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Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Laguna Tower Dubai

Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Laguna Tower Dubai

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts  and IFA Hotels & Resorts have agreed to  bring a 5-star branded hotel residence  to Dubai, U.A.E. It  will be the  first independent hotel investment project in the Middle East. The Mövenpick Hotel & Residence Laguna Tower Dubai is  expected to open in 2008 and will offer a total of 120 […]

Sydney Opera House crisis

Sydney Opera House crisis

The planned interior refurbishment of Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House by the Danish architect Jorn Utzon, who designed the exterior 40 years ago, is allegedly  in crisis. Plans to excavate into Sydney Harbour and slice through a concrete beam holding the building’s shells together is estimated to cost AUS$700m – ten times the state government’s […]

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

Most romantic cross-country ski resorts

In true  Valentines spirit, MSNBC has published their list of the top 10 cross-country ski resorts for lovers. Making the  very US-biased  list are: Callaghan Country at Whistler, British Columbia Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, in Alberta Garland Resort in Lewiston, Michigan Lone Mountain Ranch at Big Sky, Montana Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New […]

Travel with the kitchen sink

Travel with the kitchen sink

Camping never used to be this easy when I was little. Whether you’re heading for the beach, going hunting or just relaxing by your tent, you’ll not find anything more convenient than Cook’s BBQ Kitchen. This is no ordinary barbecue; it’s a complete kitchen to take wherever you go, complete with microwave, fridge and, yes… […]

Follow Baltimore's famous sons

Follow Baltimore’s famous sons

Baltimore celebrates its famous sons in atmospheric style. From Edgar Allen Poe’s house to the knockout Babe Ruth Museum, your concierge at the  recently opened Harbor Court Baltimore  InterContinental Hotel  could help you walk in their footsteps. Alternatively, join the locals watching the world go by over freshly caught seafood.

Valentines at Buckingham Hotel, New York

Valentines at Buckingham Hotel, New York

For $150,000, the Buckingham Hotel in New York is offering a Valentines package that includes a flight on a private jet, a limousine to the hotel and a night in the penthouse. A horse-drawn carriage ride through Central Park, a private piano concert and keepsakes from Tiffany and Bergdorf Goodman are also part of the […]

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DuffelSafe 100 from Pacsafe

DuffelSafe 100 from Pacsafe

Pacsafe have announced 8 new products for 2006.  The DuffelSafe 100 which will be ready to ship next month. This is a secure duffel bag for home or abroad. When travelling, this bag is small enough to be carried on a plane and durable enough to be checked in. Several strap options make it comfortable […]

Follow your heart... to The Howard

Follow your heart… to The Howard

Sweep your loved one of their feet, by treating them to a romantic night at The Howard – a 5-star Georgian retreat in the city centre of Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh – and enjoy a stay filled with treats, including chilled pink Champagne and a rose petal turndown. Get loved up in the afternoon […]

Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

Taste of Romance package at the Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

February in Muskoka is the perfect time and place to snuggle up from the cold, and with the Deerhurst Resort‘s Taste of Romance package, you have the ideal opportunity. Guests staying the nights of 11th, 14th and 18th February 2006 will enjoy a guaranteed late check-out until 6pm the following day… so you can sleep […]

Win a luxury trip to New York courtesy of the Ambassador Theatre Group

Win a luxury 3-night stay for two at New York’s legendary hotel, The Carlyle. Located on the chic Madison Avenue, with spectacular views over Central Park, The Carlyle has been a legend among Manhattan hotels since 1930. Flying to New York in style courtesy of American Airlines, the lucky prize-winner is promised an unforgettable experience […]

Valentine's with Stamford Hotels & Resorts, Australia

Valentine’s with Stamford Hotels & Resorts, Australia

At Stamford Hotels & Resorts they’re taking Valentine’s Day  a step further to provide a complete romantic experience with our Romance and Seduction Package. French Champagne on arrival, canapés, chocolate-dipped strawberries, a hand-drawn rose petal bath, and breakfast in bed for two is just the start with this special overnight package. Prices start from $299.

Carbon fibre iPod cases

Carbon fibre iPod cases

Looking for something a little more durable than a leather case for your iPod?   Then these carbon fibre iPod cases from C6 Manufacturing could be just the thing. This North Carolina company designs quality products with style and elegance. The cases come with a stainless steel belt clip and a clear film screen protector.

$90,000 for a bottle of white wine?

The world record for the most expensive bottle of white wine has been broken. A bottle of 1787 Chateau d’Yquem was purchased from The Antique Wine Company by an American client for the $90,000, breaking the previous 1985 record of $56,000. Can any bottle of wine be worth THAT much?!

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Are you Ready Freddy?

Are you Ready Freddy?

Would you be  ready on your travels in the event of a disaster? If the answer’s “no”, you might want to read on. Disasters, natural or otherwise, can strike any time, any place.  And you owe it to yourself and your family to be ready. The smart Ready Freddy emergency  pack is made up of […]