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Start the year in a winter wonderland

Start the year in a winter wonderland

Maxine Sheppard from vtravelled.com, Virgin Atlantic’s social travel site, picks a selection of the world’s best winter festivals China: Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival Up near the Russian border, the North Eastern city of Harbin has established itself as the centre for winter activities in China. Close to the country’s biggest ski resort at Yabuli, it endures bitterly cold …

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The Next Giant Leap

The Next Giant Leap

“It was Stephen Hawking who first got me thinking about this,” says Sir Richard Branson when asked about what prompted him to attempt to launch the world’s first commercial space flight, “when he explained that mankind had no option but to get to space as quickly as possible and start doing things up there that we have been doing on …

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