, New South Wales

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Stephen Lacey

    ... of the same name. The three-bedroom house sits high on a plateau on Mount Irvine, looking east over the Blue Mountains National Park and the Cumberland Plain of the Sydney basin. Sounds very Hollywood … It's funny you should say that. Part-time Spiderman Tobey Maguire recently stayed at the house while filming The Great Gatsby in the nearby village of Mount Wilson. Apparently, his wife found ...

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    Walking on water: island hopping the Seto Inland Sea

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:24pm by STEVE POWELL

    ... for occasional clusters of houses; little white-eye birds darting among the branches of the cherry trees; kites swooping low, then wheeling away again. Yet, for a rural idyll, there's a surprising ...

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    Well healed: the sights and scars of Sarajevo

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Tim Pile

    ... the city. The opening was concealed in a bullet-scarred house, which is now an informative private museum. Two or three minutes in the claustrophobia-inducing tunnel is more than enough ... on the streets, particularly in the Turkish Quarter, a cobbled warren of workshops, reasonably priced restaurants and cafes where sightseers congregate. It was outside one of these coffee houses ...

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    Hot spots: New World Beijing

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 11:56pm by Mark Peters

    ... head up to the rooftop bar, Yin on 12 (above), and enjoy breathtaking vistas of the city with a glass of bubbly, or a Cao Expensive- the bar's signature glittery golden sun-downer- ...

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    Walk this way: Sai Kung Town

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:56pm by Christopher Dewolf

    ... floor of an old village house. "It's a surf, wake and skate lifestyle store," says Cook. "We both grew up in Sai Kung and there's nothing else like it here." ...

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    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:49pm by LUCY GREWCOCK

    ... poles. Four years ago, filmmakers Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers), Wang Chaoge and Fan Yue joined forces to direct Impression Da Hong Pao — a contemporary interpretation of Wuyishan ...

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    Hot spots: Artishow, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Keith Mundy

    ... Keith Mundy Keith Mundy Artishow, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Artishow?  Sounds like an art gallery, or a performance venue. Well, it is. Objets d'art are placed all around the house ... forms a theatrical presence around the house. In French the name is a play on words: Artishow sounds the same as artichaut, which means artichoke. Easily amused, aren't they? Don't ...

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    Mellow yellow: the Canary Islands

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:08pm by Tim Pile

    ... house, I feel part of the extended family. Built amid an otherworldly landscape of bubbly petrified lava, the stylish residence was designed to be in harmony with its surroundings. Part home, ... as the weather was turning bleak and wintry, Norman locked up his house in England and set off for Fuerteventura. And he's still here. The sunburnt senior citizen has transformed his poolside ...

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    Conservation starters: Cape Town

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:58pm by Martin Williams

    ... are not among them. Hout Bay Harbour, a collection of low houses set below green slopes that sweep up to craggy hilltops, is 20km or so to the south of Cape Town. From the small harbour, our boat passes ... with beach and rocky coastline backed by cottages and gardens spilling over with native plants. Imagine a New Territories village transformed into homes and holiday houses designed and set amid ...




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