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More than 80 MPs (including south-west Tories) back cut in tourism VAT

Which puts them at odds with our (Tory) council which savaged Independent councillor Claire Wright when she suggested they too should support this. Many EU countries have low or no VAT for their tourism industries. 17 more words


Junot Díaz on Fukuoka, Japan's Next Great Food City

This article by Junot Díaz appeared in Condé Nast’s Traveler. Here’s an excerpt. Follow the link below for the complete report. For a related post, see our May 2010 post… 1,829 more words


It's Good To Getty Out The House At The Weekends

The Getty Museum; an iconic museum and art gallery perched atop one of the foothills of the Santa Monica mountains. The galleries hold some world famous art pieces whose significance flew straight over my head, but the perfectly manicured gardens beautifully kept flowerbeds really made me fall in love with the site. 153 more words

Fall Term

What is Your cell phone number?

Before heading off for what would be three years of travel, Mike and I had to decide if we were going to keep our American cell phone number. 856 more words

The 6 Monthers

'We're a floating petri dish': Panic onboard the 'Ebola cruise'

When a woman who had worked in an Ebola laboratory was found to be travelling on a Caribbean cruise ship, panic ensued, writes Nick Allen and Rob Crilly for London’s  1,724 more words