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Glamping at Elephant Lodge. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

It is a little after 5pm and I am surrounded by giraffes. Rothschild Giraffes no less, the tallest land animals on earth. Under the circumstances, you would be forgiven for thinking I am in the Serengeti, or the Maasai Mara perhaps, but you would be wrong, because this is Kent, the garden of England and I am having a ball glamping at Elephant Lodge in the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park

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Heathrow Express becomes Chengdu 72 Express

To celebrate the new trade partnership initiative between Britain and Chengdu, the capital of the Szechuan Province in China and legendary home city of the Giant Panda, the Heathrow Express becomes Chengdu 72 Express for 3 days between the 21st and 23rd May.

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Crystal Serenity Atlantic Islands Cruise

Lisbon is a beautiful city at any time of the year, but on this occasion it was looking just that little bit more glossy. $17M worth to be more precise, because Lisbon was the kick off point for the Crystal Serenity Atlantic Islands Cruise, the maiden cruise following her “extreme makeover”; the climax to 13 days of […]

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The New Orleans School of Cooking

“This isn’t a cookery lesson, it’s a history lesson” warns Jeff, head teacher at The New Orleans School of Cooking just before launching into a demonstration that produces a perfectly formed Gumbo. “You can’t possibly expect to recreate a dish without understanding how it got here in the first place.”

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Heathrow airport Terminal 2 preview

The new Heathrow terminal 2 preview took place last week amid much excitement. it was an opportunity for many of the retailers and outlets to meet with the press and unveil their plans for the new Queens’ Terminal which opens on the 4th June 2014.

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Waldorf Astoria opens in Amsterdam

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has opened a new Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam. Located on the UNESCO area of Herengracht, this new luxury canalside property is comprised of six historic 17th and 18th century town houses. Once home to some of the wealthiest and most influential residents of the city, the patrician houses have been lovingly restored to create an elegant 93-room hotel steeped in history.

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