Máy làmmaát giá rẻ Hanami – Hải Nam

Máy làm mát giá rẻ Hanami – Hải Nam tiết kiệm điện, làm mát với không gian mở. Máy làm mát Hải Nam – Hanami tiết kiệm chi phí sử dụng cho phòng net, gam, gia đình. Máy làm mát giá rẻ Hanami – Hải Nam tiết kiệm điện, làm mát với không gian mở. [...]

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Marrakesh—A Dichotomous and Delicious Feast for the Senses

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Marrakesh. Marrakesh is a city of split personalities—part “Arabian Nights” fantasy, part French elegance— it is a spiritual haven as well as a hippie retreat, a partiers’ paradise and a glamorous getaway. One moment you’re dodging donkeys in the clogged arteries of the [...]

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Vancouver—The City of Glass Keeps Getting Better

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Vancouver. Known as the City of Glass, Vancouver is considered on the world’s best cities. British Columbia’s largest city is drawing young chefs, artists and designers with its sophistication, ethnic diversity and natural bounty—verdant Vancouver is studded with parks and beaches, and views of [...]

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Vienna—Old World Formality with an Edge

This article was excerpted from The Wall Street Journal’s Insider’s Guide to Vienna. Vienna can seem much like a living museum with the Baroque Hofburg Palace, the Roman ruins beneath Hoher Markt, the Gothic St. Stephen’s Cathedral and even cafes where an old-world formality pervades. Yet there’s also the edgy side, evidenced in working-class Neubau [...]

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Tokyo-Based Banker Gives Osaka Tips

Osaka is the best city for casual food. Everything is good value for money there, but you have to try Okonomiyaki. You may or may not like Okonomiyaki, but you should not miss it. You may want to go and look at Osaka Castle, which is said to be a symbol of Osaka. If you [...]

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Senior Tokyo-based Banker Gives Tips for Kyoto

Thoughtful suggestions from a senior banking executive who lives in Japan. Toru and I knew each other in London and he is clearly the best example I know of “east meets west.” Unfortunately, the latest typhoon damaged the major tourist area where you can enjoy lunch along a beautiful river. There are an uncountable number [...]

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Recommendations from a Japanese media executive

First of all, the following websites should be quite useful in making an itinerary for Japan: Go Tokyo Enjoy Osaka Kyoto Prefecture Tourism Guide I definitely recommend staying at the Ryokan, a traditional Japanese hotel in Kyoto, so you can enjoy something entirely different! However, my recommended restaurants in Tokyo are as follows: Inakaya Gonpachi Ninja [...]

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A Pork Sandwich Brings Me Out of the Shadows

I have always been a firm believer that I should not have my picture in my posts, ok for others but I really don’t like those pompous posts of self-congratulation–but this is pure animal love for dead animal food…The best. Johns Roast Pork A Joint to beat no others– and to think for years I [...]

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San Sebastian-From a Sherry and Food Friend from Spain

This from an old Spanish friend in the sherry and food businesses-a true world traveler. Pintxos The area that is full of Pintxos bars is called La Parte Vieja (the Old Part). The most famous street is called 31 Agosto. They’re all excellent, but for avant gard Pintxos go to A Fuego Negro, and for [...]

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San Sebastian recommendations from an avid Gold Class traveler

Hotel Maria Cristina. The best hotel—this world-class, Starwood 5 star hotel is located in the shopping area and not right on the beach, but is an easy walk to everything. Hotel Londres. Centrally located on the promenade overlooking the beach, this hotel is maybe a 3 or 4 star type hotel. The hotel and service is fine yet [...]

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