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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:37am by Adam Nebbs

    ... Resort, an eight-cabin boutique design hotel that opened in July on the banks of the infamous waterway north of Bangkok. Prices start from HK$2,390 for a PoolXide Cabin and go up to HK$3,330 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1588607/travellers-checks
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1567573/hot-spots-shangri-la-shard-london
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Mending Wall, New South Wales

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

    ... and the bank of solar panels on the hill outside will put your enviro-angst to rest. Ikea furnishings? Hmm, no. The main bedroom boasts a white leather Egg Chair, designed by Arne Jacobsen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1544817/hot-spots-mending-wall-new-south-wales
  4. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Steeped in history: Wuyishan in Fujian

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

    ... a taxi to the traditional water village of Xiamei, where pretty bridges criss-cross the river and Ming dynasty dwellings line the banks. A historic tea-marketing hub, Xiamei was once the starting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1526746/steeped-history-wuyishan-fujian
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... collective slumber, teams of local labourers saunter from the shadows armed with buckets and brushes. Two Indian archaeologists, decked out in shirts and traditional longyi, walk slowly around ... Colonial-style rooms, spa and pool. tharabargate.com Thiripitsaya Sanctuary Resort Myanmese-style luxury on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. Features cooking classes, spa and pool. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1484024/solitary-refinement-bagan-myanmars-architectural-city-wonders
  6. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Lonely Planet- Central Asia, by Bradley Mayhew et al

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by AUDREY SZE

    ... spending a night or more at a yurt-stay. Wake up to green valleys, river banks and snow-capped peaks at Kochkor in Kyrgyzstan, where you can go trekking and mountaineering or embark on horse-back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1518624/book-review-lonely-planet-central-asia-bradley-mayhew-et-al
  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Weird and wacky: the hidden wonders of Tokyo nightlife

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... a long-suffering maid calls you master and says, in a grating childlike voice three octaves too high, to call her "meow meow". Prepare to leave with both your bank and soul broken. Just head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1520296/weird-and-wacky-hidden-wonders-tokyo-nightlife
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Diamond in the dust: a tour of India's desert museum

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by AMBIKA BEHAL

    ... there are court scene paintings, then they transition into the British period." In fact, one former haveli, now the local branch of the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, has external frescoes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1520240/diamond-dust-tour-indias-desert-museum
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Soul searching: Prague

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Paul Letters

    ... on the paratroopers as they tried to sleep in the four-by-four grid of cold stone recesses, built to hold coffins. Down the hill from the church is the River Vltava, and across it, on the west bank ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1517797/soul-searching-prague
  10. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The ape escape: orang-utans at Tanjung Puting National Park

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... of the boat. A crocodile crouches by the river bank, its body a ghostly comma under the water's surface. On the second day in Tanjung Puting we putter along the rivers and see gangs of honking ... long-tailed macaques prance along the banks. While waiting for the orang-utans, we see butterflies with shimmering wings the size of birds, and fire ants so large they appear to have wandered out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1496762/ape-escape-orang-utans-tanjung-puting-national-park

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