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Mayfair goes to Barcelona

Written by KATE SAMUELSON  Gin lovers, listen up! This summer is the perfect time to take a trip to Barcelona, thanks - rather surprisingly - to The Westbury Hotel in Mayfair. The Westbury Hotel, which is known for its bar, has designed a pop-up 'Polo...
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Medieval camping at Warwick Castle

Written by HARRIET OWENS Being 23 and childless, a family-focused weekend at Warwick Castle was perhaps not the most likely springtime break for me and my partner. But it was with an abundance of optimism and a lack of sun cream that we spent a warm...
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City in focus: madrid

Madrid local Delia Piccinini shows off her elegant city and suggests the best places to eat, drink, shop, and stay. Spain’s capital is often overlooked by sunseekers heading to the coast, but this hot inland city - Europe’s third largest - has a...

Guernsey: the humble isle

Written by EMILY LITTLER For a luxury mini break, take a look closer to home. Guernsey’s international reputation for panoramic bays and high quality restaurants gives you everything you are seeking in a holiday further afield. With 24 miles of...
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Summiting peru

Yanama district landscape in the province Yungay at Huaraz Peru There’s more to Peru than Machu Picchu - take a trip north to explore the country’s mountains and vibrant food scene ‘There’s no point even going to Peru if you don’t see Machu...
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A trip to the picturesque Lake District

Written by EMILY LITTLER It is rumoured far and wide that the birthplace of the British classic dessert Sticky Toffee Pudding was in a quaint hotel kitchen in the picturesque Lake District. While this story is as dark and deliciously mysterious as the...
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Spain’s most stylish design hotels

Cherry-pick your favourite design hotel in Spain from our hot summer. Hotel Omn, Barcelona Designed by architect Juli Capella, Barcelona’s Hotel Omn offers a cutting edge limestone facade, a hammam and water therapy pool, rooftop swimming pool, and a...
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Hungry in Budapest

Written by ELEANOR ROSS Eleanor Ross heads to Hungary’s capital city for a fine culture fix, hitting the coffeehouses to fuel up for a night of music and dance with the locals. I hadn’t expected to find people dancing on top of the citadella at...
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Adriatic eating

Written by DOUGLAS BLYDE Vivid, varied and beautiful, Croatia unravels: the crossroads of Europe and the Med. Douglas Blyde details its gastronomy. Croatia’s tight, stone streets are labyrinthine in Zadar - origin of Maraschino liqueur; cosseted...