Archive for October, 2013

British Airways launches new routes to Japan and Argentina

British Airways launches new routes to Japan and Argentina

Long-haul flights to Tokyo are set to become easier in the New Year, as British Airways will be launching its new route to Haneda airport in Japan.

The new service – which starts from February 2011 – will include five flights per week from Heathrow to Haneda airport. (more…)

New on the slopes

New on the slopes

A random round-up of assorted ski news to get you in the mood for the new season…

Val Thorens, in the French Alps, already lays claim to being Europe’s highest ski resort, and is now launching a bid to become to most high-tech. (more…)

London for foodies

London for foodies

This month’s specials: our pick of the coolest hangouts and buzziest restaurants opening in London.

A 19th century train station next to Hackney Central has just been converted into East London’s latest hipster haunt. (more…)

The hardest trip to pack for

The hardest trip to pack for

If you’re having trouble knowing what to pack for your holiday this summer, chances are you’re not in nearly as much difficulty as those heading out on the new Bridge & Wickers White Desert White Lion tour. (more…)

Inside Claridges

Inside Claridges

It is perhaps both a mark of the hotel and a sign of the times that an establishment such as Claridge’s should give a TV crew unprecedented access to every corner of their work. (more…)

Sir Richard Branson reopens Necker Island to visitors

Sir Richard Branson reopens Necker Island to visitors

Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island is back open for business, less than a month after fire detroyed the Great House on the exclusive resort.

The idyllic Caribbean island made front page news when Kate Winslet, her two children, and Branson’s 90-year-old mother Eve narrowly escaped the blaze which razed the island’s main accommodation to the ground. (more…)

A very modern migration

A very modern migration

Sir Richard Branson’s shiny new safari camp is sure to raise a few eyebrows along the grasslands of the Maasai Mara – and we don’t just mean the from the wandering wildebeest. The camp, which is within the Motorogi Conservancy in Kenya, lies within the ecosystem of one of Africa’s most famous game reserves that stretches from southern Kenya into Tanzania. (more…)

Pan’s Labyrinth by numbers

Pan’s Labyrinth by numbers

Having forever changed the meaning of a quick back-row fumble at the pictures by handing out mystery parcels to unwrap while the lights are out at its one-off events in London, Edible Cinema is back with its first ever film festival. (more…)

Pick up winter sun fashion at Gatwick

Pick up winter sun fashion at Gatwick

If you’re flying out of Gatwick on your winter sun holiday, you don’t need to worry about finding that perfect bikini among all the hats and scarves on the high street. The south London airport is increasingly becoming a shopping mecca for travellers with flyers able to pick up exclusive beachwear bargains before jetting off. (more…)

The Readers Spa Awards 2011

The Readers Spa Awards 2011

Your choices of the world’s greatest spas will be named at this week’s Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Spa Awards.

Readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine and visitors to prokokos.com voted in their thousands for their favourite spa experiences last November. (more…)

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