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Aogashima Island – Paradise insid...

Aogashima, a giant volcanic island in Japan has 200 people actually living in it with one school and a single post office. Located two hundred miles s...

The Globe Spinner: Ibn Battuta (1304–1369)

10 Great Travelers of all time

Tourism has been around since antiquity—the earliest guidebook, The Description of Greece, was written by Greek geographer Pausanias around A.D. 160...

Matthieu Thomas and Sophie Anne pose for their photograph in the Hall

Climbers tackle the Gouffre Berger ...

Climbers tackle the Gouffre Berger limestone cave in south-eastern France, which was once thought to be the deepest cave in the world at 3,680-feet de...

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Double-Oh, heaven

Double oh heaven! Former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko still has a license to thrill on bikini break. [gallery type="rectangular" ids="9781,9784,9782,97...

NEWS & UPDATES

Emirates to fly A380 to Dallas

Commencing on 1 October 2014, the airline will deploy its largest aircraft on the direct route between Dubai and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). This will make the Texas hub the 28th international destination to be served using Emirates’ A380 fleet, and the third in the US ...

HOTEL REVIEWS

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Angsana Velavaru,Maldives

There are many places in the world that can be described as paradise, but the one that had been on my list to visit is the Maldives. Living in Dubai we were very familiar with the Angsana Spa brand, so decided to stay at their Velavaru hotel in the South Nilandhe Atoll. The relatively short flight f...

DESTINATIONS

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See Greece in a new light

The pleasures of the halkidiki peninsula are manifold, says Nicholas Shakespeare. Take the family to a resort on Kassandra or a lover to secluded Sithonia. But for solitary pursuits, head to holy Mount Athos. The charms of Halkidiki, the three-fingered peninsula below Thessaloniki in northern...

CITY BREAKS

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Layover in Rome

Let’s indulge in some fairly conservative arithmetic. In 509 BC, the Roman Republic was founded, which makes it at least 2,514 years that the city of Rome has been around, Discounting leap years, that equals 917,610 days, and no city can have lived a richer, fuller life in that time. ’Tis a sad ...

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Disaster Café – a rocking place to be

Disaster Café, in Lloret de Mar, Spain has customers waiting in queue to feel a 7.8 earthquake.Quakes happen all the time, and all one can do is try to keep the water from spilling. The ground level is an alien themed restaurant for kids.Weekends shows include wacky aliens and lots of fun activitie...