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Amelienbad Swimming pool

Time for a new view on Vienna

Destination: Vienna

“You must go to Vienna – it’s like Paris, but without the French!” So says the David Frost character in the film Frost/Nixon. But is he right?

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David West Doktor & Misses

Shopping in Cape Town: fashion and contemporary design

Destination: Cape Town

Far from being a sleepy city in the south of Africa, Cape Town is most certainly a ‘watch this space’ place. In fact, we’re on a mission to become the World Design Capital in 2014

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Hotel W Barcelona

Barcelona’s design hotels; five of the best

Destination: Barcelona

World-class architects and the cream of interior stylists have brought Barcelona's hotels sashaying into the 21st century

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Classic Bermondsey Street

Somewhere you didn't know in London: Bermondsey Street

by LRevans

Destination: London

A little known fact about London is that, sometimes, you can find a little village nestled in a very big city. Bermondsey Street is London's next village high street.

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Buy Helena Christensen's cast-offs at Yo-Yo, a second-hand shop run by her mum

Plug into Scandi style in Copenhagen

Destination: Copenhagen

Head to the Danish capital for a short break packed with shopping and style. Whatever you’re looking for, Copenhagen is packed with future classics waiting to be snapped up

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The cool interior at Noma, one of Europe's loveliest restaurants

Copenhagen: Scandinavia with style

Destination: Copenhagen

The Danish capital is a joy for foodies, shoppers and culture-lovers alike. Here's where to go, where to stay and where to eat on a wonderful weekend in Copenhagen

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Shopping in Milan: do it in style

Destination: Milan

If money is no object – or you just want to press your nose up against the windows of designer heaven, Milan is the place to be. But where should you start looking?

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The Shipley Art Gallery

Gateshead: Newcastle's neglected twin

by stokel

Destination: Gateshead

People tend to think that Newcastle is home to the Angel of the North, the Baltic Centre and the Millennium Bridge. It's not. These and other tourist sights are across the River Tyne in Gateshead

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Banke Hall, Paris

Quirkily historic hotels in Paris

Destination: Paris

Why build a hotel when you can convert one from a bakery, tennis court or brewery? In Paris, the new Banke Hotel (think mahogany cash desks) is only the latest example of accommodation with a history

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