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    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»

  • Nightlife on Queen Street West, Toronto

    Neighbourhood: Toronto

    Toronto doesn’t like to brag, yet the modest Canadian city has plenty to shout about — from a culturally diverse neighbourhood that’s now a hybrid cuisine hotspot to an arts… Read More»

  • All worlds collide in the sporting arena of Las Ventas bullring. Image: Nick Warner

    City life: Madrid

    Bullfighting, long lunches and late nights — Madrid may be just how Hemingway left it, but change is also in the air Read More»

  • Sunrise strolls on Camps Bay promenade. Image: Alyson Smith

    City life: Cape Town

    Is there any city on Earth with as many different faces as Cape Town? It can be gritty, chic, gregarious, refined, wild, or, if you're very lucky, all of the… Read More»

 

City breaks

Jason French, chef and owner of Ned Ludd

USA

City life: Portland

What the leafy city lacks in wow-factor landmarks it makes… Read More»

Diners in Plaka. Credit: istockphoto

Greece

Neighbourhood: Athens

Be it the ruins of a city wall, a back-street… Read More»

Hanging out at Naplavka, by the Vltava River, Prague. Image: Slawek Kozdras

Czech Republic

City life: Prague

The Czech capital is revealing a mischievous side — having… Read More»

Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

City life: Kuala Lumpur

In this jungle-fringed metropolis, where soaring skyscrapers overshadow historic enclaves,… Read More»

 

Like a local

 

Where to stay

Shanghai. Credit: 4corners

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»

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Argentina

Sleep: Buenos Aires

Electrifying and gregarious, the Argentine capital wears its heart on… Read More»

Doha skyline, Qatar

Qatar

Sleep: Doha

There’s no doubt about it — the Qatari capital does… Read More»

St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Sleep: Kuala Lumpur

Butlers, signature spas, rooftop pools — Kuala Lumpur does a… Read More»