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Londons new social season

Londons new social season

Catch them while you can – the hottest places to eat, drink and dance in the capital are elusive and exclusive, from rock-and-roll debauchery in Mayfair to eccentric dinner parties in Shoreditch. (more…)

South Beach style on the Black Sea

South Beach style on the Black Sea

Chic beachclub brand Puro is carving quite a name for itself at holiday destinations around Europe: Mallorca, Marbella, the Algarve and, most recently, Montenegro. Its next port of call is somewhat less well-known, at least to British travellers: the Romanian resort of Mamaia, on the Black Sea. (more…)

See the Northern Lights display at its best

See the Northern Lights display at its best

Scientists have predicted that the aurora borealis, or northern lights, will be at its brightest since 1958 in 2012. But sighting the phenomenon can’t be guaranteed, so we suggest combining with another activity. (more…)

See South-East Asia by boat

See South-East Asia by boat

Weaving from high in the Tibetan Plateau, through China’s Yunnan Province, and the entire length of Laos and Cambodia before spilling into a delta in Vietnam, the Mekong is South-East Asia’s longest river, and it passes through some of the most varied and fascinating landscapes of the region. (more…)

Sofitel to open its first hotel in Uruguay

Sofitel to open its first hotel in Uruguay

Sofitel, the French luxury hotel brand that has more than 130 hotels in 50 countries, is opening its first property in Uruguay.

Located in Montevideo – Uruguay’s capital – Sofitel is determined to transform the historic building of the Casino Carrasco Hotel into one of the region’s most sought-after addresses. (more…)

Cultural highs

Cultural highs

Manchester, the home of Oasis, Coronation Street, and the 80s-90s acid-house movement, has always had its own distinct culture. With the ?15million revamp of its iconic Whitworth Art Gallery, the city is set to strengthen its position on the UK’s arts map. (more…)

Spectacular Nicaragua

Spectacular Nicaragua

Visitors to Nicaragua usually head straight for the buzzy, colonial city of Granada and its archipelago of colourful little islands. Those who make it further south to Rivas on the Pacific coast are probably bound for dramatic Isla de Ometepe, a little island in Lake Nicaragua with astounding coned volcanoes. (more…)

Party time in Chennai

Party time in Chennai

In the city formerly known as Madras, the winter months are traditionally a time to banish demons by singing and dancing. It seems to have worked. Famous, until recently, for its temples and fantastic masala dosas (for the best, try Sangeetha’s), Chennai has become one of India’s most boom-bastic party spots thanks to a new licensing law allowing hotel bars and clubs to open around the clock. (more…)

Tasmania gets a multi-million make-over

Tasmania gets a multi-million make-over

The stunning Australian island of Tasmania is known for its startling natural beauty and pure environment, and boasts the cleanest air and water in the world. Hundreds of holiday-makers travel – quite literally – to the ends of the earth to experience its dramatic landscapes, brooding pink-and-orange mountain range, thickly-forested hills and bright-red rock formations. (more…)

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