Archive: 2010 July

Special Report: Escape To Latvia

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If you are dreaming of a place with long sandy beaches, beautifully fresh pine scented air mixed with a vibrant nightlife and rich with culture, than snap back into reality. I can assure you such a place exists and probably...

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Sit back, relax and take a deep breath!

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New research in the American Journal Of Epidemiology shows that England’s ever expanding weight problem could be thanks to our stressful lifestyles. The path to the body of our dreams could be as straightforward as taking it easy. However anyone...

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Governors Camp: Building Stronger Communities Through Tourism

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No longer just a trendy buzzword “responsible tourism” is now an essential requirement by modern, discerning travelers who want to know that aside from getting bang for their buck their money is also going to the right people, the right...

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It’s written in the Taj

Astrologer-poster FINAL

‘I never think of the future – it comes soon enough’ said Albert Einstein.  He was either lying or he’s in the minority.  The majority of us get at least some comfort in knowing or planning for what lies around...

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Post Period Insects at The Opposite House

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Following the continuing partnership of The Opposite House, Beijing with the contemporary F2 Gallery – until 30th September 2010 the hotel’s atrium will be home to an exhibition of new works by Beijing-based artist Feng Shu....

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Varanasi, hardcore India? Not anymore…

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Say the word Varanasi and images of backpackers, those in search of unleashing their inner-spiritual side and die-hard yogis come to mind.  With rows of open cremations flanking the River Ganges next to locals washing and drinking, it doesn’t seem...

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Tubs with a Twist

Spa Sunaburo

There is nothing more relaxing than a soothing bubble bath to ease ones daily stresses.  Then again the Spa at The Dolder Grand in Zurich takes bathing to a whole new level of tranquility without a drop of water in...

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A Lesson For All History Teachers

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As a child I was never a history buff.  My homework was littered with notes from the teacher such as ‘could do better’, ‘poor work’ and the dreaded ‘see me’.  At the age of 17 something remarkable happened – I...

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