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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

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    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:15pm

    ... www.banyantree.com/en/yangshuo. Parisian plunge It gave its name to the lead character in Life of Pi, was Johnny Weissmuller’s place of work between his Olympic gold medal wins and his screen career as the cinema’s ...

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

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

    ... Jenni Marsh Jenni Marsh Shangri-La, The Shard, London What is it? Imagine a spire-shaped ICC rising up from among Victorian red-brick buildings in historic London. That's essentially The Shard (above). Italian architect Renzo Piano's 1,004-foot tall tower on the banks of the Thames was meant to open by the 2012 Olympics, but was six months late. The Shangri-La, which ...

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    Well healed: the sights and scars of Sarajevo

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

    ... and it's a relief when Amir announces that we're heading for the hills. Sarajevo hosted the Winter Olympics in 1984, with many events taking place at venues in the nearby mountains. Keeping ... it's hard to miss the Holiday Inn. Built for the Olympics, it would become a headquarters for foreign journalists covering the conflict a decade later. The custard-yellow landmark was regularly ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRAVEL

    Travelzoo eyes 200 million Chinese travellers

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:27am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... facilities, you need to be careful. A case in point is the Sydney Olympics. They overbuilt. The Chinese enjoy travelling, but if they visit one place, will they come back? For example, according ...

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    Hot spots: Philippine Mermaid Swimming Academy, Boracay

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:07pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... craze. Saenz says, "Olympic swimmers use the monofin to train butterfly and freedivers use it for records. Mermaid swimming is all about the core- the power comes from there because you ...

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    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... overlooking (on a clear day, presumably) the Olympic Sailing Centre, while the 259-room Sheraton is at the back of the city towards Mount Lao. Promising "a blend of modern and natural ...

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    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... and clicking on the Orient Express link there. Downhill destinations The Winter Olympics may be over but there is still time to take to the slopes, if you can get away this month. Cathay Pacific ...

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

    ... The hotel, which was originally scheduled to open in time for the London Olympics, in 2012, will be opened in phases, with level 52- which contains the main bar (London's highest boozerie), ...

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    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 11:12pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... L'Apogée also boasts a private ski lift. It's located at the top of a former Olympic ski jump, which could prove useful for departing guests who are running late. Extra free-night opening ...

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    New York in song

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:10pm by Mark Footer

    ... never be. Approaching Broadway, I stop for a coffee at the Olympic Flame Diner. New Yorkers are not short of confidence and so tend to speak loudly, providing dialogue for anyone people-watching ...




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