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Time for a feel-good Friday #DailyEscape! This stunning view of Kauai, Hawaii should get you ready for the weekend! pic.twitter.com/FiwCRVTU5p
 
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One of our favourite secluded spots in the world is Cathedral Cove on the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand - gor… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
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The return of the miserable weather certainly calls for a #WanderlustWednesday #DailyEscape! How we dream of Greece… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 

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Runners' energy powers Paris Marathon

Runners Ree Saunders
7 April, 2013 by Ree Saunders

The 37th Paris marathon saw 40,000 runners take to the streets with an eco-friendly twist today. The runners' energy is being harvested using Pavegen paving tiles which will convert energy generated from each footstep into storable electricity. The power generated by the runners' efforts is being used to run display ...

Delta Airlines helps doll up LAX airport

LAX landing Drew Hendricks
7 April, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

Delta airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) have teamed up with the City of Los Angeles to give a $229 million makeover to LAX Terminal 5. Construction has already begun on the work which is set to continue in stages until 2015. Plans include the lobby and security checkpoints ...

Stay with the 'A' list: world's best celebrity hotels

Palazzo Versace Marisa Thomas
7 April, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

So, what’s a celebrity with buckets of cash and a marketable name to do when they’ve already got five homes and they want to invest in more bricks and mortar? Buy or endorse their own hotel! From Robert Redford to Robert De Niro, loads of famous actors, directors, fashion designers ...

America's first Lego hotel opens in California

1 lego concierge Drew Hendricks
6 April, 2013 by Drew Hendricks

The first Lego-themed hotel in the USA opened yesterday. The hotel is based in Legoland, Carlsbad; less than 70 miles south of California's Disneyland Resort. The three-storey building has 250 rooms which are themed in either the Lego Pirates, Adventurer or Kingdom ranges.  While not actually made from the famous ...

European theme parks upgraded for summer

Iron Wagon Ree Saunders
5 April, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Theme parks across Europe are preparing to open their gates this month for the start of the new season. More than 500 million Euros has been spent this year on fixing up over 300 amusement parks and attractions in Europe, to attract more visitors this summer. On top of a ...

Singapore opens world’s largest freshwater aquarium

Feature Cheryl Richardson
5 April, 2013 by Cheryl Richardson

The world’s largest freshwater aquarium has opened its doors to the public at River Safari in Singapore this week. The 12-hectare park contains nearly 300 species of animals and features fish and other wildlife from eight of the world’s major rivers. The new freshwater aquarium, which cost over $160 million ...

Camel catwalks to rainbow riots: India's wildest festivals

India6 Marisa Thomas
5 April, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

Hot, hectic and unforgettable, India is a big country with an even bigger personality. Yet, despite its loud, sometimes overwhelming energy, it’s also a highly spiritual country, with tradition and festivals at the heart of its people. So, if you’re a party-going culture vulture who wants a feast for the ...

Burj Al Arab turns blue for Autism Awareness Month

Burj Al Arab Kathy McLeman
4 April, 2013 by Kathy McLeman

One of the most iconic landmarks in Dubai, the Burj Al Arab hotel, was lit up blue earlier in the week to support World Autism Awareness Month. The hotel has joined over 3,000 other buildings worldwide in the Light it Up Blue initiative, aimed at raising awareness of the neurodevelopmental ...

Phuket fight club attracts fitness tourists

Feature Mike Potter
4 April, 2013 by Mike Potter

More tourists are making their way to the island of Phuket than ever before, but it seems not all of them are visiting the Thai island for its sandy beaches and luxurious hotels. Phuket has become the centre for tourists looking to train in muay Thai boxing, in order to ...

WAYN announces its top seven dream destinations

Bali Jan Moys
4 April, 2013 by Jan Moys

WAYN, the world’s largest online social travel network, has revealed its top seven dream destinations voted by its 21 million users worldwide. Making up the top seven are Indonesia, Fiji, South Africa, Dubai, India, Brazil and Turkey. The destinations will now battle it out for the top position in a ...

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