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A special Saturday #Chile #DailyEscape - the Osorno Volcano, towering over Lake Llanquihue and the beautiful Puerto… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
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Time for another spectacular sight from #Chile for a #FeelGoodFriday #DailyEscape This remarkable sight comes from… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 
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Another #Chile wonder now with this breathtaking view of the Moon Valley - another example of Chile's diverse lands… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
 

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Millions celebrate the Year of the Snake

Chinese NY Ree Saunders
11 February, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Yesterday marked the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. All over the world people said goodbye to the Year of the Dragon and welcomed the Year of the Snake. According to the Chinese calendar, which is based on moon phases and the timing of the solar year, this ...

Record tourist numbers for Las Vegas in 2012

Las Vegas Ree Saunders
11 February, 2013 by Ree Saunders

More than 39 million people visited Las Vegas in 2012, beating the the city's previous record. 39.7 million people flocked to Sin City last year, around half a million more than in 2007. The record year generated more than $40 billion for the local tourism industry, indicating a good recovery ...

Storm Nemo leaves thousands stranded in the US

Winter Storm Nemo Ree Saunders
11 February, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Around 28 inches of snow fell over parts of north-east America during the weekend. The winter storm called Nemo left thousands of passengers stranded as an estimated 7,000 flights were cancelled. Boston’s Logan International Airport and the three airports serving New York were the worst affected by the storm.  According ...

Direct flights from UK to Jakarta announced

1 Victoria Hampton
10 February, 2013 by Victoria Hampton

Garuda, the national airline for Indonesia, is to offer direct flights from the UK starting in autumn 2013, it was announced this weekend. Currently travellers from the UK to Indonesia’s capital have to change at Singapore or Hong Kong, but the new route will open up a whole new door ...

St Lucia: The affordable Caribbean getaway

1 Cheryl Richardson
10 February, 2013 by Cheryl Richardson

The Caribbean has long been viewed as a destination of great luxury, and for travellers from the UK, great expense. However, there are more affordable gems to be discovered, and of those gems, St Lucia shines brightest. This idyllic island, with beautiful beaches, dense forests and a rugged mountainous interior ...

Rio Carnival brings 1.5m people to Brazil

1 Ree Saunders
10 February, 2013 by Ree Saunders

This weekend saw the Rio Carnival go off with a bang, with the world-famous street-party drawing an estimated 1.5m revellers to its opening parade. Rio de Janeiro is synonymous with Carnival and the party lifestyle, and for five days every February, the city is transformed into a sprawling mass of ...

Oman emerges as Middle East’s most glamorous destination

Oman1 Jan Moys
9 February, 2013 by Jan Moys

It may be the less well-known neighbour to the popular United Arab Emirates, but Oman is starting to make a name for itself on the Middle Eastern tourist trail. With a raft of stylish new hotels and alternative holiday options, Oman is emerging as the glamorous alternative to Dubai or ...

Qatar undergoing 10 year tourism facelift

Doha Ree Saunders
8 February, 2013 by Ree Saunders

Qatar, one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the Gulf, is entering a decade long facelift to improve the country's tourist facilities. This is all part of a $65 billion investment plan Qatar has put in place ahead of the 2022 football World Cup. According to Qatar Tourism the ...

Fly to the USA to visit America’s happiest city

Bay Bridge San Fran Marisa Thomas
8 February, 2013 by Marisa Thomas

San Francisco is the happiest city in America, according to a global survey by GFK Custom Research. The Californian city was also ranked the seventh happiest city in the world. The City by the Bay was the only American city to make it onto the top ten list, being praised ...

Kate Moss heads to India for new art exhibition

Kate moss Nicola Chapman
8 February, 2013 by Nicola Chapman

Kate Moss is making her way to India to be part of a new exhibition titled The Kate Moss Collection by Gert Elfering. The exhibition will include 50 photographs, paintings and sculptures of the international supermodel done by some of the world’s most famous photographers and artists. The exhibition, put ...

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