Monthly Archives: December 2014

Best Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh – India Travel Blog

JetBlue launched nonstop service from New Yorks JFK in 2012 and has just added a new daily route from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Clued-in cruise lines have been stopping here for years, and luxury hoteliers are angling for real estate. The InterContinental recently opened in BocagrandeCartagenas ritziest suburband in 2016, Colombian fashion designer Silvia Tcherassi will launch her second stylish boutique hotel in the Old City, while Viceroy christens Convento Obra Pia, a restored 17th-century convent in the artsy neighborhood Getsemani. For souvenirs with a decidedly Colombian flair, join the well-heeled visitors wandering medieval cobblestoned streets in search of locally sourced emeralds (among the worlds finest), which can be custom-designed at Lucy Jewelry , or a bespoke guayabera shirt from Ego. Nora Walsh
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Best Places to Travel in 2015- Page 45 – Articles | Travel + Leisure

Himachal with an array of hill stations welcomes you take a nap in the lap of Mother Nature. Covered in verdant greens, surrounded by lofty valleys and encircled by gushing rivers, the sights gets etched in ones memory for eternity. The regions in this state have an elevation of around 3000 to 7000 meters above sea level. The state is surrounded by Jammu & Kashmir in the north, Uttarakhand & Haryana in the south and Punjab in the west. It shares international borders with Tibetan autonomous region in the east.
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The 10 best places in the world to run a marathon – A Luxury Travel Blog

In fact, since the London Marathon started in 1981, around 500 million has been raised. Featured product: Merino top from Iffley Road London-based Iffley Road recommend their long sleeved, half-zip merino top. Made from 100% Italian merino in the brands trademark pique, this is the perfect top for long winter/spring training runs in preparation for London. An invisible inseam pocket can hold car keys, credit card or a gel. Inca Trail Marathon It would appear there is more than one Inca Trail Marathon.
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Jtb Western Japan Opens Tourist Information Center For Overseas Visitors In Osaka’s Shinsaibashi – Yahoo Finance

Japan’s inbound tourism growth boosts retailers, railroad operators – Yahoo Finance

opened on December 10 Kansai Tourist Information Center Shinsaibashi (KTICS) in Osaka’s Shinsaibashi district, a popular shopping and entertainment spot among overseas visitors to Japan. KTICS is located on the third floor above the Tommy Hilfiger store. Kansai Tourist Information Center Website (English): http://www.tic-kansai.jp/sc/ The number of overseas visitors to Japan has been on the rise in recent years. Their travel styles have diversified from traveling in package tours or small groups to traveling as free independent travelers (FIT). The Kansai region in western Japan in particular can expect further increases in visitor numbers as low-cost carriers (LCC) are opening new routes between Kansai International Airport and airports in Asia and other parts of the world. Taking into consideration the changing international travel climate and great tourist spots how best to serve overseas visitors to the Kansai region, JTB Western Japan made the decision to establish KTICS. About Kansai Tourist Information Center Shinsaibashi (KTICS) Business objectives KTICS will provide one-stop services, including offering information on sightseeing spots and travel arrangements, enabling overseas visitors to the Kansai region to get the maximum enjoyment and excitement out of their visit by experiencing the region’s nature, culture and history and interacting with local residents.
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Vincent. The HFPA did get a little wacky with its love for Tim Burtons Big Eyes, giving props to both Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz for their performancesa surprising choice, since the film has received some mixed reviews. They also got a little wonky when it came to theBest Picture vs. Best Director race. While bestowing love on Wes Anderson (Grand Budapest Hotel), Duvernay, Alejandro Inarittu (Birdman) and Richard Linklater (Boyhood), they also chose David Fincher (Gone Girl), a solid choice for a film that has grossed over $330 million worldwide and received high marks for Finchers approach. However,Gone Girldidnt make the Best Picture cut, even though it earned nods for director, screenplay, and actress Rosamund Pike.
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Are the Golden Globes going legit? | Inside Movies | EW.com

Railroad companies are among the stocks that investors say benefited. Keisei Electric Railway Co, which connects Tokyo’s downtown and the Narita Airport, hit a 23-year high recently and is up 43 percent this year, compared to a 5.3 percent rise in the Nikkei share average. Central Japan Railway Co, which runs bullet trains between Tokyo and cities in Western Japan including Kyoto, a major tourist attraction, has hit a multi-year high, and is up 37 percent this year. Other beneficiaries include Oriental Land Co, which operates Tokyo Disney Resort, which hit a record high this month and is up 74 percent year-to-date. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) that invest in hotels are also booming.
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Golden Globe Nominations: From ‘Budapest’ to ‘Selma,’ Which Films Got an Oscar Boost? – Yahoo News

The best director and best screenplay Globe categories are always interesting because they each contain only five slots and can therefore provide clues about which of the 10 best picture nominees have the strongest shots in their respective categories more so with the drama category (the last time a film won it without also being nominated for best director was 22 years ago, with Scent of a Woman) than with the musical or comedy category (the last time a film won it without also being nominated for best director was just two years ago, with Les Miserables). See more Golden Globes: 24 of the Biggest Film and TV Snubs This year’s best picture-nominated drama Boyhood and musicals/comedies Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel each landed director and screenplay noms, as well; the same cannot be said for The Imitation Game (only screenplay) and Selma (only director), not to mention Foxcatcher, Into the Woods, Pride, St. Vincent or The Theory of Everything. Gone Girl, meanwhile, was nominated for those two prizes but not best picture. Read into that what you will. As for the acting races… Foxcatcher’s Steve Carell, The Imitation Game’s Benedict Cumberbatch and The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne were joined in the best actor (drama) category not by Cooper, Downey, McConaughey or Pitt, but by the stars of two smaller films, one a big name, Nightcrawler’s Jake Gyllenhaal, and the other not (yet), Selma’s David Oyelowo.
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