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Travel and The Bitcoin Revolution

You know the Bitcoin revolution has begun when one of the world’s largest digital travel agencies starts accepting it as a payment method. Expedia’s announcement that they will now accept payments via the new virtual currency has the attention of both tech savvy tourists and bigwig economists, albeit for different reasons.


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If you need a few tips for your wander list this January, check our resolution-inspired ideas below. Don’t forget that we’re giving away flights to five dream destinations in our January competition (so that’s the “travel more” resolution sorted too!):


Five of the Best Rooftop Bars in Shanghai

by HelenElfer September 2013 - last edited September

Shanghai Night Life | The City's Coolest Rooftop BarsIn between the freezing winter and sticky hot summer are two glorious windows of light weather when Shanghai's rooftops really come to life.


Shanghai's Most Impressive Architectural Wonders

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited February

Shanghai Skyline © Gary Lerude

In the last few years, Shanghai has continued to assert itself architecturally, and is home to some of the most striking and significant structures in the world. The city is noted for having more Art Deco buildings than any other, and its skyscrapers are among the tallest in the world. Here, we take a look at some of the most interesting and impressive architectural wonders in Shanghai.


Dishes to Die for: A Taste of Tokyo

by Community Manager March 2013 - last edited August 2014

Warabimochi_header©Charles_Haynes.jpgIt’s undeniable, and perhaps unsurprising for the largest city in the world, that Tokyo is a utopia for food-lovers. The capital of Japan has been awarded more Michelin stars than any other city, by far, and its street food is simply incredible.


New Year, New World: Hong Kong Countdown

by Moderator February 2013 - last edited October

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To see in 2013 in style, Hong Kong will stage the New Year, New World - Hong Kong Countdown Celebrations; the largest-ever pyrotechnic show in the event's history...