Ski-in living rooms, "casual luxury", affordable bases, strange spherical structures, "munchie boxes", and rooftop bars
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Saturday 16 July 2011
Every week we invite competing travel companies to give us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a 10-day trip to the Indonesian island of Bali in August. Prices are per person based on two sharing. All prices include flights departing from Heathrow and transfers.
Thursday 30 June 2011
An exhibition capturing the essence of summer is to be unveiled in Bath this weekend.
Friday 17 June 2011
The Indonesian cleric and spiritual leader of the Islamist militants behind the 2002 Bali bombings has been jailed for 15 years for his support of a militant training camp.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Sunday 24 April 2011
As cricketers from across the globe do battle in the IPL, a home-grown revolution is happening 3,000 miles away. Easter sees the 15th staging of the Bali International Sixes. Its motto is ‘Developing Cricket for Indonesians’ and for the first time in its history, Indonesian teams outnumber their ex-pat and visiting counterparts.
Friday 15 April 2011
Rare photographs and footage of traditional Balinese dances from the 1930s go on show tomorrow at the Horniman Museum in London.
Saturday 05 March 2011
Travel Agenda: Karura Forest; W Retreat & Spa in Bali; British Museum; Singapore; London 2012 Festival
Saturday 26 February 2011
Today: Karura Forest on the edge of Nairobi, opens to tourists with waterfalls, bamboo forest and monkeys (magicalkenya.com)
Saturday 19 February 2011
Wednesday 16 February 2011
Friday 28 January 2011
Friday 07 January 2011
If you mapped out a novelist's history in books, beloved and influential fictions would have to loom large in the foreground. But books of ideas can be significant in a novelist's formation too - history or science or philosophy or whatever, depending on taste and training and accidental encounter. From those books we derive the framework of our beliefs, the underpinning convictions thatform our mindset and play through and around the witnessing, empathetic, dreaming parts of our perception. And these shaping beliefs will always be at work in the stories we write, however obliquely, or at whatever level of conscious or unconscious deployment.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
Tuesday 07 September 2010
Sunday 22 August 2010
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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- 5 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'