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Next Level Comfort


Long haul travel has made the whole world more accessible than ever before. While it is extremely convenient, extended flights can also take a toll on the body. If you have planned an incredible trip, and are short on time, arriving feeling fresh and ready to immerse yourself in a ...

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A Day In Hong Kong


Stop overs. How do you spend them – holed up in the airport, or out and about? Recently, I had 14 hours in Hong Kong, on our return from the Imagery II Christening Cruise, which offered an opportunity to explore. My friend and I, both newbies to the city decided that ...

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A Tour Of The Imagery II

Avalon Imagery II (16)

The Imagery II is the latest ship to be launched by Avalon Waterways. She is a 120 metre long, 11 metre wide, purpose built river cruising ship, which offers the very latest in luxury for those looking for a truly relaxing holiday. Avalon Waterways has 16 ships in their river cruising ...

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A Ship’s Christening


GrownUps editor Jane Matthews spent a week aboard the Avalon Waterways’ Imagery II, on its maiden voyage along the Rhine, where it was christened – with New Zealand’s own Judy Bailey as Godmother. Friday April 8 We woke up in Breisach. Today is the last day on board the Imagery II (nooooo!), ...

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A Cuban Journey


Part One: Three Days in Havana Cuba: the land of classic American Cars, dancing in the streets and flowing with rum. It sounded like an intriguing holiday destination so we went. We made it to Cuba just before President Obama, the Rolling Stones and the hordes of American tourists who ...

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