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The world’s greatest commutes

The world’s greatest commutes

David Whitley June 28, 2015 Comments Off on The world’s greatest commutes

For most of us, the commute into work involves a miserable crush in a crowded train carriage, face into an obese man’s armpit, knees thwacking into umbrellas and eyebrows dicing with paper cuts from

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10 great cities for outdoorsy people

10 great cities for outdoorsy people

David Whitley May 28, 2015 Comments Off on 10 great cities for outdoorsy people

For many, exploring a big city is all about the culture and food scene – after all, why go to a city if you’re wanting rural pursuits? But there are some cities that offer

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The best Hong Kong hotels

The best Hong Kong hotels

David Whitley May 15, 2013 1

An area by area guide to the best accommodation options in Hong Kong for all budgets and traveller preferences. Tsim Tsa Shui The tip of the Kowloon Peninsula is where many of Hong Kong’s

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Tickbox tourism: Mexico, Uruguay, Swaziland, Cambodia & Canada

Tickbox tourism: Mexico, Uruguay, Swaziland, Cambodia & Canada

David Whitley March 18, 2013 Comments Off on Tickbox tourism: Mexico, Uruguay, Swaziland, Cambodia & Canada

Easy additions to a traveller’s country count – whether it’s border runs from Dubai to Oman, ferries from Hong Kong to Macau or a bus from Singapore to Malaysia – from major international hub

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48 Hours In Hong Kong | Free city guide

48 Hours In Hong Kong | Free city guide

David Whitley March 16, 2013 Comments Off on 48 Hours In Hong Kong | Free city guide

From hip shopping on Tung Street and wine tasting in Soho to the Star Ferry, Big Buddha and Outlying Islands, Hong Kong offers an action-packed two day stopover. 48 Hours in Hong Kong –

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Peng Chau: Hong Kong’s peaceful island escape

Peng Chau: Hong Kong’s peaceful island escape

David Whitley February 14, 2013 Comments Off on Peng Chau: Hong Kong’s peaceful island escape

David Whitley jumps on a ferry and heads away from the skyscrapers to find a very different side to Hong Kong. I wasn’t expecting this. A couple of rocks sit in the water, gently

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Learning T’ai chi at the Eaton Smart Hotel, Hong Kong | Review

Learning T’ai chi at the Eaton Smart Hotel, Hong Kong | Review

David Whitley January 18, 2013 Comments Off on Learning T’ai chi at the Eaton Smart Hotel, Hong Kong | Review

David Whitley signs up for a free t’ai chi class in Hong Kong, and gets fighty in the process. Take an early morning walk around any part of Hong Kong that bravely attempts to

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Six ways to improve your Hong Kong travel experience

Six ways to improve your Hong Kong travel experience

David Whitley November 15, 2012 1

David Whitley looks at a few simple ways to get the most out of Hong Kong. Get an Octopus card Similar to the Oyster cards in London, the Octopus card can be used across

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A diversion in Hong Kong

A diversion in Hong Kong

David Whitley September 6, 2012 Comments Off on A diversion in Hong Kong

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Why I can’t be arsed to go to China

Why I can’t be arsed to go to China

David Whitley August 28, 2012 9

China, never the most hassle-free of destinations to go to in the first place, has just added a few extra complications for would-be visitors. Tourists now need to send off a letter of invitation

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