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Summer reads 2017 - the best books to read this summer

10 OF THE BEST SUMMER READS 2017

Sheila O’Reilly of the award-winning Village Books in Dulwich Village shares summer 2017’s top 10 reads as chosen by her team of bookworms. And since this week is Independent Bookshop Week (24 June-1 July 2017), head to your local indie bookshop to get your copy…   

The Ampersand hotel in South Kensington launches Princess and the Pea-themed stay

THE AMPERSAND IN KENSINGTON LAUNCHES FAIRYTALE-THEMED STAY

Ever fancied yourself as a character in your very own fairytale? Well, now the dream can come true. Sleep like royalty this month with a Princess and the Pea-themed stay The Ampersand in South Kensington…

The Saxon's Koi Terrace

JOHANNESBURG: RICH HERITAGE, HIP NEW HANGOUTS & LUXURY HIDEAWAYS

Johannesburg is known as the gateway to safari, but the once maligned city is now emerging as a destination in its own right, where rich heritage – the good and the bad – meets vibrant new neighbourhoods and luxury hideaways

The Rocky Mountains in Aspen, Colorado, in summer

HIKES, BIKES & YOGA: DISCOVER ASPEN, COLORADO, IN SUMMER

Snowmass and Aspen in Colorado are known for their snowy mountain views and great skiing, but come summer, you can experience the Rocky Mountains in all their sun kissed glory, where they become a haven for those who hike, bike and meditate

Reasons to visit Glasgow

Ad Feature HOW TO SPEND 48 HOURS IN GLASGOW

Primal Scream, Franz Ferdinand, Simple Minds and folky rock-pop legends Belle and Sebastian all hail from Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city and the third largest city in the UK. Its musical prowess has led to comparisons with Detroit during its Motown heyday. Combine that with its architecture, parks, nightlife and thriving cultural quarter and you have one cool city.

Ad Feature WHY GLOUCESTER QUAYS OUTLET IS A GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE FAMILY

The shopping centre has a chequered history. But things are different now. A trip to the shops is no longer enough for the British public. We want good food, entertainment and plenty to keep the kids happy, which is where Gloucester Quays Outlet excels

CITY, BEACH, BOUTIQUE: THREE WAYS TO EXPERIENCE MODERN MEXICO

From cultural city stays to uber-contemporary architecture by the beach and a boutique resort in the ‘city of eternal spring’, modern Mexico offers countless experiences with amazing hotels to match. The Resident checks out three cool new openings…

JA Manafuru, the Maldives

THE MALDIVES VIA DUBAI: HOW TO DO THE DOUBLE IN STYLE

Our travel patterns are changing. It’s less about chilling on a beach (though oh, how we love it!), and more about experiences. With this in mind, combining a trip to the idyllic Maldives with a stay-over in high-voltage Dubai offers you the best of two very different worlds…

Cheltenham Festival is one of the UK's biggest and best springtime events

Ad Feature FIVE OF THE UK’S BIGGEST & BEST OUTDOOR SPRINGTIME EVENTS

Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy some of the biggest and best events across the country. Here’s a rundown of five of the best outdoor events taking place across the country, from racing to running and a reading festival…

The Gainsborough Bath Spa offers a unique natural thermal spa

BATH’S NEW 21ST CENTURY ROMAN SPA EXPERIENCE

The Gainsborough Bath Spa made Conde Nast Traveller’s Best New Hotels in the World list in 2016 for many good reasons, and bathing like a 21st Century Roman is just one of them

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