Ahoy there! The history of the doomed Titanic, which sank after hitting an iceberg in 1912, has been immortalised in Titanic Belfast, the largest man-made tourist attraction in Northern Ireland’s history and is expected to attract around 400,000 visitors annually.
Archives for March 2012
After the catastrophic Christchurch earthquake, cartoonist Celia Allison picked herself up and kept working. But despite bravely carrying on with her business, Celia wasn’t feeling as funny as her famous alter ego, Cecily.
The Captain’s Daughter is an epic story of survivors from the Titanic. Spanning three generations and two continents, it follows the lives of two intrepid women who survived the tragedy. One of them holds a terrible secret.
Luxury boutique hotel manager Andreas Breitfuss is on a mission to climb Mount Everest and he literally trains, late at night, up an especially-made rock wall on the Tower Lodge estate in the Hunter Valley.
If you can’t go to Italy, then this is where you come to in Sydney for super Italian food. A chic crowd descended on Sydney’s inner west this week to celebrate Tuscany Ristorante’s return with a cutting-edge menu and award-winning team.
Las Vegas now has a pop-up wedding chapel where you can try out being married to see if you like it. Perfect for commitment phobics, says Aunt Sally.
MSC Cruises continues its rapid expansion with the announcement that the company has finalized negotiations with STX France and signed a contract to take over a 140,000 ton cruise ship, which will be called MSC Preziosa.
Galazia Hytra, the summer version of a much awarded Athens restaurant near the Acropolis, has just won its first Michelin star. Next time you’re in the Greek capital, it’s a must visit. The degustation menu is only 65 euros per person.
So you’ve got a spare few million and you’re looking for an up market investment. One of the most historic homes in New Zealand – now operating as a high-end boutique lodge – is up for sale.
Grey glutinous blobs in a plastic tray, a salad that is 90 per cent tasteless iceberg lettuce and flabby tomato. Airline food gets a bad rap all over the world. Well, it’s not all bad. Turkish Airlines comes out tops in a consumer survey.