A glimpse of private art collections in Brussels!!

The 7th Art Nouveau and Art Deco Biennial Event will be held in October 2013. Over 4 weekends, Voir et Dire Bruxelles will organise guided tours of interiors and other guided tours which will show off the richness and diversity of these styles in Brussels between 1893 and 1939.The Biennial Event has become a unique opportunity to see inside homes over a weekend that are lived in and cherished by their occupants, and whose history is shared with the public by professional guides. Each weekend will concentrate on a different district, where around a dozen interiors will be open to the public to visit in guided tours by guides provided by Voir et Dire Bruxelles. The guided tours will be in French, Dutch, English and, in some cases, German. Other guided tours on foot, by bike or by coac...

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Menjangan Island : West Bali’s best kept secret Dive site

Surrounded by unspoilt white sandy beaches, stunning coral reefs, and enchanting underwater, environment Menjangan Island is a perfect definition of what natural beauty is all about. Located about 10Km North West off the shore of Bali’s mainland, the small island of Menjangan forms part of the West Bali National Park Conservation Area. The word "Menjangan" in the Javanese language means "Deer". According to Wikipedia, the name was given by the local population who observed wild deer herds swimming to the island every spring covering a distance of approx 1.2 miles. This small island is actually where diving first started seriously on Bali back in about 1978 under the sponsorship of the Indonesian Navy, when it arranged a get-together of the country’s main diving clubs -Possi, Ganesha, Nu

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Nine more hotels in Preferred ambit

With a global reach extending into more than 85 countries, Preferred Hotel Group represents more than 650 of the finest hotels, resorts, and serviced residences in the world. Recently  Preferred Hotel Group added nine new member hotels to their family of brands in North and South America, as well as Europe and the Middle East. CVK Park Bosphorus Istanbul, Turkey (A member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts) Located minutes from Taksim Square, CVK Park Bosphorus Istanbul is an expansive luxury property with 378 guestrooms and 60 suites. The lavish accommodations emphasize Turkish culture while featuring modern amenities like LCD televisions, a pillow menu with 10 options, minibar, and outstanding views of the city or sea. Guests can dine at any of six restaurant venues, serving everyth

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