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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am

    ... and the wild northern landscape ribboning behind us, make our way back towards the haze of Hanoi.   Getting there: Cathay Pacific (www.cathaypacific.com) and Dragonair (www.dragonair.com) fly from Hong Kong to Hanoi. Direct overnight buses from Hanoi to Ha Giang are available or you can take a bus going in the direction of Sapa, stop at Lao Cai and catch a bus from there to Ha Giang (five ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Novel North Korean tours, courtesy of your Hong Kong schoolteacher

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Christy Choi

    ... the man behind this new approach to tourism in the hermit state comes as another surprise: a Hong Kong teacher. "In June of this year I'm going to be running the first-ever camping ... of people in Hong Kong were drawn by the allure of going somewhere few have gone before, and a desire to see more than what was portrayed in the news. Last year, he led the first Western travellers ...

  3. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

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

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

    ... nicely when he wrote: "This is Burma. It will be quite unlike any land you know about."   Way to go Getting there Air Asia flies daily from Hong Kong to Yangon from about HK$2,000. Air ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

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

    ... daily from Hong Kong to Doha, and from there to Kilimanjaro International Airport, which serves Arusha. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area authority allows responsible operators, such as Summits ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Bienvenue! France welcomes Hong Kong youth in new working-holiday scheme

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Teddy Ng

    ... Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung. "Fifteen years after its handover to China, Hong Kong remains a very unique place, boasting strong structural and specific assets," Fabius told the Asia Society earlier yesterday. Fifteen years after its handover to China, Hong Kong remains a very unique place, boasting strong ...

  6. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

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

    ... who are not related, have dreamt of travelling to space since childhood. A third prospective Hong Kong customer, a senior executive, was forced to back out following objections from his wife. ... Galactic’s spacecraft has a rocket, which is deemed military technology under those US rules. A saleswoman at Miramar Travel, the sole agent in Hong Kong for Virgin Galactic, confirmed that those ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... vessels, the Silver Discoverer. Although not scheduled to visit Hong Kong this year, the 120-passenger ship will be operating 10- to 18-day voyages between New Zealand and the Russian Far East, via ... Semantics aside, the self-proclaimed "ultra-high rise complex" (which would be only the seventh tallest building in Hong Kong, after Nina Tower in Tsuen Wan) provides some pretty ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hiroshima: an open secret

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

    ... Well, its six rivers certainly help but Hiroshima's real stress-busting powers lie in its unique open spaces. Explorer and art historian Langdon Warner (the inspiration for Steven ... rocks, rustic pavilions and a large pond with small islands. Around Takuei Pond, with its unique hump-backed Rainbow Bridge, winding paths lead you through mountains, valleys, rice fields, bamboo ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Time travel Before the advent of commercial flight, to travel around the globe by land and sea was a relatively common undertaking, especially after Thomas Cook launched round-the-world package tours in 1872. Even as late as the 1950s, tourists arriving in Hong Kong from Europe via the Suez Canal by steamship would often head for home on American steamers ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Immersion therapy: Selaya, Spain

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by MATT COOPER

    ... Matthew Cooper When Briton Matthew Cooper and his family moved from Hong Kong to Selaya, in rural Spain, he learned that diving headfirst into another culture can be fraught ... in Cantabria, with an annual tourist population of about 13, in which to begin our adventure. The contrast with Hong Kong could not have been greater.   SELAYA'S MAIN STREET is surrounded by huge ...




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