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    My Munich: 5 to try

    Pull up a pew — Munich local, Nico Rasp, suggests his favourite pint stops ahead of the annual stein-sloshing Oktoberfest, taking over the city from 16 September Read More»

  • Caffe Napoli, Little Italy

    City life: New York

    Nothing is as it seems in NYC — your cab driver could be a secret millionaire, your local hot dog shop a speakeasy — but you can always rely on… Read More»

  • A wind orchestra plays in the small park beside Red Square. Image: Getty

    City life: Moscow

    With a resurrected trainline, a high-concept park, edgy art spaces and changing attitudes, in Moscow old and new are starting to dance — and it’s a fascinating show to watch Read More»

  • Fermentation tanks at Drygate Brewery. Credit: Nick Warner

    City life: Glasgow

    Big, bold and imposing, Glasgow is nevertheless a city full of flair, its hard-nosed image increasingly eclipsed by its ever-growing reputation for creativity Read More»

  • Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

    City life: Kuala Lumpur

    In this jungle-fringed metropolis, where soaring skyscrapers overshadow historic enclaves, it’s the city’s capricious nature that really enthrals Read More»

 

City breaks

Caffe Napoli, Little Italy

USA

City life: New York

Nothing is as it seems in NYC — your cab… Read More»

A stallholder in traditional medieval clothing in Tallinn’s Old Town. Image: Daniel Allen

Estonia

City life: Tallinn

A medieval treasure trove, with Soviet heritage and flashes of… Read More»

A wind orchestra plays in the small park beside Red Square. Image: Getty

Russia

City life: Moscow

With a resurrected trainline, a high-concept park, edgy art spaces… Read More»

South Africa

City life: Durban

A beach resort, gritty metropolis and bastion of vibrant Zulu… Read More»

 

Like a local

 

Where to stay

Indonesia

Sleep: Bali

From boutique surf shacks and secluded jungle retreats to boho… Read More»

Austria

Sleep: Vienna

For a right royal experience, a stay in Vienna is… Read More»

View over Amagertorv at Strøget, the main pedestrian shopping street in Copenhagen

Denmark

Sleep: Copenhagen

Floating hotels, boutique townhouses, hipster hostels and a former sailor’s… Read More»

Shanghai cityscape

China

Sleep: Shanghai

Step back in time to the Roaring Twenties; stroll down… Read More»

Hotel Jen, Singapore

Singapore

Sleep: Singapore

From a beachside hotel with a chic Gallic-granny vibe to… Read More»

Thailand

Sleep: Bangkok

From rooftop pools and space-age lobbies to water limousines and… Read More»