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10 hot rooftop pools: Would you like a pool with your view? Then head to one of these hotels to enjoy jaw-dropping outlooks while you cool down.
Some people believe that Shangri-la is a physical place, others believe it’s a state of mind – and that’s just what the newest edition of My Shangri-La sets out to capture.
Armchair scuba divers will soon be able to explore one of the world’s most spectacular underwater ecosystems without leaving home thanks to a pioneering research survey mapping the Great Barrier Reef.

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on the road in Ecuador.


Hotel of the month: ShaSa Resort & Residences Tiered down a hill on beautiful Laem Set Beach and overlooking the Gulf of Thailand is the exclusive, five-star ShaSa Resort & Residences, the perfect place to flee for a romantic getaway or to spend some quality time with the family.

From China to Canada, Tuscany to Turkey, there’s a new way to explore the world in style. With more than 30 years experience in the tour and travel world, Peregrine has extended its reach to include bespoke, luxurious experiences: Peregrine Reserve.
The upcoming London Summer Olympic Games will have many of us running around. Thankfully, there are plenty of new places to put your feet up between events. Here, three of the city’s hottest spa escapes.

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Peninsula Chicago

Peninsula Chicago is a peaceful and elegant home-away-from-home.

Shangri-La Bosphorus

Perched on the brink of Istanbul’s Bosphorus, is the fabulous new Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel.

Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Fiji

As our helicopter descends toward Likuliku Lagoon Resort, our sense of arrival and much-anticipated visit is heightened.

Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jao Camp is nestled in the remote and picturesque Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Hotel Monaco, Denver

A few days in Denver helps you acclimatise to the altitude – Denver is a mile high – and it is a wonderful city in its own right.

The Rift, Bowral

In the scenic NSW Southern Highlands is a lovingly restored and decorated 19th century family-owned homestead.

Hyatt Regency - the perfect escape
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