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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... Text and photos: Daniel Allen Its distance from the tourist trail affords visitors to the Myanmese city of Bagan a wonderfully private perspective on one of the world’s most beautiful ... 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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    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... strong social bonds that last for life; they raise children in ways that foster independence and maturity at a young age; their relationship with nature is sustainable; their eating habits ... to the city or to keep hunting and gathering. Lake Eyasi, the Hadza's homeland, is the starting point of my journey through the Tanzanian wilderness: a six-day walk of 150 kilometres towards Lake ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Adam Nebbs

    ... with Farrington American Express Travel's current package to Sapporo (above; buildings in the Japanese city's Botanic Garden). The Hotel Gracery, which is the one offered at this price, gets ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... perfect. You could be in Switzerland or Austria rather than a former republic of socialist Yugoslavia. The pocket-sized city packs plenty in. Start at Republic Square, where Slovenian independence ... city break, then bake on the beaches of the Algarve in neighbouring Portugal before returning from Faro. Book a ticket to Prague and come back from Budapest or Berlin. You get the idea. I’ve ...

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    Travellers' checks

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

    ... Forgotten capital It's hard to believe a Southeast Asian capital city has only this month seen the opening of its first international hotel, but that is what has just occurred in Naypyidaw. ... foreign city (Bangkok) and foreigners were allowed to begin visiting only a couple of years ago. So while international hotel groups and foreign airlines have been descending on Myanmar en masse ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    48 hours in Beijing

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

    ... skipping popular attractions such as the Summer Palace, Forbidden City and the Great Wall. Lee, executive director of Nuovo Collections which distributes Fendi and Versace furniture, often visits the city to meet clients and see friends. "The whole of China is out en masse, stuffing every crevice of Beijing full of people and noise. Imagine rush hour at Admiralty MTR station ...

  7. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... travellers in 41 mainland cities late last year. The findings shed some light on the growth prospects for this market. With a cover showing an astronaut holding a five-star red flag floating ... stops at Harrods in London, the Galeries Lafayette in Paris, New York's Fifth Avenue or the Harbour City shopping mall in Kowloon. "There was no shopping basically on the tour. We ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... impressive views across all of Osaka and beyond, and if you are planning on visiting the city this summer, opening rates and accommodation packages valid till the end of June can be found ...

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    Hiroshima: an open secret

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

    ... Pictures by Angeles Marin Cabello. An open secret "It's Tokyo minus the stress," is how the southwestern Japanese city of Hiroshima has been described. So, what's its secret? ... three major art museums having been located within its three key parks. Together they comprise an art and nature triangle, making Hiroshima the city "where water, green and art ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 10:11pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... lounge. Hotels offering these deals are located in the following cities, with the basic Weekend Welcome/Bonus Stay nightly room rates provided: Beijing (from 1,088 yuan [HK$1,370]/2,688 yuan); Shanghai (top; 800 yuan/1,400 yuan); Dalian (680 yuan/1,630 yuan); Wuhan (600 yuan/1,300 yuan); Shunde (380 yuan /750 yuan); Ho Chi Minh City (US$145/US$240); and Manila (US$143/US$280). Some ...




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