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The golden age of ocean liners

During the 1800s, ocean liners were used mainly to carry cargo overseas. By the early 1900s, the Golden Age of liners was in full swing.


In search of the perfect wave in Indonesia

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From Bali to Java to Sumatra, surfers have long been drawn to the swells off the island nation’s coasts.
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New York’s floating freight line

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The second section of the High Line, New York City’s celebrated garden-in-the-sky, opened earlier this week, 30ft above the city’s streets.
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Openings: New York, New Delhi and Dubai

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A bi-weekly round-up of new hotels and hideaways, treks and tours.
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Daily deal: Verdant gardens steeped in lowcountry history

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Get in touch with the Colonial past as you explore the lush scenic grounds of Charleston’s Middleton Place. Two can get away for $398 for two weekday nights.
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Peddling in the old kingdom of bicycles

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How to explore Beijing like the locals do, on two wheels.
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