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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 10:59pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... letters and other jottings from the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is a comprehensive collection. Published next month, Kipling and the Sea: Voyages and Discoveries from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Ship owner 'reserves right' to sue

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:33am by Amy Nip

    ... investigation of the case and had "spotted some questionable points". For example, the watchdog said it had obtained a letter supposedly from the Vietnamese port confirming it was unsafe ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Peace & quiet: Kosovo Macedonia and Albania

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Tim Pile

    ... caught on yet. Mind you, it's a long way to come to see a few giant letters and a statue. The Newborn monument was unveiled during the euphoria-fuelled days that marked independence in 2008. The typographic sculpture is decorated with the flags of all 99 countries that recognise Kosovo and, at three metres tall, the letters are the same height as Pristina's other attraction. Bill Clinton ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Out for the count: Hitching a ride in Transylvania

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Tim Pile

    ... has a sense of humour. Sightseers can take a cable car up for a closer look at the giant white letters and follow hiking trails to lofty vantage points. My guidebook warns that bears inhabit ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Pilgrims' progress: Basque country pleasures

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Tim Pile

    ... Tim Pile A road trip through Basque country to Lourdes provides succour for the soul, if not the body. Words and pictures by Tim Pile Pilgrims' progress Aman of the Basque region is having an eye test, so the story goes, when the optician points to a chart displaying the letters: T X I X  K E X U S K X T K "Can you read this?" asks the eye specialist. "Read ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The coast is clear

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... with Spiaggia della Pelosa written on the front in bold letters. The glossy pages are filled with photographs of frosty white sand fringed by electric-blue seas. Mystery solved at last. The spiaggia ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Custom made: Mumbai

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... always other actresses." He proudly shows us letters from diners including George Bush Snr, Dick Cheney and even the Pope. Born in 1923, the year his father set up the cafe, Kohinoor has ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... shabbily, not being able to see Canton". Cook was still harping on about the brevity of the Hong Kong stopover the following February, this time in a letter to The Times, written while he ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Tougher tour agency checks urged after hotel bookings fiasco

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, DENNIS CHONG AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... he said. "We may also require them to produce confirmation letters to prove they have booked accommodation for the tourists." Under the existing regulations, agencies are required ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Customers file harassment complaint

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... to book an air ticket, they said they would reply later. But they never did." Many stopped paying after the deals failed to materialise. In recent months, they have received letters and phone ...




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