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Balloon in Paris tests air quality, becomes tourist attraction

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A hot air balloon tethered above Paris is providing information about air quality, as well as becoming a tourist attraction. Floating at 150 metres above the ground, the balloon scans the air for harmful contaminants like nitrogen dioxide. It changes colour using an easy-to-understand coding, with a spectrum ranging from red for high levels of pollution to orange for [...] Continue Reading…

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What’s for Breakfast?

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Good morning! Awake yet? Hungry? Ready for some stir fried noodles? How about some blackened cow’s blood? Some fried, mushed up pig’s ears?

Mmm, mmm, mmmm…..

I’ve noticed that, when I am traveling, breakfast is often the most difficult meal for me to compromise—it’s early, I’m tired, I may or may not be hungover, and I [...] Continue Reading…

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New Acropolis museum in Athens

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A new museum to house the world-famous Parthenon marbles is being built in the shadow of the Acropolis in Athens. The museum, which has been planned for three decades and has cost the Greek government more than £100 million to build, will at last provide a permanent home for one of the greatest treasures of the world, safe from [...] Continue Reading…

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Holidays are Brits’ number one priority

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Britons consider holidays to be the most important factor for their happiness new research has revealed. A Kayak.co.uk poll of more than 1,000 adults found that 90 per cent of respondents said taking at least one holiday a year is one of the five most important factors that contribute to their overall happiness.In contrast, 73 per cent said owning [...] Continue Reading…

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Dubai Atlantis set to open on time

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The long-awaited Atlantis hotel and entertainment complex is right on schedule to open on September 24, according to reports. Located at the head of The Palm Jumeirah, with sweeping views both out to the Gulf and down the spine of the Palm back to Dubai, the development is valued at around $1.5 billion (£7.25 billion), Gulf News said. [...] Continue Reading…

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Belfast Bap Festival

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Running from July 7th to 10th, the Belfast Bap Festival is in memory of liberal and reformer Bernard ‘Barney’ Hughes, Master Baker, famous for feeding the city’s people with his loaves during the famine. Events at Belfast’s newest festival include walking tour of Friars Bush Cemetery on July 8th, where people can visit the graves [...] Continue Reading…

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Brits opt for driving holidays to cut costs

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Nearly 12 million Britons are choosing to go on driving holidays in order to save costs, research by AA Personal Loans has found. Almost half of Britons (46 per cent) are opting to spend at least one of their holidays in the UK this year, with three out of four (75 per cent) saying they plan to use their [...] Continue Reading…

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The Counting Crows are ‘back’, apparently.

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Yesterday, while the rest of London was immersed in the sporting event of the year—the final, epic match of Wimbledon 2008—I had the privilege of attending the city’s (equally as epic!) music event of the year—the 02 Wireless Festival in Hyde Park.

From Queensland-bred rock band Powderfinger, to Guyana-born reggae star Eddy Grant…to hip hop icon Jay-Z…London was, literally, booming [...] Continue Reading…

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Wimbledon – my freebie 2 hour taster

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I’ve lived in London now for 10 years. I’ve been a tennis fan for over 20. I’ve never been to Wimbledon. Go figure! The excuses to date have ranged from ‘tickets are too hard to get hold of’ or ‘I can’t afford the time of work’ to ‘I hate crowds’ (when I’m at [...] Continue Reading…

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Oktoberfest 2008: Plan Ahead!

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One of the biggest mistakes that I made when I was living in Florence back in 2004 was not preparing myself—mentally and logistically—for the craziness that is Oktoberfest. I decided to travel to Munich, Germany for the beloved international beer-a-thon on a last minute whim…fun and exciting, I know. But also…stupid. Young people actually do [...] Continue Reading…

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