MillenniumHotel London Baileys, South Kensington, London - save 23%
Accommodation in a Standard Double room, including full English breakfast.This offer is available for stays between April and June 2014 and is based on two...... more
Accommodation in a Standard Double room, including full English breakfast.This offer is available for stays between April and June 2014 and is based on two adults only.Please note that this hotel is pet friendly. A supplement charge of £10 per pet, per night applies (payable directly to the hotel, please contact the hotel directly prior to your arrival to arrange).Travel is not included.The discount:We advertise this offer at up to 23% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the best available rate. An example of our top discount is:On 12/06/2014, two people may book a one-night stay in a Standard room (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £167 per room, per night, compared to the best available rate of £216 per room, per night. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 23%.The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 15/04/2014.The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.
20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Nanci Griffith - Nanci Griffith
Medium 1Once In A Very Blue Moon (live)Lone Star State Of MindTrouble In The FieldsFrom A Distance(There's A Light Beyond These Woods) Mary...It's A hard Life...... more
Medium 1Once In A Very Blue Moon (live)Lone Star State Of MindTrouble In The FieldsFrom A Distance(There's A Light Beyond These Woods) Mary...It's A hard Life Wherever You goI Knew LoveOutbound PlaneLate Night Grande HotelLove At The Five And Dime (live)The Wing And The Wheel (live)
Peloponnese and Athens (Cadogan Guide Greece: Peloponnese & Athens) - Dana Facaros
Europe's most ancient capital has sashayed into the new millennium in style after a decade of primping for the 2004 Olympics. This title features...... more
Europe's most ancient capital has sashayed into the new millennium in style after a decade of primping for the 2004 Olympics. This title features photography, tailored itineraries and a personal take on the country. It includes listings of hotels and restaurants.
The city of Cardiff is bustling with attractions like the Millennium Stadium, the National Museum and Cardiff Castle, all sitting alongside luxury...... more
The city of Cardiff is bustling with attractions like the Millennium Stadium, the National Museum and Cardiff Castle, all sitting alongside luxury hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and cafes. Now you can tour this amazing city and all its famous locations with the new Cardiff Monopoly! From the much-loved 'Chippy Alley' to the Wales Millennium Centre, it's all up for grabs as you race around the board building a property empire to beat your opponents! It's Monoploy, only set in Cardiff! Uses well known local street names and places Fantasic gift or souvenir idea For 2 to 8 players aged 8 or over
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This is a book for Christians expected to throng to Rome for the millennium jubilee, the introduction to Holy Rome boldly states. It would be a shame...... more
This is a book for Christians expected to throng to Rome for the millennium jubilee, the introduction to Holy Rome boldly states. It would be a shame to exclude the rest of the world from enjoying this slight but sharp and sometimes cheeky book. The English-language title is under the Fodor heading, translated from the Italian Touring Editore publication. Little is lost in the translation and much can be learned about how Italians perceive their history and relationship to the Catholic Church. The guide covers 500 locations and includes biographical sketches of artists and excellent maps keyed to the sites. It includes useful calendars for jubilee events--masses, celebrations, exhibitions. The guide's "neighbourhood" layout is quirky and surprisingly interesting: sections are based on the location of relics of saints and the churches where they are buried, entombed or enshrined. The brief entries by church, crypt or chapel are a tribute to factual writing about what some consider fiction. The essays are intriguing and more academic than what is normally found in a travel guide.Holy Rome does not purport to be a sightseeing tome heavy with hotel, restaurant and entertainment sections: use a typical travel guide(like Fodor's Exploring Rome) for those details. And use Holy Rome for what it is: An invaluable travel guide for anyone planning to use the millennium year to see for themselves the evolution of 2,000 years of Christianity. -- Kathleen Buckley
Cover photograph by Millennium Images/Head Design Ltd Storyline: 'Creepers'. That's what they call themselves. Urban explorers who illegally enter...... more
