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  • Christmas comes early for animals at Sydney zoo

    Christmas comes early for animals at Sydney zoo

    A group of animals at Sydney's Taronga Zoo received Christmas-inspired enrichment treats on Wednesday to celebrate the season. Keepers at the Australian Sea Lion enclosure prepared frozen treats in the shape of baubles and Christmas trees each...

  • Emirates announces sale

    Emirates announces sale

    Emirates has announced a sale to encourage travellers to explore Dubai and new destinations across the Far East, Africa, and Australasia. It said it is offering limited-time special offers in Economy Class. Bookings have to be made by December 31...

  • A corking good time

    A corking good time

    A unique hotel in Portugal offers an all-male, daily morning and afternoon strip show.  Men, ranging in ages from 18 to 60 and representing various degrees of sagging musculature, strip away in front of your bedroom window.  They peel everything...

  • Evoking beauty

    Evoking beauty

    The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is showing a major retrospective of the work of American painter Agnes Martin (1912–2004), the first since her death. One of the preeminent painters of the 20th century, Martin created subtle and evocative...

  • The quest for innovation

    The quest for innovation

    For over six decades, artist Robert Rauschenberg pushed the established boundaries of the arts world and created avant-garde works. Now, visitors to London can enjoy the first posthumous retrospective dedicated to the artist. Tate Modern is...

  • It’s a Grimm world

    It’s a Grimm world

    Imagine members of the MADC or Masquerade Theatre writhing around on stage, screaming in agony. Imagine afternoon matinées of horrific sadism, torture and self-mutilation at the MFCC, or the Manoel Theatre. Imagine – if you don’t already –...

  • Special Emirates fares to Dubai and Cyprus

    Special Emirates fares to Dubai and Cyprus

    Ringing in the festive season, Emirates is launching special companion fares to inspire and encourage travellers to experience Dubai and Cyprus or re-visit these favourite destinations.  Emirates is also extending its great value fares in Economy...

  • Good tastes, nature and relaxation over the New Year in Sicily

    Good tastes, nature and relaxation over the New Year in Sicily

    A three-night programme to spend the New Year in Sicily (December 30 to January 2) has been set up by Touring Mediterraneo in cooperation with some of the best restaurants and trattorias, with accommodation at I Monasteri Golf Resort, a...

  • Wonder ship to sail into Grand Harbour next year

    Wonder ship to sail into Grand Harbour next year

    Simonne Pace, a guest on the MSC Preziosa on its last trip of the season, learns about the Meraviglia, the newest ship in the company’s fleet. As the name implies, this floating ‘wonder’ will be docking at the Grand Harbour every week next summer...

  • Making the best of the Harbour City

    Making the best of the Harbour City

    “Sydney is a vibrant waterfront city filled with incredibly happy people,” says Brookstone CEO Thomas M. Via. “I love the ‘outside patio culture’ and everywhere you go there seems to be a view of the city, the harbour or a surf beach. Plus, you...

  • The lions of the Gir

    The lions of the Gir

    The Gir Forest in India is home to one of the most successful conservation programmes for lions. Kevin Galea gets up close and personal to some of them. Conservation areas are bad for the back. The Gir Forest in Gujarat, west India is the last...

  • Ryanair announces winter sale

    Ryanair announces winter sale

    Ryanair has announced a 'massive' winter seat sale, with over 250,000 seats on 360 routes on sale from €9.99, for travel in November, December and January. The airline said booking must be made before midnight tomorrow on the Ryanair.com website.

  • Alpine horn

    Alpine horn

    Holding a three-metre long Alpine Horn for more than 16 beats needs a lot of breath and great upper body strength, as well as technique. You have to know your way around an Alpine Horn. Grip is all important. Just because you play the recorder, it...

  • Land of wines and good living

    Land of wines and good living

    It has become a bi-annual tradition for me to enjoy a couple of short getaway holidays  swith girlfriends of mine each year, just because sometimes we need to catch up, away from our routines. These trips offer a very good excuse to enjoy some...

  • Emirates double-deckers make it a New Zealand double-header

    Emirates double-deckers make it a New Zealand double-header

    Emirates notched up a momentous double-header when it introduced its flagship A380 double-decker aircraft on two New Zealand routes on the same day. The airline’s step-up in capacity on both its Christchurch service and its non-stop Dubai-Auckland...

  • Discovering Senegal

    Discovering Senegal

    Approaching Senegal’s sand dune-flanked Lac Rose, overcast skies hid the sun and, at first, obscured the vibrant pink hue that gives the expansive lake its name. But standing on its shores, the waters showed their true, improbable colours –...

  • 5 reasons Istanbul rocks

    5 reasons Istanbul rocks

    From a political perspective, these are certainly not the happiest of times for the people of Turkey. Tourism has taken somewhat of a hit in the past months – rather unfairly, if truth be told, given that in these dark times trouble can hit...

  • Sir Elton John’s collection at the Tate Modern in London

    Sir Elton John’s collection at the Tate Modern in London

    Seminal figures like Man Ray, André Kertész, Berenice Abbot, Alexandr Rodchenko and Edward Steichen are being included in one of the world’s greatest private collection of modernist images. Tate Modern in London, the UK, will be opening a major...

  • Fly to Dubai from €499

    Emirates is offering three-night packages to Dubai starting from €499. The touring operating arm of Emirates is offering the sale on packages to Dubai, inclusive of passenger taxes. Travellers can choose from 3, 4, and 5-star luxury hotel packages...

  • Ice ice baby

    Ice ice baby

    The regulars at the IceHotel in Jukkasajarvi, 100 miles into Swedish Lapland and 150 miles beyond the Arctic Circle, tend to be spruce business types. Spruce trees are big business in northern Sweden and travel-ling spruce salesmen need somewhere...

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