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Bangkok’s Banglamphu: is Khao San really all it’s cracked up to be?



CULTURE, TRAVEL November 17, 2016


But surrounded by tourists, it did become clear to me that Khao San was a much more formidable beast than I had originally thought. (Photo: 1000 Words, Shutterstock) For years now Bangkok has occupied something of a pride of plac...

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'Brandalism' campaign calls for ban on advertising



THAT'S ODD, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE November 17, 2016


A group of Londoners has planted fake adverts on the Underground in protest against the “visual pollution” of advertising in public spaces. The Special Patrol Group (SPG) said it had dispatched 40 “brandalists&r...

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When a party bus isn’t a party bus in Thailand



TRAVEL November 17, 2016


Travelling to northern Thailand can mean making some seriously long bus journeys. (Photo: Marshall Astor, Flickr) All-nighter buses are a backpacking reality in Thailand and Southeast Asia. In countries where towns of i...

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Good new for post-Brexit London as Google confirms new campus



BUSINESS, UK, LONDON LIFE November 17, 2016


 Google make timely announcement for Kings Cross. Picture credit: Victor Huang, Thinkstock Google have this week confirmed their £1bn plans for a new HQ in London, to house up to 7,000 staff. The plans were originally ...

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Vietnam Launches new Tourism Platform in London



TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST November 17, 2016


Tourism in Vietnam is booming. Photo Credit - pixabay The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has used the opportunity of the World Travel Market in London to launch a new, English-only tourism platform. This will ...

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