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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/money/article/1461771/out-world
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1461737/double-feature
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    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1446996/sleeping-beauty-lazy-burmese-days-mawlamyine
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    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1435536/travellers-checks
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1435127/arabian-heights-journey-through-kingdom-jordan
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1435535/hot-spots-hotel-hotel-canberra
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... to 1918 will be visited by more people than ever this year, the 100th anniversary of the start of the first world war. Descendants of those who fought at Ypres, the Somme and other infamous ... the battlefields, which should be particularly poignant for anyone whose ancestors flew with the Royal Flying Corps. Bradt Travel Guides (www.bradtguides.com) will next month publish  World War ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1420572/travellers-checks
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    Deauville's advocate

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 10:46pm

    ... of the Barriere, the Normandy and the casino coincided with the belle époque, the period of calm and comfort before the first world war. It’s in these buildings that you’ll still find the stars when ... which escaped the fall of France in the second world war to keep up the fight alongside the Russians on the Eastern Front. Lefevre had the Pere Magloire mascot emblazoned on the side of his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1421915/deauvilles-advocate
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    Peace & quiet: Kosovo Macedonia and Albania

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

    ... Tim Pile A jaunt through Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania reveals how the once war-torn regions are putting the past behind them. Words and pictures by Tim Pile Peace & quiet ... accused of heinous war crimes, perhaps it's not surprising that staff gave me bemused, "why do you want to go there?" stares. I'm grudgingly directed to the Pristina bus stand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1411655/peace-quiet-kosovo-macedonia-and-albania
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 10:40pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... war. Thoughtful design features included a porte-cochere in the shape of a flying carpet and a swimming pool supposedly laid out in the shape of the footprint of Conrad Hilton (above right, pictured with an architect's model of the hotel in the early 1950s), the founder of the hotel chain. Hilton Hotels' political and cultural footprint in post-war Europe, before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1405370/travellers-checks

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