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Travel: Why Summer Is the Best Time to Discover Versailles

Fancy a summer escape? Hop on board the Eurostar and whizz yourself to Paris, from where you can discover the iconic Palace of Versailles in all its summertime glory…

Summer reads 2017 - the best books to read this summer

10 of the Best Summer Reads 2017

It’s National Book Lovers Day! 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

DUKES Dubai: The British institutions setting up shop in Dubai

Travel: Where to Find a Slice of British Luxury in Dubai

Dubai wears many hats: gateway to Africa and the Indian Ocean, an adventurers dream, a shiny, shopping mecca and, now, a luxury little Britain with guaranteed sunshine. As Dukes Dubai opens its doors, The Resident luxuriates in the British institutions making their mark in Dubai

Win tickets to Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Summer Festival

WIN TICKETS TO HUGH FEARNLEY-WHITTINGSTALL’S RIVER COTTAGE FESTIVAL

River Cottage has teamed up with The Resident to offer the chance to win one of five pairs of Day & Gig Night Tickets (worth £25 each) for Sunday 27 August 2017. And, since kids under 16 go free, you can take the kids too!

Travel: Tuscany in Italy has some of Europe's most beautiful scenery

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY: WINING, DINING & UNWINDING IN A TUSCAN VILLA

Picture the perfect holiday destination and what do you see? The chances are, if you’re a lover of food, wine and culture, it’s Tuscany… 

The Vintage House, Duoro

PORTO & DOURO VALLEY: APERITIFS & ADVENTURES IN PORTUGAL

A dual visit to the Douro Valley and historical Porto is perfect for wine buffs and adventure-seeking travellers alike

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.

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