Cover photograph by Millennium Images/Head Design Ltd Storyline: 'Creepers'. That's what they call themselves. Urban explorers who illegally enter sealed buildings - hotels, offices, department stores - many of which have been abandoned for years. Exploring one holds all the thrill of going into a time capsule. One night in New Jersey, a group of creepers enters the Paragon, a once-magnificent hotel designed and built by a reclusive millionaire. The structure which foreshadowed the beauties of Art Deco architecture is now decrepit, boarded up and marked for demolition. But the Paragon has a disturbing history and it soon becomes clear to the creepers that this decaying seven-story building holds more secrets than they could have imagined in their worst nightmares. Reviews 'A gripping story that demands to be read in a single sitting! Morrell delivers first-rate, suspenseful storytelling once again' Publishers Weekly, June 2005 -- Publishers Weekly 20050601 'Gruesome read...strong plot idea' -- Daily Mirror 20050910 'Creepers is a good old-fashioned chiller. As the pages turn the tensions increases, almost to breaking-point. Terrific' -- Independent on Sunday 20050925 'Creepers" is a good old-fashioned chiller. As the pages turn the tensions increases, almost to breaking-point. Terrific' -- Independent on Sunday 20050925 "Chilling and hypnotically readable!" -- Stephen King 20050925
"If it be permitted to speak of 'love at first syllable, ' then that's what I experienced in my first encounter with this poet of prose." So wrote Thomas Mann...... more
"If it be permitted to speak of 'love at first syllable, ' then that's what I experienced in my first encounter with this poet of prose." So wrote Thomas Mann of the work of Peter Altenberg. A virtuoso Fin de Siecle Viennese innovator of what he called the "telegram style" of writing, Altenberg's signature short prose straddles the line between the lyrical and the narrative, fiction and observation, harsh verity and whimsical vignette. Inspired by the prose poems of Charles Baudelaire, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen and the Viennese Feuilleton, a light journalistic reflection current in his day, Altenberg carved out a spare, strikingly modern aesthetic that speaks with an eerie prescience to our own impatient time. Peter Wortsman's new selection and translation reads like a sly lyrical wink from the turn-of-the-century of the telegram to the turn-of-the-millennium of e-mail.Peter Altenberg, also known as Richard Englander, 1859-1919, was born into a well-to-do Viennese Jewish family, lived in hotels and listed as his official address the Cafe Central, Vienna's intellectual clubhouse (also the sometime haunt of Leon Trotsky and his chess partner Vladimir Ilyich Lenin). A renowned eccentric, Altenberg pioneered the very notion of loose-fitting leisure attire, designed a line of necklaces and favored sandals, walking sticks, slivovitz and the company of prostitutes. His literary admirers included Karl Kraus, Heinrich and Thomas Mann, Robert Musil and Arthur Schnitzler.Recipient of the Beard's Fund Short Story Award, Peter Wortsman is the author of "A Modern Way To Die: Small Stories and Microtales" and the play "The Tattooed Man Tells All." His translations from the German include "Posthumous Papers of a Living Author" by Robert Musil and "Peter Schlemiel: The Man Who Sold His Shadow" by Adelbert von Chamisso.
Advantages: Great weather and food, beaches, malls Disadvantages: Not always super easy to find a restaurant in some parts of town
...off until we were back in January, so we could enjoy it then...
Even before their financial situation kicked off, there were some great deals to be had in the United Arab Emirates and for less money than a week in the Canaries, and more guaranteed sun, we were able to head off for Christmas week in Dubai. To put things in perspective, we paid £550 each for flights and 8 nights accommodation...
Advantages: Lots of different things to see and do and reasonable prices Disadvantages: Alcohol not available except in hotels, you do have to dress respectfully
...The United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates cover a total area of about 83,600 square kilometers along the south-eastern tip of the Arabian Peninsula with Qatar to the west and north-west, Saudi Arabia to the west and south and Oman to the north, east and south-east.
The UAE was founded in 1971 and the founder was the forward thinking Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayan of Abu Dhabi. He was...
Advantages: Gives you a good idea of what is in the city Disadvantages: You have to go at a pace and you do have the feeling of being rushed
...to Jumeirah Beach Road and drove past the mosque too quickly to get any photo at all and then on past the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, and the Burj al Arab to the Souk Medinat from where you can take a lovely photo of the Burj al Arab. This souk is a modern recreation of a traditional souk. It has been nicely done and has some interesting shops but things are that bit more expensive here as it is next to...