Posts Tagged ‘high’

The fast train through China

The fast train through China

While the UK enters its third year to ponder the benefits of a 100-mile high-speed train route from London to Birmingham, China has opened a new bullet train route from Beijing to Guangzhou – a trip that covers 35 cities and half the entire country in just eight hours. (more…)

Ski resort opens in Slovakias High Tatras Mountains

Ski resort opens in Slovakias High Tatras Mountains

Slovakia’s ski seasons starts this weekend with the opening of the Strbske Pleso resort in the High Tatras Mountains near the border to Poland.

Despite being a member of the Euro-zone, Slovakia is one of the most affordable destinations this season and the resort’s high altitude (1,840 metres) means snow is almost guaranteed from December to April. (more…)

Parallel parks

Parallel parks

New York’s High Line not only transformed an old railway line, but has inspired greenery across the globe.

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Snaking up Manhattan’s west side, The High Line not only transformed an old railway line but also the idea of a park, as part of the city rather than an escape from it. (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…)

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