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48 Hours in Beijing

10 Mar 2016
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As you approach the 23 million strong capital of China the vast swathes of landmass made up of frozen lakes and mountain ranges give way to the miles of urban conurbation. With only 48 hours to play with in Beijing I had to decide what I could realistically see in this cornucopia of stimuli. My first big decision was to see the world’s largest gathering place, Tiananmen Square…

The Finnair Business Class Experience

4 Feb 2016
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Flying the northern route across the top of the world to Beijing from Europe has some clear advantages. The main one is using Finnair and their brand new A350 XWB, a marvel of a plane that provides the ultimate in style and luxury. As well as the very comfortable seat that becomes a bed at the touch of a button the most noticeable aspect of being on board is the quiet air travel…