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Have you ever considered taking one of those exotic romantic train journeys like Cape Town to Pretoria or Singapore to Bangkok on the Eastern & Oriental Express or London to Venice on the Orient Express, and then had your dreams shattered when you find out how much it costs to indulge in the luxury of long distance, classic train journeys. Well now it could be possible at a fraction of the cost by following Mark Smith’s advice.

Read more in the Guardian Online


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This blog is less than a month old and at the end of March 2008 and there’s been an average of three posts per day, covering quite a diverse range of topics in the four primary areas: Arts, Business, Lifestyle and Science.

Here’s a summary of all the posts for March 2008

  • Blogs: Finding the precious needles in the haystack
  • MacBook Hacked
  • Low-cost flights to space
  • What obsession can do to a man
  • Testing Muslim Racism in the USA
  • Freeze Dry Your Pet
  • Ice-free Arctic soon
  • Lasers a Bright New Future
  • British National Gallery Painting Was Owned By Hitler
  • X Prize in Genomics
  • A nightmare but true
  • Risky Business
  • Heathrow Hell
  • A camera that can see through clothes
  • The Gallery: A very short documentary
  • Men on the Moon: Its getting crowded up there
  • Arthur C Clarke Predictions for the 21st Century
  • The Lightening Field
  • The Controversial Embryology Bill
  • The World’s Most Expensive Violin
  • Aging well or not?
  • Iraq: 4000 US military and an estimated 250,000 Iraqis killed
  • Chinese Turning Hoops to Keep the Tibet Uprising out of the Olympics
  • World’s Tallest Man is a Gentle Giant.
  • JK Rowling considered suicide
  • Buddhist Dog
  • Art from Digital Recycling
  • Jailed in Dubai
  • No End in Sight
  • The Pope’s Celebration
  • A Blast from the Past: Mr Blue Sky
  • Lark: Philosophy and Dance
  • Environment under Threat
  • The Future of the Web
  • Work in the Future
  • Salt on Mars
  • America for Sale?
  • Coca Cola sponsored crucifixion in the Philippines
  • Smoking in the Developing World
  • French Euthanasia Case
  • Ahh, a coffee and some social networking
  • Killing Floyd
  • Visa’s new ad
  • Wired Top 10 Red Photographs
  • Euro could soon be the dominant global currency
  • Lunar Telescope Farm?
  • A Blast from the Past – The Look of Love
  • Battling to see the Chinese Army at the British Museum
  • Wired Self-Portrait contest
  • Propeller Island City Lodge Berlin
  • Controversy over human-animal embryos
  • Nowhere Safe
  • Employers browsing candidate’s Social Networking profiles
  • Hi-tech house in the country
  • Egg-actly what the doctor ordered
  • Race to the top
  • Iraq – a five minute summary
  • Smart Goggles
  • Filmmakers and Art Galleries
  • Spanish Film Festival: The Orphanage
  • Dark Mirror Video Installation at the IMMA
  • Learning Online

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