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  • MSC: Is this the future of cruising?
    [updated]Our committed cruiser casts a critical eye over one of the world's most advanced cruise ships, the newly launched MSC flagship, the 6000-passenger Grandiosa. Words: Roderick EimeWe all know the cruise industry has attracted criticism in recent times for some environmentally unsavoury practices. Whether it is the discharge of wastewater, air pollution or overuse of […]
  • Lonely Planet's Wonders of the World Reveals 101 Great Sights and How to See Them
    Includes Great Barrier Reef & the Daintree Rainforest, Uluru, and Lord Howe IslandFrom Antarctica and the Amazon to Victoria Falls and the Great Wall of China, Lonely Planet's Wonders of the World showcases 101 spectacular sights – and how to experience them on any budget.Published November 2019, Lonely Planet's Wonders of the World is both […]
  • ‘Being Well’ at Great Value in Bangkok During Holiday Season
    #onlyinthailandOutstanding Three-day, Two-night stay for two offer with a focus on well-beingThe upscale lifestyle wellness 235-room and suites Well Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 is offering guests a $378 three-day, two-night ‘Being Well’ holiday season package for two.Focused on well-being, the offer includes a 60-minute wellness activity with a choice of Aromatherapy Massage, Ancient Thai Massage, […]
  • See More Icebergs than People on Greenland Kayaking Getaway
    Despite being the largest island on the planet, Greenland continues to retain a quiet air of serenity, offering the opportunity to enjoy an authentic wilderness escape in the midst of spectacular icy scenery, inhabited by seals, whales, caribou, arctic fox and hare.  For adventure lovers hoping to visit the island's most scenic waters, specialist tour […]
  • Chiva-Som Reopens for a New Era Of Wellness
    The Chiva-Som International Health Resort in Hua Hin, Thailand, has reopened its doors, marking the completion of the fourth and final stage of its renovation - the first major works since its launch over 24 years ago - and welcoming a brand new era of wellness. Famed as a pioneer of the wellness industry, guests return […]

Edinburgh City Guide

Edinburgh City Guide OVERVIEW   If Edinburgh were a person, how would we describe her? With ancient architecture, meandering cobbled streets and rich history, Edinburgh is distinguished and beguiling. She’s highly creative, entertaining millions of visitors from around the…

Shanghai City Guide

Shanghai City Guide by Stu Lloyd OVERVIEW Considered the most populous city in the world, Shanghai has meteorically regained its place alongside the world’s great cities such as London, Paris, and New York in the past 10 or 15…

London City Guide

London City Guide by Keith Austin Ever since William the Conqueror consolidated his victory over King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 with a hefty great castle on the banks of the River Thames, London has been…

Toronto Travel Guide

Toronto Travel Guide by Pip Macken OVERVIEW Canada’s largest city, perched on the tip of Lake Ontario, is a medley of cultures, histories and lifestyles. Toronto’s dynamic blend of distinct neighbourhoods, vibrant downtown scene and non-stop events makes this…

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