Archive for the ‘Varia’ Category

Game of throwings

Game of throwings

Keep your aim steady and rock the sure shot for New York’s latest bar craze.

New Yorkers practically invented drinking games. Not the shot-filled student variety, but ping-pong over cocktails (head to SPiN), and bocce with a beer (it’s like boules, try it at Floyd NY). (more…)

Something for the weekend, sir?

Something for the weekend, sir?

Gowings used to be the store of choice for Sydney gents in search of a suit or a moustache wax. Now it has been reborn as QT Sydney, a 200-room hotel with a day spa and a New York-style bar and grill. (more…)

Grounded: Travellers are warned to mind their tweets

Grounded: Travellers are warned to mind their tweets

New technology may offer travellers many benefits, from booking flights to personal GPS, but a new risk to problem-free travelling has emerged following the refusal of entry to two British tourists by US authorities. (more…)

New art tours for 2011

New art tours for 2011

Luxury travel company Cox & Kings has created twenty exciting new tours departing in 2011 which will appeal to travellers with an interest in art, architecture and archaeology.

Created by Cox & Kings, on behalf the world-renowned Royal Academy of Arts, each trip takes enthusiasts to fascinating destinations such as Rajasthan and Uzbekistan. (more…)

Kissmas tree to light up Covent Garden

Kissmas tree to light up Covent Garden

The world’s most interactive and intimate Christmas tree is set to get visitors to London’s Covent Garden kissing this Christmas. The innovative installation, called Kiss and created by designer Paul Cocksedge, lights up when two people kiss under the mistletoe. (more…)

Have Film, Will Travel

Have Film, Will Travel

A ground-breaking pop-up cinema project will bring the big screen to big venues throughout Britain this year – thanks to the creative collaboration of some of the most innovative people in British independent cinema, with backing from Saab. (more…)

Travel Confidential: November 2013

Travel Confidential: November 2013

Overheard this week on the global grapevine: the latest travel news from Peru, New York, Verbier, Argentina, Tel Aviv, Cambodia, Egypt, London, Japan, China, and more…

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Near Machu Picchu in the high-altitude city of Cusco, Inkaterra La Casona is one of the most remarkable places to stay in Peru, with a grand mix of antiques, Inca style and modern touches. (more…)

International flights leave Chechnya again

International flights leave Chechnya again

Chechnya was once again opened to the international community on Monday as the first international flight for 15 years took off from the capital Grozny.

Two hundred travellers took the flight to visit Muslim pilgrimage sites in Saudi Arabia. (more…)

New London to Muscat service on Oman Air

New London to Muscat service on Oman Air

Oman Air has introduced a new three-class service on its route from Muscat to London Heathrow.

The sultanate’s national carrier has pulled out the stops to provide comfort to its customers, and claims its improved service will offer an ‘unmatched level of quality for all passengers’. (more…)

Monarch of the glen

Monarch of the glen

Conceived in the Caribbean: Glen Affric is the new place to laird it up in the Highlands

If you love old houses on rocks surrounded by water, you’ll have plenty in common with David Matthews, owner of the incomparable Eden Rock hotel on St Barth’s and, now, the Glen Affric Estate, which opens this month. (more…)

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