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Long-distance swimming in Nepal’s glacial mountain lakes

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Following in the footsteps of British explorer Lewis Gordon Pugh who completed a 1km swim on Mount Everest and set the record for the world’s highest altitude swim.
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The futurist: Nepal’s fast track to fortune

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The country is putting plans in place to build an electric rail connecting the country with its closest neighbours: China, Tibet and India.
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New travel apps speed up expense reporting

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Travelling for business? Streamline your expense reports with one of these handy mobile apps and never miss a reimbursement again.
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The perfect trip: The Lake District

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Famed for its lakes, mountains and fells, this spectacular corner of northwest England has been a fitting inspiration for artists and poets through the ages.
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Watching wildlife in Nepal

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Spot Nepal’s version of the Big Five, including the majestic Bengal tiger and the greater one-horned rhino.
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Along Arabia’s east coast

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Between the Arabian Sea to the Gulf of Oman is a historic and natural beauty that feels worlds away from the more visited cities of the United Arab Emirates.
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