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Steeped in Roman history and paved with honeyed-stone Georgian grandeur, take a step back in time to the city of Bath. Famed for its thermal waters, once bathed in by settlers, this historic city also counts Jane Austen amongst residents past. Just over two hours by car from London, Bath has much to fill a weekend…
Benvenuto to the charming Cinque Terre! One of the most picturesque spots along the Italian Riviera, this has long been the bucket list destination of keen walkers and avid voyagers alike. It’s literal translation, “Five Lands”, describe the cluster of pastel fishing villages that dot this rugged stretch of coastline like little flecks of watercolour paint.
If you thought Paris was home to world’s most delectable pâtisseries, think again. Get your camera (and sweet tooth) ready, because these are London’s most Instagram-worthy bakeries.
Ancient Vietnamese legend will tell you how a dragon, in its defence of enemy advances from the north, came to form the UNESCO world wonder of Halong Bay. Literally translated as “descending dragon”, Halong’s sixteen hundred rocky limestone islets that scatter the jade green waters are as “otherworldly” beautiful as their mythical formation reveals. Around four hours drive… Continue reading Travel Edit | Halong Bay
“Old Asia, with a French accent”. Exploring Vietnam’s capital, it’s not too difficult to imagine life in 19th century Hanoi. Street traders, pedestrians and the city’s scores of mopeds all mingle in Hanoi’s narrow streets, mimicking the same hustle and bustle you’d expect from a turn-of-the-century trade hub. Look up, and the city’s fading French-influence still surrounds you today.
It’s the city that truly never sleeps, which is just as well given Hong Kong is often a short business trip or layover destination. That said, 24 hours is enough time to get a taste of this sleepless city. This guided walk will take you through some of the city’s more popular attractions – the things you absolutely mustn’t… Continue reading Travel Edit | 24 Hours in Hong Kong