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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... package to Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam, with two nights at the Pullman Saigon Centre hotel (right) from HK$2,090 per person, twin share. This price will get you a superior room, while deluxe ... is probably worth it. For other flight options and online reservations, go to www.swiretravel.com and click through Leisure Holiday/Vacation Package/Vietnam.   ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    Travel body probes sunken barge claim after Vietnam cruise protest

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Travel body probes barge claim after cruise protest The Travel Industry Council is investigating whether a sunken barge in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam ... it was checking the claims by tour agency Miramar Travel with the Vietnam consulate. "It would be a serious matter if it turned out that there was no sunken barge preventing the ship from ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    190 Hongkongers stranded in Vietnam after travel agency folds

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:27pm by NG KANG-CHUNG, Ernest Kao

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Ernest Kao Tour agency folds, stranding 190 in Vietnam About 190 Hong Kong travellers have been stranded in Vietnam after the travel agency hosting them went out of business. Five groups on package tours organised by Guangdong Travel ran into problems when the agency's Vietnamese partner went bust during the Lunar New Year holiday. Four of the groups- ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - TRAVEL

    Book review: Life is a Wheel, by Bruce Weber

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by MCT

    ... Weber took, too: the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Vietnam, in 1994, a surreal, scary, comic adventure that could make a great movie. This book is for cyclists, certainly, and for anyone who has ever ...

  5. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

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

    ... astronauts face a significant hurdle to signing to the Virgin Galactic programme: they need to hold a foreign passport or a United States green card to buy a ticket. This is because of a cold-war ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... was declared after a 10-day war in 1991. Nearby is Preseren Square, with its statue of Slovenia’s greatest poet, France Preseren. Next follow the Ljubljanica River to Dragon Bridge, known by droll ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

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

    ... in Madrid during the Spanish civil war are covered in Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War, which will be published next month by Bloomsbury. Swinging Scotland Golfers have ... (pictured), which is offered for HK$4,150. These prices, which will be available until the end of this month, include round-trip, economy-class flights with Vietnam Airlines and travel insurance. ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Sleeping beauty: lazy ‘Burmese days’ in Mawlamyine

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am by David Eimer

    ... and you reach a reminder of what was a hell on Earth. The tiny town of Thanbyuzayat was the western terminus of the Japanese "death railway" of the second world war. Some 16,000 British, American, Australian and Dutch prisoners of war died building the 420-kilometre rail line from Kanchanaburi, in Thailand, to Thanbyuzayat. Tens of thousands of Burmese and Thais perished in its ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm

    ... of Syrians, Iraqis and Palestinians fleeing war and persecution have been offered a safe haven and the opportunity to rebuild scarred lives. By contrast, Jordanians show less goodwill towards ... the Ottoman Empire from Wadi Rum during the first world war. His description of the otherworldly desert formations and empty landscape as “vast, echoing and God-like” is as accurate today ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Hotel Hotel, Canberra

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Stephen Lacey

    ... Gardens and the Australian War Memorial. All except Questacon are free to visit. For two-wheeled tourists, Canberra has some of the best cycling infrastructure in the country. A must-do ...




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