Posts Tagged ‘its’

Let’s take this upstairs

Let’s take this upstairs

Stylish Soho hotel the Dean Street Townhouse is encouraging late-night diners to stay out all night.

The Soho Sleepover package gives anyone eating in its restaurant after 11pm the chance to spend the night upstairs in any of its available rooms – usually costing up to ?410 a night – for just ?50. (more…)

Paris at its chic-est

Paris at its chic-est

Preferred Hotels’ Oh So Chic package is giving travellers an unparalleled excuse to take a quick getaway to Paris this summer…in magnificent (or should that be magnifique?) style.

Nine Preferred Hotels across the city are participating, giving visitors an option to stay in the style and neighbourhood which they like best. (more…)

Flying into the light

Flying into the light

It’s your best chance to witness the natural wonder – this January, climb above the clouds onboard Sweden’s brand new aerial tour of the Northern Lights.

Captivating us with its supernatural appearance, Aurora Borealis is at its brightest in a decade from now until February, due to its solar activity peaking – something which happens only every 11 years. (more…)

Insider guide to Baku

Insider guide to Baku

Leyla Aliyeva, editor of Baku magazine, has lived in the Azerbaijani capital all her life. Here she gives us the low-down on where to find the city’s best hotels, restaurants, bars, shops and live music, once the Eurovision Song Contest is all over. (more…)

Amanda Harlech: My Edinburgh

Amanda Harlech: My Edinburgh

Amanda Harlech, long-time muse to Karl Lagerfeld, revisits the haunts that keep her and the Chanel designer returning to the Scottish capital.

WHY VISIT
‘Karl has long been coming to Scotland for inspiration – not just for its fine argyles, tweeds and cashmeres, introduced by Coco Chanel when she was the Duke of Westminster’s lover – but for its beauty. (more…)

Portmeirion prepares for Festival No. 6

Portmeirion prepares for Festival No. 6

The sleepy picturesque Welsh tourist village of Portmeirion, on Snowdonia’s coast, is best known for its neo-classical architecture and as the backdrop to the cult 1960s TV show The Prisoner. (more…)

Va-va vroom

Va-va vroom

The impressive new museum on the site where Enzo Ferrari was born promises visitors a supercharged take on motoring history, says Maurice Weaver

Motor valley, in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, stretches along the old Via Emilia from Parma to Bologna. (more…)

London opens its doors

London opens its doors

For some, London’s iconic landmarks are an everyday sight (it seems like wherever you are in London now the top of The Shard is peeking out from the cityscape). Yet while they’re commonplace to us from the outside, it’s rare that we ever get the chance to view from the inside looking out. (more…)

Moscows Bolshoi Theatre to re-open

Moscows Bolshoi Theatre to re-open

Following six years of renovation Russia’s historic Bolshoi Theatre is ready to unveil its new and improved look later this month.

On the 28 October, international opera singers, ballet dancers and Bolshoi artists will be the first to perform on its opulent stage in a lavish ceremony to be broadcast by distributor Pathe in cinemas around the world. (more…)

Dark-sky thinking

Dark-sky thinking

Year-round sunshine a short hop from home might be the enduring draw of the Canary Islands. But Tenerife holds all sorts of surprises, away from its holiday resorts, and one of them* is stargazing. (more…)

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