Category: City Breaks

View of Cape Town

Design Destination Cape Town

For its burgeoning creative output, diverse voices and inspiring natural beauty, the mother city - recently named a UNESCO city of design – has established itself as one of the…

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Bread for sale in Jerusalem’s Machne Yehuda Market

Exploring Tel Aviv & Jerusalem through food

As I stand under the baking sun among the rubble of what used to be a parking lot opposite the City of David visitor centre, I can just about piece…

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Hong Kong

Anthony Bourdain: A Hong Kong Tribute

When the late, great Anthony Bourdain unexpectedly left us last year, hearts were collectively broken across the world. He was a culinary traveller, host, writer, connoisseur, drinker, epicurean, and a…

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Charles and Ron at the New York Fashion Week 2019

Romancing the sun and sea in Malta with Charles & Ron

Set just off the coast of Sicily, Malta is a country whose storied history stretches far beyond its golden beaches and otherworldly-blue waters. Insider: Charles & Ron share some of…

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At the Beach Canteen, tons of fun little food trucks will be on hand, serving up both classic and modern takes on crowd favourite snacks

Cheat guide to Dubai Food Festival 2019

Dubai is a place of extravagance and indulgence: so it makes sense that its annual Food Festival from 21 February to 9 March is a massive celebration of some of…

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San Lorenzo Lodges by Giovanni De Sandre

Scandal in the papal apartment – Rome’s infamous room opens for stays

As the story goes, a 17th century Pope had an affair with his widowed sister-in-law, and their dalliances played out in a jaw-dropping baroque apartment spanning 350 square metres, replete…

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Cook & Tras Social Library at Six Senses Maxwell, Singapore

Melding of tradition & modernity at the new Six Senses Maxwell

With the December opening of Six Senses Maxwell, this hotel along with its sister hotel, Six Senses Duxton, occupy two heritage buildings – bringing the exciting elements of luxury and…

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The bar is a study in old-world European elegance, with heavy mahogany mixed with rattan touches

Colonial-era Singapore meets old world European luxe

One of Europe’s oldest luxury hoteliers has opened its doors in Singapore’s historic Capitol Piazza, and while its accoutrements are unmistakably European - the hotel’s interiors are draped with decadent…

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The spacious Lagoon Suite offers great privacy if you’re traveling with family

Relive the time of emperors and dynasties

Scholars have waxed lyrical about Hangzhou’s West Lake for centuries, and with good reason. There are few landmarks in China that have received the kind of adoration and acclaim from…

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The Palace's sumptuous artworks are a callback to its history as a former palace

Lavish history meets sumptuous food in this restored Portuguese palace

Lisbon is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most charismatic and vibrant cities, with its rolling hills, the unmistakable pastel-coloured buildings in the old city, and the crash of the nearby coast…

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