QE2: Iconic ship transformed into luxury floating hotel in Dubai  | Cruise | Travel

The QE2 is re-opening its doors as a luxury floating hotel, restaurant and exhibition space later this week.  The iconic cruise ship, now permanently docked at Dubai’s Mina Rashid, was formerly owned by Cunard but now belongs to PCFC hotels, part of Dubai government’s Ports, Customers and Free Zones Corporation.  Having undergone a multimillion pound makeover, the new ship has been restored to its sumptuous and former glory, with a twist of modern touches bringing it into the 21st century.  Guests can still expect period furniture and famous memorabilia, along…

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World War 2 bunker transformed into swanky holiday home – would YOU buy it? | Property | Life & Style

While it may not look like much from the outside, the unusual property may just be the most luxurious underground bolt hole in Britain. The beautiful six-bed property which lies in a Cornish meadow just ten minutes drive from Land’s End, is so well camouflaged by its grass-covered roof it looks like a mound in the middle of field. Far from what would be expected inside a bunker, the gorgeous holiday home features a large open-plan living room that effortlessly straddles the line between modern and traditional. The space is…

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