Florida Trips Guide - Places to Visit - Page 1
Bangkok - Part 3
For further pre-dinner entertainment head over to Lumpinee Boxing stadium to watch a traditional Muay Thai fight. You will see strong displays of force and respect as local and foreign fighter’s battle it out in the ring.
For dinner, ...
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Bangkok - Part 2
Your next stop is to visit Wat Arun (the temple of Dawn). For a scenic, peaceful and less congested route across the Chao Phraya River, take a boat. You will be poised and ready to glimpse the coloured porcelain temple in all its ornamented glory. Viewed 826 times since 28 October 2018.
Bangkok - Part 1
Bangkok is one of the most exhilarating cities in the world. It’s hot, crowded and chaotic but also tremendously vibrant and friendly. This Thai capital is a rising Asian megapolis that embraces modernity, yet still manages to maintain a strong conne...
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Canterbury is a Kentish city for its Roman ruins, classical cathedral, verdant parks and flourishing food scene.
With its fruity history and ecclesiastical grandeur, Canterbury tops the list of English cathedral cities. Nestled in Ken...
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Ghent - Part 1
Ghent is steeped in Flemish culture, this rebellious port city is one of Belgium’s best-kept secrets. James Williams discover beer, art and medieval architecture aplenty.
A jumble of medieval streets, canals and chocolate shops. Ghent...
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Manila, Philippines - Part 3
Where to Stay
At the top end of the market and deep among Ortigas’ gargantuan shopping malls, the five star Edsa Shangri-La hotel has huge modern rooms and a palm oasis built around a large pool....
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Manila, Philippines – Part 2
If you travel by air then you will arrive at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) which is located about 7km from Manila. The direct flight on Philippine Airlines from the UK is around 14 hours, arriving at Terminal 2. This has well-staffed immi...
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Manila, Philippines – Part 1
Manila has never enjoyed the best of reputations, but amid the traffic chaos and commercialism lies an ambitious city that is both rich in history and character. This is the most Americanized of all Southeast Asian cities. It now has over 13 million ...
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Suffolk Heritage Coast – Part 3
If you here for a longer stay then day two is a good time for some bird watching before you see some other sites in the area. Just down the road from Dunwich Heath is another oasis of wildlife, this is the RSPB Minsmere. Grab your binoculars and camp...
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Suffolk Heritage Coast – Part 2
So when’s the best time to do this? Summer and autumn normally bring warmer weather, and this is when the heathland comes alive, as its heather flowers and its wildlife are most...
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Suffolk Heritage Coast – Part 1
This small slice of East Anglia’s coast is an untamed blend of endangered landscapes, unusual history and unique wildlife waiting to be discovered. If you like walking or bird watching then this trip is for you.
Golden sands and candy...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 6
Jasper to Prince Rupert: continued
Trains on this less popular route still run three times a week in each direction and take about 33 hours. The overnight stop in the logging town of Prince Georg...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 5
Winnipeg to Jasper
Winnipeg’s station was designed by the same architects as Grand Central station in New York. This provides the starting point for this part of the journey with sweeping prairi...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 4
Winnipeg to Churchill
This part of the journey takes you into remote Canada and is a reminder of the role the railways played as a lifeline for distant communities. On this part of the trip look...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 3
Toronto to Winnipeg
Toronto’s early 20th-century Beaux Arts Union Station gives you a sense of the wild Canadian landscape that is about to become part of your journey. It hear you first board t...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 1
A couple of year ago an opportunity presented itself to do something that I had been thinking about for a few years. We had booked on a trans-Atlantic cruise that made a last port of call at Halifax before stopping at New York. We had also booked an ...
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Kuala Lumpur - an overview - Part 3
Merdeka (Independence) Square was once the cricket field of the Royal Selangor Club. Its current claim to fame is that it now plays host to the world’s tallest flagpole which stands at an incredible 95m. As the day comes to an end then why not treat ...
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Kuala Lumpur - an overview - Part 2
Basic information for your visit
The population is 7. 2 million in the main metro area and the languages spoken are mainly Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. However, English is widely spoken in most pla...
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Kuala Lumpur - an overview - Part 1
KL is frequently ignored as a transit stop only but the Malaysian Airlines’ hub city is well worth taking the time to explore for a day or even longer.
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Verona: An overview - Part 2
The Adige river flows through and bisects Verona; bridges, therefore, have always played an essential role in the life of the city. Today there are seven that have shared the fate of being destroyed by retreating Nazis and then being reconstructed in...
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