Archive for January, 2012

Full-on fun for half-term holidays

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the depths of winter, the summer sun seems an awful long way away. But if the long, long nights and grey days are wearing you (and the family) down, February half-term is an obvious escape route. You can avoid jet-lag and take an overnight low-cost flight down to the southern tip of Africa. Cape […]

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San Francisco is a very tasty town

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Whether you are a dedicated foodie or just love a good quality plate of comfort food, San Francisco serves it up superbly. image from flickr There are nearly 500 eateries, a galaxy of Michelin stars and incredible ethnic variety. You can eat food from far-flung places, with so many immigrants setting up their little ‘homes […]

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A very happy New Year in Shanghai

| January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s the most important date on the Chinese calendar and this year it’s going to be even bigger than ever. As China enters year 4709 on 23 January, it’s the year of the dragon. The only mythical creature on the Chinese calendar, the dragon is regarded as being the most powerful. So, where better to […]

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