Tips and deals of the week: Vana Belle Koh Samui, Spineology ski jacket and Wikivoyage
Sunday 20 January 2013
Vana Belle opens in Koh Samui, Thailand, today. The Luxury Collection resort has 80 villas, each with private pool. There's a spa, and you can explore Ang Tong National Marine Park (luxurycollection.com/vanabelle).
North Face's new Spineology ski jacket and trousers are storm-proof and colourful. The jacket features a collar with respirator panel, and an integrated avalanche rescue system. From £345 (thenorthface.com/eu).
Wikipedia has launched Wikivoyage. It's a free online resource that anybody can add to or edit and there are already more than 26,000 articles. Its Destination of the Month is Walt Disney World (en.wikivoyage.org).
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