Monthly Archives: November 2008


Belgian browser COUNTRY CODE FOR BELGIUM +32 Our pick of restaurants, hotels and the best events from cities across Belgium. EATING OUT Bazaar Resto63 Rue des Capucins, BrusselsHidden behind a tiny door in the historic Marolles district, this glittering space was once a fabric factory and even a monastery, but […]

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Foraging free It’s the new food fad and it’s healthy, free and good for the environment. Heidi Fuller-Love takes a tour of wild food courses around Europe where you can learn to forage for your supper If you were brought up to believe that edible greens are those dirt-free things sold in […]

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Urban wilderness Belgium may not be known for its nightlife, but that’s about to change. We follow the latest trend of cool nights out in the bars and clubs of Belgium’s boutique hotels Be Manos 23 Square de l’Aviation, Brussels The bar Kick-start your night sipping cognac or French wine while chilling out […]

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Roaming for business Visitors to the African continent might find it bizarre that the first thing the ‘street entrepreneur’ does is to reach for a mobile phone. But, as Peter Griffiths reveals, it is precisely this connectivity that has opened up a range of wild-card activities and services to tourists […]

Roaming for business


Business Browser Every issue we review businesses, products and meet people behind key organisations across our network ORGANISATION TO KNOW If you want to lower your carbon footprint, check out Mercy Corp’s new online initiative. The site allows you to calculate your carbon emissions and offset them by investing in […]

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Airline News Find out about our new partnership with BMI, plus news on our long-haul departures and microfinance loans in DRC New codeshare brings UK connections to nine EDINBURGH Passengers flying to and from the UK will be spoiled for choice from this month onwards with connections to and from Brussels […]

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What to Listen: Our Picks Emerald Book Channel A relaxing musical journey in time and harmonyUn voyage relaxant au cœur du temps et de l’harmonie Jan Garbarek Raga ECMTrisan May Yo I Real WorldNusrat Fateh Ali Khan Tracery Real WorldKhalil Chahine Mektoub Part 2 TransatKhalil Chahine Mektoub Part 3 TransatRabih Abou-Khalil Window ECMEgberto Gismonti Ciranda Nordestina ECMGustav Malher Adagietto D.G.D Bortnyansky I’ve Cried To The Lord MelodiyaPaul Winter Grand […]

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La fièvre de la jungle La région de Virunga abrite une richesse incomparable de biodiversité, avec 414 espèces endémiques qui peuplent des écosystèmes variés, depuis les montagnes et les forêts jusqu’aux steppes et aux marécages des plaines. En marge des frontières du Rwanda, de l’Ouganda et de la République Démocratique […]

Jungle fever


What’s on: Dates for your diary, hotel and museum news, Gola Forest update and Uganda’s rising tennis champ. NEW OPENINGS Sandele Bay Eco-Retreat, Kartong Village, Western Division, The Gambia Catering for the discerning eco-traveller, the sumptuous Sandele Eco-Retreat is already garnering rave reviews from all who stay there. Easily accessed […]

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A Talk on the Wild Side WWF is credited with running one of Africa’s most successful conservation initiatives. Tamsin Taylor caught up with Taye Teferi, one of the key players behind the program, to talk about why Africa’s wildlife needs global attention When we meet in WWF’s Nairobi headquarters, Dr […]

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