Why go?  The world’s most northerly capital city – lit by the midnight sun in summer or winter’s magical Northern Lights – is a highlight of many a North Atlantic cruise. Though architecturally underwhelming, its waterfront setting and mountain vistas imbue the city with charm, while just inland lie epic landscapes shaped by volcanoes and glaciers.  Cruise
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Welcome to Oslo, the capital city of Norway. Centuries ago, Viking longships prowled the waters around Norway. Some of those longships survived the ensuing years and found their way to the Viking Ship Museum, which is a must-see on any Oslo tour. The three longships on display here have been recovered from various parts of
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Press Conference Andrew Rigie Earlier this year it was reported that Grubhub, the mega-sized restaurant delivery company, was charging restaurants bogus fees for phone call orders that customers did not place. The way it works is Grubhub would setup and promote a unique phone number for restaurants listed on their platform. Apparently, when a customer
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Ten years ago, the Cambodian coast was referred to as “Thailand without the crowds”, its laid-back beaches providing a welcome budget break for backpackers travelling between Thailand and Vietnam.  Back in 2006, I enjoyed a week-long stay at the Serenity Guesthouse in Sihanoukville, a welcome stop after seeing the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng genocide
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Today: what happens when you forsake the Tube for a trans-suburban journey? Diagonally opposite Cockfosters station, at the northern end of the Piccadilly Line of the London Underground, a restaurant called Miracles is doing excellent business.  As an unsatisfied customer of long standing of the Tube line to Heathrow, I surmise the restaurant’s name celebrates the
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