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Why business travel is never boring in trendy Taipei

Best Taipei business hotels and boutique beds - a review

Bustling and hip Ximending bursts with colour and activity for the young and restless and, increasingly, travellers looking for lodgings at great prices with transport nearby. More in our Taipei hotel guide


Bangkok's new luxe threads

New hotel brands raise the hospitality bar in Krungthep.


The best spa breaks in Taipei

Everything from Beitou hot springs to our fun guide


Powerless flight

Author - Vijay VergheseAnd now it's Pratt & Whitney engines for the A320neo and the A321neo. They don't work. India's leading budget carrier IndiGo suffered its 22nd engine failure recently. This, in just two years! Other airlines have had their problems with engines failing, blowing up, and seizing in-flight.

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