Travel Agenda: Vintage Singapore; Burns Night; whale shark season in Kenya

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Today...

Vintage Singapore: Souvenirs From the Recent Past has just opened at the Brunei Gallery in London. The exhibition documents the dramatic changes the city-state witnessed in the post war years (soas.ac.uk/gallery).

This week...

Burns Night is celebrated in style across Scotland tomorrow on the poet's 250th birthday. On Monday, the Chinese New Year ushers in the year of the Ox. One of the biggest celebrations is in Hong Kong, with a night parade and fireworks (discoverhongkong.com).

Tuesday sees the opening of the W Atlanta Downtown, the latest addition to the skyline of Martin Luther King Jr's city (starwoodhotels.com).

And BMI's current seat sale ends next Saturday.

In the diary...

Whale shark season starts at the beginning of February in Kenya. The world's largest shark – harmless to humans – can be spotted at dive sites around Malindi and Watamu until March (magicalkenya.com).

And luxury spa brand Six Senses opens its first resort in Jordan at the end of February. It is set in a ravine 264m below sea level, near the Dead Sea (sixsenses.com).

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