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  • There’s simply no better way to escape the relentless hustle and bustle of Thailand’s first city other than to disappear up on the roof. The capital’s rooftop bars are some of the very best...

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  • I didn’t know a thing about Malaysia until I touched down in Kuala Lumpur one night last July in the midst of a spectacular thunderstorm. I had hoped Malaysia would be unlike anywhere else...

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  • I was recently fortunate enough to join a trip to Thailand to experience a week-long itinerary packed with activities, starting in the capital city Bangkok, then on to the rural province of Kanchanaburi and...

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  • When you think tropical, what first springs to mind? Is it transparent emerald waters with sugar sanded beaches, elegantly fringed with palm trees? If so chances are it’s an Island in the Caribbean you’re...

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  • The unspoilt landscapes of Australia produce a wide variety of fresh and tempting produce. Since the country is so far away from anywhere else, with the exception of New Zealand, all produce is grown...

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The Terracotta Warriors: Piecing together the legacy of the first emperor of China

Peering down over the railing at the site of the well, I had to wonder what it must have been like to unearth one of the biggest archeological discoveries of our time. I remember the excitement of digging up old sherds of pottery in the garden when I was young and being adamant that I had made some great archeological …

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Top 10 spa hotels in the world

There is little more indulgent than holing up in a luxury hotel with a sublime spa for all your pampering needs. Tropical Sky uncover the world’s most blissful retreats designed to relax, revitalise and rejuvenate. 10. The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris The scene: One of the largest spas in Paris, this glamorous beauty retreat is decked out …

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Top 10 rooftop bars in Bangkok

There’s simply no better way to escape the relentless hustle and bustle of Thailand’s first city other than to disappear up on the roof. The capital’s rooftop bars are some of the very best in the world and if you’re looking to discover the secret doors and lengthy lift time then check out our top 10 rooftop bars in Bangkok …

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Exploring Cancun

Margarita’s, fajitas, beaches, bars and tequila maybe the things that spring to mind when thinking about Cancun. The Mexican holiday mecca offers all of the above and much, much more. It is a great place to be based for a beach holiday and to enjoy a vibrant nightlife, along with exciting day trips and adventures all on the doorstep. Take …

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Top 10 things to do in Malaysia

I didn’t know a thing about Malaysia until I touched down in Kuala Lumpur one night last July in the midst of a spectacular thunderstorm. I had hoped Malaysia would be unlike anywhere else I had ever been before and, incredibly, it was. A heady mixture of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultural influences, Malaysia is a jigsaw puzzle of beautiful …

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Bangkok, Kanchanarburi and Hua Hin in photos

I was recently fortunate enough to join a trip to Thailand to experience a week-long itinerary packed with activities, starting in the capital city Bangkok, then on to the rural province of Kanchanaburi and finally the beach region of Hua Hin. With so much to see and do, I would need to write a whole series of articles to do Thailand …

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