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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Malta

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:58pm by Tim Pile

    ... of foreign consulates housed in rambling colonial villas with sweeping views across Marsamxett Harbour. The best "X" of all, though, is the village of Marsaxlokk. Twenty minutes from ... in short supply, Malta is a "swim off the rocks" kind of place. This makes the Blue Lagoon on the neighbouring island of Comino even more special. Frosty white sands and luminous ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    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 ... planters, balustrades and thresholds, and finally lighting and a water supply. "Not since the era of the Guangxu [Emperor]," beamed Elder Council Chief Luo, "has anyone done so much ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Well healed: the sights and scars of Sarajevo

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

    ... beleaguered inhabitants with the outside world. The narrow airless shaft enabled defence forces to bypass an arms embargo and allowed food, fuel, medical supplies and troop reinforcements to reach 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 ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... actors in the Venetian drama; the gondolieri, hold all the cards. An imbalance of supply and demand means you’ll pay at least €80 to be punted along the canals for half an hour. Rates soar if you ... the orderly Slovenian capital. Smiling locals go out of their way to be helpful, houses are immaculate and crime is almost non-existent. Prices are reasonable and fresh produce in the market looks too ...

  6. News - World - TRAVEL

    More Western hotels welcoming their Chinese guests in Putonghua

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 10:28pm by NYT

    ... As part of this programme, The JW Marriott London Grosvenor House staffs a Chinese welcome desk for group arrivals, offers Chinese-labelled bathroom products and supplies a Chinese do-not-disturb ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Survival of the finest: Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:27pm by Tim Pile

    ... between horn-honking vehicles. I struggle to keep up with him. At New Ganesh Water Supplies, I'm allowed to present a surprised customer with his curry and rice and, at Haroon House, office ... with electric lights, and many lifts, also worked by electricity, will convey residents from floor to floor with comfort." The guaranteed power supply led to the installation of air conditioning. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    To kingdom come

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Lara Brunt

    ... and field sports. Beyond the house tour and tearoom, many estates offer luxury leisure activities that provide a glimpse of the history and traditions of the British upper classes. And it is history that brings me to Goodwood Estate, in West Sussex. Privately owned by the Duke of Richmond, the 12,000-acre estate is one of England's largest lowland organic farms, supplying produce to many ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Capital asset

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by David Sutton

    ... in Bago, Myanmar, but subsidence has caused the spire to point north. The monastery houses a marble Buddha crafted in the Mon style, with murals and a chapel decorated with delicate European-style ... raised above the swamp. As it leads west, it moves in from the river and the houses that line it become less frequent. Side roads shoot off to the right, leading to sleepy villages and invariably ...



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