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Ever fantasised about booking an overwater bungalow in the Maldives? Of course you have but what about an underwater one? Yes, really. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island has unveiled designs to build an underwater hotel room that will lie 16.4 feet under the Indian Ocean.
standard.co.uk
Historical monuments are introducing tours and shows that use innovative technology to recreate the past.
cntraveler.com
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Order your sushi from a touch screen press OK and your food mag levs it to you - robot sushi #Shibuya #Tokyo
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Just one question: where's Tattoo? Killer view over the Indian Ocean #Pimalai #Thailand
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Hanami season in #Tokyo #Japan
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Day 2 of the world's biggest water fight: http://www.bangkok.com/information-festivals/songkran.htm

Songkran 2018 in Bangkok - Having fun is a big part of Thai culture, and having fun amidst scorching heat is no exception. The hottest month of the year, April sees the entire country go bananas in friendly water fights and street parties that last nearly a week.
bangkok.com
Will the city ban its famed street food offerings? It’s unclear. In the meantime, a quest to find the best fishball noodle stands and much more.
nytimes.com

Both #Thailand's Maya Beach and the #Philippines #Boracay Island will be closed for clean up - which of #Asia's tourism hotspots will be closed next? https://www.reuters.com/…/southeast-asias-idyllic-islands-b…

The six-month closure of the Philippine tourism island of Boracay for a revamp after the country's president branded it a "cesspool" reflects the growing pressures on beach resorts across Southeast Asia as visitor numbers surge.
reuters.com
Aurora Station is being billed as the world's first luxury hotel in orbit. Slated to open in 2022, it'll charge guests $9.5 million.
cnn.com
Archaeologists have discovered what they believe could be the remains of Naples' first port in the waters by the Castel dell'Ovo, they said in a presentation on Thursday.
thelocal.it
Meridiana on Monday changed its name to Air Italy and, with the backing of new shareholder Qatar Airways, said it was set to become "the national carrier for Italy", replacing Alitalia. © ANSA
ansa.it
The Lowe Road updated their cover photo.
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Raise your hand if you DIDNT have a Vuarnet T-shirt in the 80s? https://www.afar.com/…/frances-most-iconic-sunglasses-are-m…

Go behind the scenes at Vuarnet, the maker of the classic shades beloved by both skiers and icons like Miles Davis and Mick Jagger.
afar.com
Offering beautiful views, steep flights of stairs and the option of post-run pizza refuelling, the paths of the Amalfi coast are a trail runners paradise
theguardian.com
For nearly three decades, the American master weaver Carol Cassidy has been working with Laotian silk weavers on the grounds of a grand old colonial mansion in Vientiane.
nytimes.com

#Naples pizza wins world heritage status - but it still won't stop people from putting pineapple on their pizzas outside of #Italy - https://www.reuters.com/…/un-says-pizza-is-world-heritage-i…

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If you grew up in any way connected to the culture of #Austria then the #Krampus legend is a familiar and terrifying part of the #Christmas tradition - https://www.smithsonianmag.com/…/krampus-could-come-you-ho…/

The mythical holiday beast is once again on the prowl, but beware, he's making his way across the Atlantic
smithsonianmag.com

#Panettone is #Italy's answer to Christmas cake - and in #Milan some bakers are preserving this uniquely Italian tradition - https://www.afar.com/…/this-italian-christmas-cake-is-makin…

Pasticceria Cucchi is protective of its panettone. The Milanese pastry shop has been baking the famous fruitcake—a traditional Italian Christmas treat—in a humble kitchen for over 70 years. Laura Cucchi and her sister, Vittoria, whose grandparents founded the pasticceria in 1936, are thinking ab...
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