SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Customer Service SacBee Rewards About Us About Us Contact Us Apps Mobile & Apps Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube News in Education (NIE) Newsletters Local Sacramento Region Arena City Beat Crime Local Govt Salary Database The Homeless Marcos Bretón Transportation Education Environment Health & Medicine Traffic Conditions Weather Communities Elk Grove Folsom/El Dorado Roseville/Placer Yolo Sports Sports Kings NBA News 49ers Giants Oakland A's High School Sports Joe Davidson More Sports Raiders NFL News MLB News River Cats Soccer Colleges Golf Autos Racing Politics Politics Capitol Alert State Workers The California Influencer Series Local Elections PoliGRAPH State Worker Salary Database Legislative Gifts … [Read more...] about Taking a Lyft or Uber from the Sacramento airport? There’s a new pickup zone
By Michael Edwards on Nov 08, 2018 in Accommodation, Africa, Hotels, Mauritius, Regions, Resorts Everyone wants to go to Mauritius. It is a speck of volcanic rock, covered with sugar cane and palm trees, sun-bathing in the warm Indian Ocean. Then there are the white-sand beaches gently shelving into an azure sea. “Azure” may be a travel writer’s cliché but there is no other word for the lagoon’s pools of blue: so perfect they look as if they have been Photoshopped. The question is which hotel suits you? Here is a guide to just six of the best places to stay one of the planet’s most romantic locations. Zilwa Attitude Situated on the North Coast in Kalodyne, Zilwa is a 4* leisure hotel offering a plethora of activities for families and couples. It has panoramic views. In Creole, the island’s Lingua Franca originating from the African slaves on the sugar plantations, Zilwa means an islander. Intrigued? The hotel even offers Creole lessons. The … [Read more...] about 6 luxury hotels in Mauritius
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by Beijing Dispatch BySteven Lee Myers Nov. 8, 2018 BEIJING — Beijing’s latest urban preservation campaign swung like a wrecking ball this summer through the colorful shops along Yonghegong Street, a tree-lined road between two of the city’s landmarks: the Confucius and Lama Temples. Workers wielding crowbars, jackhammers and written orders from the city knocked out tiled eaves and wooden columns decorated with red lanterns and Tibetan prayer flags. Then they bricked up and painted over spaces that had once been doors or windows. Yuan Hong, who a decade ago opened a hair salon on one of the distinctive alleyways known as hutongs not far from Yonghegong, showed up there early one morning recently to find workers knocking out her glass storefront. “Can you wait for me to get my face washed … [Read more...] about Historic Preservation or Just Ripping Out a Way of Life in Beijing?
By Paul Johnson on Oct 30, 2018 in Accommodation, Bars, Europe, Featured, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe Formerly the Rampsbeck Hotel, Another Place is a 40-bedroom luxury hotel occupying a sublime position on Ullswater, the English Lake District’s second largest lake, and set in 18 acres of grounds that extend all the way to the lake shore. This is a secluded spot where you can enjoy the fresh air whilst keeping watching for red squirrels and other wildlife. The welcome We entered via the original Georgian wing of the hotel and immediately felt we had entered a hotel with its own unique charm. As they say on their website, “Another Place is more than just a hotel” and it certainly felt like that, instantly making you feel cosy and at home. This is not a stuffy, formal hotel but one where you can relax from the moment you enter. Check-in was friendly and efficient, and we were kindly walked … [Read more...] about Short stay: Another Place, Ullswater, Lake District, UK
Accommodation : Hotels We've Been HereName: Shangri-la VillingiliRelated: Maldives, Shangri-La HotelsLocation: Sri LankaWhen Hilton wrote Lost Horizon he conceived Shangri-la as an idyllic land of beauty and happiness, sequestrated from the hurly burly and pressure of the modern, urban world. Shangri-la hotels and resorts have a diverse portfolio of properties ranging from the iconic London Shard, to magical Muscat in Oman. Nowhere though is the brand name more appropriate than here at Villingili in the Maldives.Our Travel Auctions Sort BypopularlatestendingThis little nation with it’s glittering chains of white coral islands halfway across the Indian Ocean, extraordinary sky-scapes and big smiles is about as far away from the madness of 21st century city life as you can get, whilst enjoying every luxury that a 5* resort can offer.Having just spent three days being spoiled by a wonderful team of chefs, waiters, massage therapists, and all the staff who quietly go about their … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: Shangri-la Villingili, Maldives