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Calling All Culture Vultures

Forget theme parks and skycrapers that touch the stars, Abu Dhabi is strengthening its focus on art and culture in a bid to increase its global profile and tourism appeal. ...
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Waves for Water

Founded by former professional surfer Jon Rose in 2009, Waves for Water started out with a program called ‘Clean Water Couriers’ that, with partner Hurley International encouraged travellers to carry ...
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Iran Unveiled

Luxury travel operator Captain’s Choice is tipping Iran to become one of the most popular new luxury travel destinations for 2016. According to Captain’s Choice Founder Phil Asker, people, places ...
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Europe on hallowed ground

A century ago Australian soldiers were at war on the other side of the world, in places with unpronounceable names and enduring the unthinkable. Gallipoli has had its centenary, and ...
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A Culinary Adventure

Eating is a full-time occupation in Istanbul with visitors able to graze on Turkish treats from street stalls and noisy bazaars or dine at five-star restaurants. Pyramids of white sugar-dusted ...
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Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Arabian pleasures In a stunning bay looking over the Sea of Oman, nestled against a backdrop of rugged mountains, Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa is an integrated three-hotel ...
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