Get beyond the London bustle

Boating on a canal is not something most of us associate with a visit to London, but one of the city’s best-kept secrets is Regent’s Canal. A journey along the canal by historical narrowboat is a treat not to be missed. The most popular route extends from the Little Venice basin in Maida Vale, through...
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Hobart – a reflection of its past

The historic Cascades Female Factory is Australia’s most significant association with the tragic history of female convict deportation to Van Diemen’s Land. Having World Heritage listing, is another good enough reason to take time out to visit this deeply moving site when in Hobart. Originally constructed as a distillery, it was transformed in 1828 to house...
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Layer to go

Global weather uncertainty makes the trial of packing a suitcase almost torturous, but it doesn’t have to be like this. You can meet the challenge head on with inexpensive layering. Uniqlo has come to the rescue by applying science and technology to a wide range of clothing that offers some serious solutions. The innovative technology...
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Touch, don’t freeze

Tap or swipe, it’s the name of the game for touchscreen devices that need tiny amounts of charge from our fingertips to respond to our demands. So, when the bitter chill arrives and we need gloves to keep us from freezing over, it’s time to finger up to a pair of touchscreen gloves. Designers have...
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