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  • 1 Chinese New Year celebrations around the world
    Millions gathered all over the world on Friday to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the spectacular and most important festival in the Chinese calendar which is widely celebrated across Asia and this year...

  • 2 Ten of the most beautiful places on the planet
    Looking for holiday inspiration? Click on the photo below to see a gallery of ten amazing places that will make you want to book your next holiday straight away. The glorious selection of photographs,...

  • 3 This week's top travel pictures from around the world
    From the third ever image taken of planet Earth from the outer solar system, to a chunk of the Monaco glacier falling into the ocean, HELLO! Online has flicked through this week's pictures from all...

  • 4 Beijing's Forbidden City: the kingdom of 'The Last Emperor'
    The great Forbidden City of China lived up to its name for five and a half centuries. Originally the imperial residence where no one could enter or leave without the emperor's permission, from 1420 it...

  • 5 Hong Kong, where occident and orient mix and blend
    There are many great views of the cosmopolis of Hong Kong: looking down on it as it spreads out before you as you stand at the top of Victoria Peak, peering over the edge as you sip a cocktail on one of...

  • 6 Celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
    Nowhere are the ancient festivities of Chinese New Year celebrated with such gusto and fervour as in the ultra-modern city of Hong Kong where the three main days of celebration will bring everything to...

  • 7 Celebrate Chinese New Year in Hong Kong
    Nowhere are the ancient festivities of Chinese New Year celebrated with such gusto and fervour as in the ultra-modern city of Hong Kong where the three main days of celebration will bring everything to...

  • 8 Five stars and low cost: a winning combination
    It used to be that five-star hotels were reserved for the rich and famous. But now just about anyone can afford to enjoy the fine service and facilities at some of the world's best hotels. Here are four...

  • 9 Destinations to see in the New Year in style
    Skiing in the French Pyrenees What better way to welcome in the New Year than with a few days of skiing, snowboarding and all kinds of other winter sports at Piau Engaly on the north face of the French...

  • 10 The Chinese tiger starts to roar
    Everything will be brought to a halt in Hong Kong for the three main days of Chinese New Year. The Chinese calendar is lunar-based, and the date of New Year changes from year to year; coincidentally, in...

  • 11 Contemporary splendour at the InterContinental Hong Kong
    To enjoy the best view of Hong Kong, you have two options: either take the legendary Peak Tram funicular railway up to the top of Victoria Peak, or stand at the edge of theIntercontinental's spectacular...



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