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  • n. any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

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  • Jean Cazals for The Wall Street Journal And at La Bauhinia, pastry chef François Perret offers traditional treats such as scones and finger sandwiches, as well as seasonal collections of cupcakes, which for the winter include caramel and black sesame, and chocolate and yuzu www.shangri-la.com .

    Standing on Ceremony

  • La Bauhinia at the Shangri-La Hotel, 10 Avenue d'Iéna, 16th arrondissement; 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily; from €35 per person; +33 01 5367 1991; www.shangri-la.com .

    The Most Agreeable Hour

  • Shangri-La's Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines; Web: www. shangri-la.com

    Asia's Top Spas

  • Traders Hotel (223 Sule Pagoda Rd.; 95-1-242-828; www. shangri-la.com), starting at about $90, is in a charmless high-risee — but good value and location.

    Myanmar's Colonial Treasures Threatened

  • Also covered are the stern classics like Monticello's tea room and the ebullient odes to prettiness, like Frances and Rodney Smith's New Orleans shangri-la by decorator Nicky Haslam.

    Decorating's Titans of Style Duke It Out

  • And at the end of it, I want a door to open up in my living room, and a beautiful elf girl comes out of it and asks me to be her best friend, and then we fly away to shangri-la and eat strawberries there, and have lots of sexy-time.

    Cast and crew

  • I'm talking about a normal-person type rental, not some $650 a week tourist shangri-la.

    Health insurance, Internet, Rental Housing

  • Njuguna is based in the capital city of Mbabane, a shangri-la surrounded by mountains and valleys covered in a green carpet of vegetation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • By describing my little shangri-la I'd hoped to stimulate some interest & some replies from a few interesting like-minded folks.

    The Village Gringa ~ About to take the Plunge!

  • Cebu Mactan Resort & Spa www. shangri-la.com We flew from Iloilo to Cebu with Cebu Pacific www. cebupacificair.com Royalty Free Music Welcome to the Show by Kevin MacLeod www. incompetech.com

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  • An extension and adaptation of the Fountain of Youth-narratives is the idea that a particular place, rather than a substance, carries what is needed to attain extreme age. It is not enough to take a potion from a bottle in Merry Olde England; a person seeking extreme longevity instead needs to move to "Shangri-La." (Wikipedia)

    May 22, 2008